A rare Ironwood (Tieli) clapper with three beautiful pieces. The two inner clappers are tied together for sound. The sound of the wooden clappers sets the rhythm of the music as well as some of the actions of the performers. Age: 19th century. Size:L.27cm. Width at the widest point is 2.5cm. Condition: No repairs. Normal wear.
Japanese solid Ivory Shamisen Pick, Bachi Plectrum in brocaded silk Pouch with red sleeve, 8" long, 4" wide tip with wooden cover, 1" square on the bottom of the pick. The condition is good, no damage.
Five(5) Japanese Shamisen Picks, Bachi Plectrums with wooden covers to protect the tip of the picks, three(3) wooden picks, two(2) composition plastic with tortoise shell mixed tips, they are all in brocaded silk and other fabric pouches, some include sleeves inside the pouch, 8" long, some have age stains on wood, and some frits on the tip of the composition plastic picks.
Japanese Shamisen traditional 3 strings musical instruction books and necessary assortments, large set, include 16 notation books, 2 stands in bag, extra strings, all other necessary assortments to play Shamisen , one of the book dated 1953, the condition is good.
Braun SK-55 Radio and Record player designed by Dieter Rams and Hans Gugelot and manufactured by Braun beginning in 1962. The SK series of phonographs designed and manufactured by Braun in Germany from 1956 to 1964 are considered the forerunner of the modern hi-fi system. Using a clear Plexiglas cover in combination with a white paint job was considered insanely progressive at the time and received universal praise from consumers.
A vintage Waterloo Academy clarinet in its original fitted 1930s-50s style hardbody case, complete with an Evette and Schaeffer France mouthpiece and six new packaged reeds. All pieces are present, all valves and springs are operational, and all pieces save the mouthpiece are stamped WATERLOO ACADEMY (possibly Waterloo, Ontario, Canada). We don't play the clarinet and we aren't sure of its key however all pieces appear to be present...
A vintage single row 10 button plus 5 bass button German maade Hohner accordion or melodeon. This example features ornate gold stencilling on the black patinated wood, orange bellows and a pierced chrome plated grille. This unit is clean and fully functional (and LOUD) and the straps and bellows are in superb condition...
Fine Gibson L 5s solid body electric guitar. Excellent playing condition. A 1970s era guitar one of the finest instruments gibson produced.
This is an amazing piece of musical history for anyone who is a collector. In complete working condition, including the red button that lights up when it comes on. All the keys and buttons work and the pieces legs collapse to make it completely portable. This piece measures 31 x 25.5 x 11.24. Beautiful wood and finish, this piece is just a find!
This uniquely designed Uke is in good condition. Faults are, Seprated seam on lower back and repaired crack on back. 3 inches deep with interesting fret guides and bridge.
Vintage Banjo-Mandolin set up and in playing condition. Dark skin has one pin hole, repaired. 23 3/4 inches long. No case. No makers name. 20 brackets.
High Quality Mandolin-Banjo in Super condition. Tone ring. All inlay complete. Strung up and ready to play. Overall length 23 1/4 inches. Nut to bridge 14 inches. No case.
Tenor Banjo by Sterling in like new condition. 20 original brackets, Good head, Birds eye maple frame. Added strap hooks. Case. Overall length 30 1/2 inches. Nu to bridge 21 inches. Great sound.
A 5 string Banjo marked on cross bar "Excelsior Banjo" which I think is Bucksby. Unbelievable inlays. 38 original brackets. 11 inch head, good. Overall length 36". string length 26 1/4". Case included. Problems; 5th string guide on fingerboard (screw) is gone, and back of neck has some guides which should not interfere with playing, but this one is returnable,
A recognizable Tenor Banjo With Many desirable features such as arm rest, good tail piece Resonator, inlaid neck and good body condition. Problem; torn skin. Solution; lower price. String length 23". oversll length 33". Case included.
High end Tenor Banjo by Gretsch, Model "Fifty". Excellent condition. Resonator with tone ring. Hard shell case. MOP inlays. String length 23". overall length 34". Something loose inside!
Appalachian 5 string Banjo in like new condition with cloth case. Closed wood back.
Harmony 5 string Banjo in excellent condition, set up and ready to play. Ni case yet.