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For Sale: George C Dobson 5 String Banjo Open Back

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Circa 1890s - George C. Dobson five string banjo. It is quite playable. Moderate action. Neck was recently reset. Rare find.

Neck:
one-piece maple
ebony fingerboard and peghead overlay
white mother of pearl inlay
some sea snail (colorful) highlights in the peg head
vintage friction tuners
Heelcap is dyed pearwood and is chipped

Rim:
Highest quality nickel plated brass spun-over maple rim
Fancy tension hoop, used only on his top models
30 brackets (28 original, 2 period appropriate, similar brackets supplied by Bob Smakula)
Dowel rod is stamped with Geo.Clifton Dobson's (you can definitely see it but it was very difficult to photograph)

If you are interested, please call me (Trevor) at (520) 509-4759 because I am terrible on the internet and do not check my email very often. Thanks




Interested in buying this banjo?
to arrange purchase

Price: $975.00 USD

Shipping: buyer pays all shipping

Posted By: mauimusicman

United States, Maricopa, AZ, 85139

Contact Info: Trevor Jones (520) 509-4759 please call!!! Do not email, as I don't access the internet very often. Thank you

Condition of Banjo:
Used - Good Condition

Type: 5-String Openback

Brand: Geo. C. Dobson

Ad Status: Active, #65691

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