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Fine Rare American Archtop Guitar

Auction:
2069
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$13,800$12,000

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Auction:
Sale #2069 - 2069
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 06, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Fine Rare American Archtop Guitar, John D'Angelico, New York, 1947, Model New Yorker, serial number 1808, stamped internally D'ANGELICO, NEW YORK, 1808, the two-piece maple back of irregular curl, the sides of medium curl, the top of medium grain with cross-bracing, the maple neck of medium curl, the bound peghead with inlaid pearl D'ANGELICO logo, the bound ebony fingerboard with split-block pearl inlay, length of back 21 7/16 in., width of bottom bout 18 1/2 in., with case.
Estimate $20,000-40,000

Keywords

John D'Angelico, Dominicans, Fra Angelico, Guitars, Inlay