~10-3/4'' skin head, metal pot, 19 brackets, very well made maple / mahogany neck with ornate wood marquetry inlay on the sides, fingerboard, and headstock, there are filled fret lines where a previous set of frets once lived, the frets currently on the fingerboard are not spaced correctly, carved ivory friction tuners, ivory tailpiece, ~1-5/16'' nut, ~22-1/2'' scale (but, again, do not expect to play this banjo). It's art in the form of a banjo! On consignment, with end-loading wooden case, EC- except sold AS-IS (because it is not intended as a playable instrument), price reduced Item ID 60U-2860. 14 photos at

Year Condition
1870 <Unknown>


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