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New!  Maid-Rite Brass Washboard #2062, good
Similar to family-size Zinc King #801
Similar to family-size Brass King #801.


 
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Our Price: $49.99 each

Here's what you get: One good quality vintage washboard

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Vintage Good Maid-Rite Brass Washboard #2062
Textured brass herringbone "corn row" rubbing surface
Similar to family-size Brass King #801

Genuine Vintage Maid-Rite Brass #2062 Washboard. Made by Columbus Washboard Co.
Nearly identical to family-size Brass King #801
.

The Great Sound of Brass
Like the popular Brass King #801 washboard, the Maid-Rite #2062 sports a metal rubbing surface with "corn row" furrows and distinctive herringbone pattern corrugated flutes. This texture is favored by players who prefer these large instruments.

Which Washboard Grade is Right for You?
Every
washboard we sell is a fine playing vintage instrument. All parts are intact and in good working order. For all practical purposes each washboard plays just as well as the next. The difference in price merely reflects the outward appearance of the wood, the rubbing surface, and the ink.

Washboards in all grades below are antique objects that might show signs of age, wear, or inconsequential damage such as small chips in the frame, water staining, and paint spots from long term storage or display.

Grading Scale in a Nutshell:
The weathered ones cost less, the clean unblemished ones cost more.

Good
Might show scuffs, scratches, minor cracks in wood. Ink might be faded or missing. Might show conspicuous corrosion, soap residue or other slight imperfections. No significant cracks in wood frame. No pin holes, cracks or breaks in metal rubbing surface. No serious ruts, dents or substantial scratches (i.e. washboard was not a musical instrument in former life). No missing back ribs. No missing parts. Framework is sturdy yet flexible. Washboard has been around the block a few times but is eminently playable.

Better
Overall better condition.

Near Mint
Light wear. Hardly used. Little or no soap residue. Ink color and print quality usually good, but not always.

Mint

Appears unused. Ink color and print quality usually good, but not always. Belongs in a museum. Don't know why you would want to scrape up a fine antique relic like this to play music on it though.

Features
  • Brass Rub Surface: Produces warm tone. Will not rust.
  • All Wood Frame: Easy to attach accessory items
  • Distinctive crackly sound: Not clangy or ringy
  • Floating Construction: Boosts harmonics
  • Sturdy yet Flexible: Radiates sound, won't fall apart
  • Natural Wood Finish: Won't irritate skin

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