Guitar/Banjo #2049

A simply delightful little gem that would sparkle hangin’ around one of the smaller acoustic guitars or open back banjos although it would easily handle the bigger versions. With the pronounced curve of the shoulder piece, I’d not recommend it for a headstock attachment.

$165.00 Plus Shipping

Features:

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Shoulder Piece Size 11 1/2” long by 1 7/8" wide where it will cross your shoulder, tapering to 1 1/2” on the tail. The curved shape favors the left shoulder of a right handed player.
Shoulder Piece Leather Beautiful and old genuine English pebbled leather. Close-up photos sent on request. Hand cut from the saddle skirt on an old English riding saddle. The vintage leather strap guide keeps the rein strap centered on the curved shoulder piece. Rugged, well used, broken in soft and supple, and ample backbone to carry a dreadnaught if necessary.
Shoulder Piece Stitching Artificial sinew hand sewn into hand punched needle holes.
Shoulder Piece Distressed Level Medium/low.
Shoulder Piece Notables The curved shape favors the left shoulder of a right handed player. New suede leather lining on the bottom.
Strap Style Western Rein
Strap Width 3/8"
Strap Leather Super soft, top shelf harness leather. Slightly skived to 1/4” thick with original hand dressed edges and slicked on the bottom.
Strap Distressed Level Medium/low with no issues at all.
Strap Notables The strap guide and the carefully cut and shaped strap slots grip the rein strap snug and nothing will slide around without intentional help. The strap guide was shaped from the very end of an old horse rein and was embossed with a 3 leaf clover maker mark by the original tack maker (close-up photo sent on request). Attachments for any instrument easily accommodated.