• Year: 1890
  • Manufacturer: LIBBY
  • Model: BROS.
  • Case: <Unknown>
  • Color:
  • Condition: <Unknown>
  • Description: EC, unmarked banjo from rarely seen maker from Gorham, Maine. 13'' skin head on all metal nickel plated rim with 30 bent hooks with ~1/4 tightening nuts (3 brackets missing), nickel plated tailpiece, ~26-3/8'' scale, mahogany? neck has 17 fret ebony fingerboard with attractive inlays, unusual 5th string arrangement where 5th string travels up side of the neck and goes through a slot in the side of the nut to the 5th peg which is in the center of the headstock, 5 Champion Patent Pegs (''PAT. MAY 8, '88'') with ivoroid buttons, nylagut strings, on consignment, with gigbag, price reduced Item ID 60U-2673. 17 photos at http://www.elderly.com/vintage/items/60U-2673.htm