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Fine Musical Instruments

by Skinner


391 lots | 386 with images

October 12, 2008

The Heritage on the Garden

63 Park Plaza

Boston, MA, 02116 USA

Phone: +1 617 350 5400

Fax: +1 617 350 5429

Email: info@skinnerinc.com

American Mandolin, Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Company, Kalamazoo, c. 1924, Model A, labeled GIBSON MANDOLIN STYLE A, NUMBER 80737 IS HEREBY

Lot 1: American Mandolin, Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Company, Kalamazoo, c. 1924, Model A, labeled GIBSON MANDOLIN STYLE A, NUMBER 80737 IS HEREBY

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Description: American Mandolin, Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Company, Kalamazoo, c. 1924, Model A, labeled GIBSON MANDOLIN STYLE A, NUMBER 80737 IS HEREBY, GUARANTEED..., etc., length of back 13 5/8 in., with later case.

Condition Report: Very good, even light finish crackle, hardware, pickguard original.

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American Tenor Banjo, Bacon Banjo Co. Inc., Groton, c. 1933, Model Silver Bell, stamped 35564, B&D SILVER BELL, MA...

Lot 2: American Tenor Banjo, Bacon Banjo Co. Inc., Groton, c. 1933, Model Silver Bell, stamped 35564, B&D SILVER BELL, MA...

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Description: American Tenor Banjo, Bacon Banjo Co. Inc., Groton, c. 1933, Model Silver Bell, stamped 35564, B&D SILVER BELL, MADE BY THE BACON BANJO CO INC, GROTON CONN USA, the peghead engraved B&D SERENADER, SILVER BELL, diameter of head 11 in., with original case.

Condition Report: Very good. One hinge broken on case.

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American Tenor Banjo, Epiphone Banjo Corporation, New York, c. 1930, Model Recording , the peghead inscribed EPIPH...

Lot 3: American Tenor Banjo, Epiphone Banjo Corporation, New York, c. 1930, Model Recording , the peghead inscribed EPIPH...

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Description: American Tenor Banjo, Epiphone Banjo Corporation, New York, c. 1930, Model Recording , the peghead inscribed EPIPHONE, DELUXE, RECORDING, the tailpiece engraved EPIPHONE, diameter of head 11 in., with original case.

Condition Report: Very good, slight patina wear on edge of arm rest, no noticeable warp in rim.

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American Guitar-Banjo, Gibson Mandolin Guitar Company, Kalamazoo, c. 1930, Model GB 1, the peghead with GI...

Lot 4: American Guitar-Banjo, Gibson Mandolin Guitar Company, Kalamazoo, c. 1930, Model GB 1, the peghead with GI...

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Description: American Guitar-Banjo, Gibson Mandolin Guitar Company, Kalamazoo, c. 1930, Model GB 1, the peghead with GIBSON and fleur-de-lis pearl inlay, diameter of head 14 in., with original case.

Condition Report: Metal patinated, surface scratches and abrasions, finish wear on back of neck near binding, hairline crack around base of neck. Case handle broken, wear to inside of case.

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American Mandolin, Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Company, Kalamazoo, c. 1927, Model F-2, labeled GIBSON MANDOLIN STYLE F2...

Lot 5: American Mandolin, Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Company, Kalamazoo, c. 1927, Model F-2, labeled GIBSON MANDOLIN STYLE F2...

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Description: American Mandolin, Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Company, Kalamazoo, c. 1927, Model F-2, labeled GIBSON MANDOLIN STYLE F2, NUMBER 83225 IS HEREBY, GUARANTEED... etc., length of back 12 7/8 in., with original case.

Condition Report: Light finish crackle, surface scratches and abrasion, pickguard broken and crumbling, finish crack near upper point. Bridge separate. Case handle broken.

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