Washburn mandolin dating
Comes with a newer hardshell case that fits well.... Has the original tailpiece cover but is missing the pickguard, however the pickguard mounting hardware is in the case.Tuners are correct type Klusons but are a little later wartime era with riveted gears.Perhaps a Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, or Jazzmaster is your thing. Suite 200 Brandon, FL 33511 United States of America Phone 804-937-4880 Skype ID: charlesjohnsonva Viewing/visits/try outs by appointment only My business phone hours are: Monday-Friday: am - pm East Coast time zone USA Weekends: 12 noon - pm East Coast time zone USA The following is the current "for sale or trade" list. Click on the instrument name or the small thumbnail picture beside it to see the full size picture. (Serial number 6938) Excellent minus condition showing some playing wear. Shows some playing wear as well as a few nicks and dings, but overall a nice solid mandolin. 6842) Excellent condition, Sheraton brown top finish, dark brown back and sides, bound top, back and fingerboard, pearl logo, ebony fretboard and new Loar replica bridge from Cumberland Acoustic. It has the original arrowhead plate tuners that were only used on late 19 instruments. This is a classic Loar era instrument with the sound that you expect from this period.
If you would like additional images of a specific instrument please email your request. Shows some pick wear on the top in the pickguard area and some typical minor finish checking, but overall a nice solid mandolin. This model has a good old time, bluegrass and country pedigree for stage and studio use. With no serial number it is hard to pinpoint an exact date, however they were only made for a few years. These came in two versions - the A50 which was a little fancier and the A1, which is the mandolin presented here. This mandolin has the original sunburst finish, a beautiful birdseye maple back, sides and neck, and an ebony fingerboard with a silkscreened script logo.
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