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Description

~13'' skin head on 1/4'' thick bent wood rim, 10 hooks and nuts, fretless neck with square-cut scoop and 2-point crowned (not squared) headstock, violin style tuning pegs (likely replaced), wooden (likely repro) tailpiece, front of headstock and dowel stick stamped ''D.JACOBS N.Y. / MAKER'', 1-9/16'' nut, ~28-1/2'' scale, David Jacobs was documented as being in business in New York in 1851 offering banjos and tambourines for the minstrel trade, a rare, historic, and very early example, with modern gigbag, on consignment, VGC-EC Item ID 60U-3251

Elderly Instruments

Elderly Instruments

1850
D.
$5,600
Elderly Instruments
Elderly Instruments
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