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Marking: Stamped on center brace on back of guitar across from soundhole: BINI'S / IMPROVEMENT / PATENTED / DEC. 24 1867. Followed by a stamp of a lyre with the initials J.H.F. around it all within an oval and then: MADE BY / J. HOWARD FOOTE / NEW YORK & CHICAGO / 654
"Guitar Heroes: Legendary Craftsmen from Italy to New York." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (2011), pg. 16, ill.
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