~21/32'' gold anodized aluminum rim with rounded top edge to function as tone ring, 24 brackets with individual flanges, 11'' translucent plastic head, double bound walnut resonator with natural finish and two concentric rings of purfling, 1-piece mahogany neck with white bound rosewood fingerboard with engraved fan shaped inlays, ebony peghead overlay with pearl vine and logo inlays, tension tailpiece, armrest, chrome hardware, 4 geared pancake tuners with white plastic buttons, made in Alhambra, CA. by R.C. Allen -- worked with Paul Bigsby -- friend and luthier to Merle Travis, Chet Atkins and Joe Maphis, ~1-1/4'' nut width, 26-3/8'' scale, with HSC (burgudy lining), EC- except needs work (heat press neck to straighten bow, dress frets, setup, etc. - sold AS-IS) Item ID 80U-2542. 11 photos at

Year Condition
1970 <Unknown>


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