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For Sale: H.C. Dobson 1867 Patent

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All original example from Henry C. Dobson that represents one of the earliest patents for a resonator and top-tension banjo. Maple rim with fine rosewood veneer, highly adorned in decorative marquetry on back/sides; 39 screws secure rosewood tension hoop to the outer resonator. Mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard/peghead overlay, evidence of past heel crack repair. Outfitted with original tailpiece, and friction pegs. Currently set-up with gut strings; take a trip in this time-machine.

Included in sale is a newer coffin-style hardcase.




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Price: $3,499.00 USD

Shipping: 65.00

Posted By: bernunziouptown

United States, 122 East Ave, Rochester, NY, 14604

Condition of Banjo:
Used - Very Good Condition

More Info on this Banjo

Type: 5-String Resonator

Brand: Dobson, H. C.

Ad Status: Active, #64347

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