1936 Washburn Tonk 5257-1/2

Rosewood headstock overlay with fancy Washburn logo


25-3/8" scale
• 1-13/16" nut width.
• 2-5/16" bridge spacing
• 15-1/4" lower bout
• 4-5/8" deep
• Action is 3/32" bass
• 2/32" treble

Fine sounding and playing Tonk Washburn. Rosewood back & sides. Spruce top. V shaped 7 piece laminated Mahogany neck. Ebony fret board and bridge. Large pearl block fingerboard inlay. Rosewood headstock overlay with fancy Washburn logo. Calton hard shell case. Work done: Neck set. Frets. New bridge, saddle and nut. Reproduction pickguard made from 1930’s celluloid. One replaced fingerboard inlay. Hairline headstock crack that does not go through. Older long side crack repaired treble side. Braces have been lightly scalloped.

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