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1888 dated Parlor signed Wm Gerke Providence RI

Sold ! This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2006-01-15)
Price : US $227



1888 dated Parlor signed Wm Gerke Providence RI 1888 dated Parlor signed Wm Gerke Providence RI 1888 dated Parlor signed Wm Gerke Providence RI 1888 dated Parlor signed Wm Gerke Providence RI 1888 dated Parlor signed Wm Gerke Providence RI 1888 dated Parlor signed Wm Gerke Providence RI 1888 dated Parlor signed Wm Gerke Providence RI


Wonderful sounding and well built early parlor with spruce top, oak sides and mahogany veneer back, along with brass/bone tuning machines and nice 12 fret v neck . The tailpiece is heavy cast, signed and dated 1888 by the maker. William Gerke is listed in the American Fretted Instruments Guide as a Providence maker.
STATS
Lower bout 11 1/2''
Upper bout 8 1/2''
String spacing 2 1/8''
Nut width 1 13/16''
Scale 24 5/8''
CONDITION
Body had 2 cracks on front, both of which have been cleated and are stable. No cracks on sides or back, which appears newer. Braces were reglued. Neck was re-set. Action at 12th fret is 3/32''. New floating ebony bridge with bone saddle and bone nut was added. Tuners are wonderful brass and bone and


Sold ! This guitar is sold (sold on 2006-01-15)



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