Washburn New Model 1896 Brazilian Rosewood Parlor Guitar


Exc (restored) condition. Serial number 104675.
Scale length 24 1/4″. Width at lower bout: 12 3/8″.
Width at nut: 1 13/16″. Pin spacing: 2 3/8″.

Brazilian Rosewood back and sides. Adirondack Spruce top. Mahogany V-profile neck. Slotted peghead with 12-fret neck joint. Tuners may be original, but are definitely period. Ebony peghead veneer is blank. Radiused Ebony fingerboard has three interesting inlays. Ebony heelcap and end wedge. Mostly original finish on the top with some overspray. Beautiful checkerboard and herringbone soundhole rosette. Binding along fingerboard has been replaced with flamed maple binding. Bole of neck and heel is refinished. Refinished sides show some large crack repairs. Only 1 cleanly repaired crack in Brazilian rosewood back. Round label intact with inked serial number. Serial number repeats on the head block inside guitar, and on the square top of the peghead. Body has multiple wood purflings on top and back of body with ivory edge bindings.
Comes with vintage chipboard case.


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