05-08-2005 05-09-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2274 Boston
May 8, 2005 12:00 PMCalender
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American Tenor Banjo, Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Company, Kalamazoo, c. 1925, Model TB-4

$705$600
Auction: Musical Instruments - 2274 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 08, 2005 12:00PM

Description:

American Tenor Banjo, Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Company, Kalamazoo, c. 1925, Model TB-4, the laminated pot stamped 11969-12 and labeled THE GIBSON, IS HEREBY GUARANTEED... etc., the Pyralin resonator, the 24-bracket tone ring with arched top, the veneered maple neck of medium curl, the veneered peghead with GIBSON and fleur-de-lis pearl inlay, the bound ebony fingerboard with pearl dot inlay, the ivoroid pick guard, diameter of head 10 3/8 in., with case.

Provenance: The Collection of Dennis E. Hartnett.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Company, American Tenor Banjo, ivoroid pick guard , Dennis E. Hartnett