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Offline Sideshowsteve

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1920s Washburn spruce/brazilian rosewood parlor guitar?
« on: July 31, 2017, 08:27:35 PM »
Hey guys,
I just got this old parlor guitar at an estate sale, looks 1920s, solid Brazilian rosewood sides and back, slot head, etc, but the paper label in the sound hole is gone, just an oval shape of glue residue left. I was told by a local luthier and by a fairly well known Canadian acoustic blues player that is likely a Washburn. If there's anyone on here who could help I'd it, it'd be greatly appreciated!
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Re: 1920s Washburn spruce/brazilian rosewood parlor guitar?
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2017, 09:28:27 AM »
no pictures so cant really tell you anything
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Re: 1920s Washburn spruce/brazilian rosewood parlor guitar?
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2017, 02:20:36 PM »
Hey Sideshowsteve,
fixed those links for you if someone wants to watch the images:

https://ibb.co/iyzY9k/
https://ibb.co/dmyFN5/
https://ibb.co/k4Y4FQ/
https://ibb.co/hAdApk/

Nice looking instrument!!
Is the bridge cracked?
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Re: 1920s Washburn spruce/brazilian rosewood parlor guitar?
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2017, 10:32:39 AM »
yep it a Washburn a 1911 model 115 ( later model ) or depending on size of the guitar ( could be  217 or 320 ) now you must tell about a Canadian acoustic blues player west coast or east coast
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