Coles ‘Eclipse’ (Boston USA):.. £ 750.00

A scale, c.1895, 10” rim, 25” scale, natural finish mahogany neck with ‘boat’ heel, ebony fingerboard & phd overlay with engraved pearl inlays, patent ‘Eclipse’ half spun tonering, fine quality nickel plated hardware, patent friction tuners, carved bone tailpiece, nylon strings & calfkin head, stamped ‘Essex & Cammeyer’ as one of their imported lines with faint ‘Coles’ stamp underneath, a superior quality shorter scale (typically in A tuning) for ‘old timey’ or classical stylings, EC, semi-hard case.