Fairbanks & Cole Imperial 5 String Banjo For Repair 1880s For Sale
Up for offer is a Fairbanks & Cole Imperial 5 string banjo for repair. The head measures 11 & ½" across. The entire length is 32". The neck is straight and the metal on the pot should polish up. All the shoes are present. 4 brackets are missing and 6 nuts. The dowel stick reads Imperial Fairbanks & Cole Makers Boston Mass. Imperial. There is no tailpiece or bridge. All but one piece of inlay is missing from the ebony fret board. The fret board extension over the head is also missing. The peg head overlay is also missing as well as all the pegs and the nut. There is no case. Still I think a worthwhile project. Please view pictures. Any questions please E-Mail.