The factory is dedicated to making Epiphone and only Epiphone guitars with the aim of producing higher quality guitars. Sorry, this Item is no longer in Stock: Continue Shopping: About Us. Healy supervised the factory, which during their peak production years, turned out as many as 100 guitars per day! The guitar in question, in this case, is a parlor sized Washburn model A 5991. For example, if your guitar's serial number is 9. Washburn has used many serial number formats over the years, ranging from 4-12 characters long. Understanding these numbers can be difficult, because they seem to hold no information about the guitar.
Any plastic strings for classical guitar would work though. So far, I've removed the bridge and splinted those three cracks in the top they were massive, and I couldn't get them to close up. Here are a few photos of the label, bridge, and the guitar itself. This is in nice condition but will need a new string, one is broken. The instrument that I own is serial number 000331. In 1930, Washburn merges with Tonk Brothers and releases the Solo Deluxe, the precursor of the auditorium style guitar and one of the best-selling guitars created.
The original Washburn brand disappeared in the 1930's. Washburn Six String Acoustic Guitar, Model D1. I can't make out the Style number. You can look up the 1994 page, and locate your model number. Nancy Wilson and Howard Leese with Heart, to the. Up for auction is this Gorgeous Washburn D1.
. The Washburn brand was sold to the Tonk Brothers - who also owned the Regal brand, in 1928 or 29. Whether you strive to join that list, or. George Washburt 6 strings acoustic guitar with hard case. Has original label inside with Model Number D 1.
In fact, there never was a Washburn Company until the brand name was revived in 1964. Can anyone here recommend any resources or reading materials for accurately determining the age and approximate value of older, pre war Washburn acoustic guitars? We have a legacy of famous and talented artists who have. The ones who only use the last 2 numbers of the year of manufacture are blowing it real bad too, when their 20,30,40, 50 years of production come up for a date of manufacture. Instruments with serial numbers that have 5 or more characters are. N Acoustic Guitar This auction is for a previously used guitar. The first 2 numbers in the serial number should indicate.
The History of Washburn Guitars. I think that the X-50 is neck-thru. It is a George Washburn Acoustic Guitar Model D1. They were identical instruments and I had thought at the time that they were numbered by production order a process that Washburn disputes. So I'd say the reason they don't do this is that they don't have the information readily available. The year of manufacture can be deduced from the first few numerical characters in the serial number.
As the proud owner of a turn of the century Washburn, I have done quite a bit of research on the company. The History of Washburn Guitars. It is the only plant run by Epiphone in Asia. Ducks Dating Service Enter your search terms Submit search form ~ Washburn ~ George Washburn started making guitars in 1864. Both acoustic and electric guitars are made here. I'll see if I can find a copy of that book. The electro-acoustic models in this series have Fishman preamps.
The series of guitars will all have similar qualities to yours, and the remainder of the model number differentiates the guitar in more detail. Use the serial number on your guitar to determine the year of manufacture. For example, 8901827 indicate the instrument was made in 1989, 1988, or 1998. Thanks Ray The serial number will tell you a lot. This guitar is no longer for sale sold on 2. The straight across, non-compensated saddle will not play in tune with steel or silk and steel strings.
I have seen many of these guitars and it appears as though the first two numbers of the serial number represent the year of manufacture on this model, for example 800123would be a 1980 model. An educated answer is alot better than guessing or responding to customers with incorrect information, which sadly is the current state of things at Washburn. The serial number A3991 would date your guitar to 1907. Any information you can provide? It appears to be all original except for one repair on the soundboard seem, done fairly well. Has original label inside with Model Number D 10N and Serial number 9110000221. This instrument would have been built for gut strings originally.