C. Early 1930s Galiano Tree of Life
Back & Sides:
Early 1930s Galiano labeled concert model made by Oscar Schmidt. Beautiful "Tree of Life" fretboard inlay. Vintage "V" shaped neck profile on mahogany neck. Beautiful rope pattern purfling and rosette. White celluloid binding. This guitar has been rebuilt by Dan Lambert including repairs/enhancements to the original ladder bracing, retaining original wood whenever possible, new ebony veneer under original ebony fretboard, top crack repairs, and new bone nut/bone saddle, neck reset, carbon rod inserted into the neck for added structural integrity, new spruce bridge plate with maple insert. Original rosewood "mustache bridge". Original frets. Original tuners. NOS ivory bridge pins with abalone dots. 13.25" lower bout/9.5" upper bout, 7.5" waist, 3.5" deep at end pin. Includes used chipboard case.