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Offline wanda

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ABOUT A OLD WASHBURN MANDOLIN
« on: May 01, 2004, 08:44:53 PM »
HI,
 I have a friend that has asked me to find out about a old washburn mandolin.It is a  1915 round hole two point washburn mandolin, with rosewood back and sides . serial # 31997 style 1422 ( on sticker in sound hole). on back of peg head is a one piece crome cover plate with washburn engraved in it. it has no fancy inlays. the top is spruce top with top bracing.  she bought it at a estate sale about 30 years ago..... could any one help me find a price on it or tell me something about it.... thank you. they came to me because my husband plays a mandolin in a bluegrass band. but we don't know anything about this one... thank you, wanda  or can you tell me where to go to find aout about it.....
 

Offline Mike Beatty

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ABOUT A OLD WASHBURN MANDOLIN
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2004, 09:18:03 AM »
Try the Mandolin Brothers in New York. Their website is www.mandoweb.com
Mike Beatty
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U.S. Music Corp.

Offline keef

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ABOUT A OLD WASHBURN MANDOLIN
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2004, 08:28:39 AM »
Style 1422 was the cheapest Washburn mandolin made at the time. Are you sure about the serial number?? the first '3' would likely be a '2'...
These instruments sell on Ebay for about $200-350, depending on condition.