Somewhat the worse for wear though eminently restorable.
A mid-19th century French guitar, probably from the 1840s-50s, with stunningly engraved mother-of-pearl border around the entire top.
From the operations of the world's first-known guitar factory.
Nice and unaltered.
An original inlaid fingerboard for a 1930s Gibson RB-1 five-string banjo.
Made in Brooklyn.
This is one of their better ones.
It’s seen some better days but it is eminently restorable.
This is one of the very last of the beautiful Martin bowl-back mandolins.
Quite nice and quite intact.
Nine-string guitar, in the realm of a harp-guitar.
From just-post-Occupied Japan.
With a label inside that reads O. PAGANI & BROS / 289 BLEECKER ST / NEW YORK / FABRICANTI / DI / STRUMENTI / ARMONIOCI.
This is a very hgh-quality, solid guitar from the early 1900s.
Strong and tight in every respect and it is a truly wonderful instrument.
Made at the Madison Prison workshop.
Gorgeous Brazilian rosewood back and sides, a beautiful ultra-fine-grained spruce top, ebony fingerboard & bridge.
This Schatz guitar is a perfect candidate for restoration.
“Gravé par Thérese”
We have here a gen-you-wine Third Man Brand Zither, in its original box, complete with playing instructions in English and Italian.
This one is quite complete.
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