J. Howard Foote
Circa Late 1800s/Early 1900s Parlor
Back & Sides:
Wonderfully rich sounding small bodied guitar with a gorgeous set of Brazillian Rosewood. Inside stamp reads "Made by J. Howard Foote, NY and Chicago". Rebuilt by Dan Lambert to enhance its full potential while maintaining as much vintage originality as possible. New Ebony fretboard with slight radius, new medium sized frets, new Ebony nut/bone saddle, new Ebony pyramid bridge, NOS bridge pins w/black dots, repaired cracks, new carbon reinforcement rod in newly re-set neck, ladder bracing rebuilt for improved tone and stability using as much of original wood as possible. Unique very comfortable shallow "V" neck profile. Original ivory buttoned tuners. 8 3/8" upper bout width. 3 3/8" depth at end pin. 2 3/8" string spacing at saddle.