September 15th, 2014 International Day of Democracy September 16th, 2014 World Ozone Layer Day September 17th, 2014 Constitution Day and Citizenship Day September 19th, 2014 National POW/MIA Recognition Day September 19th, 2014 International Talk Like a Pirate Day September 21st, 2014 International Day of Peace September 22nd, 2014 Emancipation Day September 22nd, 2014 Autumnal equinox September 25th, 2014 World Maritime Day September 25th, 2014 Rosh Hashana September 27th, 2014 World Tourism Day September 28th, 2014 Gold Star Mother's Day September 28th, 2014 World Heart Day September 28th, 2014 World Rabies Day October 1st, 2014 International Day of Older Persons October 2nd, 2014 International Day of Non-Violence October 4th, 2014 Feast of St Francis of Assisi October 4th, 2014 Yom Kippur October 5th, 2014 World Teachers' Day October 5th, 2014 Eid-al-Adha October 6th, 2014 World Habitat Day October 6th, 2014 Child Health Day October 8th, 2014 World Day for Natural Disaster Reduction October 9th, 2014 Leif Erikson Day October 9th, 2014 World Sight Day October 9th, 2014 First day of Sukkot October 9th, 2014 World Post Day October 10th, 2014 World Mental Health Day October 11th, 2014 International Day of the Girl Child October 13th, 2014 Columbus Day October 13th, 2014 Native Americans' Day October 13th, 2014 Indigenous People's Day October 15th, 2014 Last day of Sukkot October 15th, 2014 White Cane Safety Day October 15th, 2014 International Day of Rural Women October 16th, 2014 Boss's Day October 16th, 2014 World Food Day October 16th, 2014 Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
Vintage C.1905 Washburn Brazilian Rosewood Antique Parlor Guitar For Sale
Vintage c. 1905 Washburn guitar in very good restored condition. Adirondack spruce top with herringbone inlays for the rosette and purflings. Very nice straight grained Brazilian rosewood back and sides. Mahogany neck. Ebony peghead overlay, fingerboard, and bridge. Pearl position markers. Ebony and pearl bridge pins.
The length is 37", width is 12 1/4", the scale is 24 1/4", and the neck is 1 13/16" at the nut.
Very good restored condition. The original top to this guitar was damaged beyond repair and has been replaced with a new top of Adirondack spruce. This spruce was harvested in the early 90's, so is approximately 20 years old and well seasoned. It was rebuilt with the original Z bracing pattern and has the original bridge. The back and sides are in very good condition with no cracks or apparent repairs. It has been refinished with ahand applied shellac polish. There are a few small scratches and dings, but overall in very good shape for 100+ years. The neck has been reset to the correct angle and the action is very goodwith a string height of 1/8" at the 12th fret. There is plenty of saddle height to lower it further in the future if needed. Both the nut and saddle are bone and are new. It has had a partial re-fret with the first three frets replaced and the others leveled. Plays very well with an excellent tone- very nice!
A case is not included with this, but it will be carefully packed for secure shipping. The standard shipping rate is for US only. International buyers please email for shipping estimate prior to offerding. sale- excellent opportunity for this fine antique guitar!