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  • Civil War Guitar with Original Coffin Case / Sold

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    Civil War Guitar with Original Coffin Case - Inventory Number: MUS 089 / Sold

    This is a rare Civil War guitar featuring the classic 1860's "ice cream cone" style neck joint.  Several makers shared similar designs such as Martin, Hall & Sons as well as Ashborn.  

    The ebony heads are original to the brass turners.  The fretted neck exhibits four circular mother of pearl inlays in a diamond pattern.  Body is in excellent condition and has one hairline crack beneath the right side of the neck.  The guitar is made with Brazilian Rosewood Veneer and a spruce top.  It has it's original "end pin" with raised diamond design and mounted with six mother of pearl inlayed ebony bridge pins and a bone saddle. 

    This is a wonderful period guitar that comes with its original coffin case that would have been purchased with the guitar.  Case measures 37 3/4" long x 13" wide at the base.

    A high quality original 1860's guitar worthy  of any Civil War or early musical instrument collection.  

    Additional photos available by request. 

    Inventory Number: MUS 089 / Sold