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Forum topic by pontic posted 03-17-2017 10:10 PM 1001 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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pontic

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03-17-2017 10:10 PM

Hint they are pre world war II. Are they made of rosewood or monkeywood or Asian Mahogany?

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#1 posted 03-18-2017 12:32 AM

The wood looks like something in the mahogany family, definitely not rosewood. The way the mouth is toward the rear of the plane makes me think Asian in origin, probably China or a Southeast Asian country, as they just don’t look Japanese. Past that, I don’t know. Heck, that much is just a guess.

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#2 posted 03-18-2017 05:53 AM

I second the mahogany guess, especially evident in the plane at the top of photo 2

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