VG-EC with some minor finish checking on neck and some more serious checking and discoloration in the finish on the edge and back of resonator (looks like maybe water damage), made in Oklahoma by Ty Piper (Banjo Newsletter columnist), red stained 3/4'' 8-ply maple rim, no-hole flathead tone ring, nickel-plated brass top tension hoop with 24 tension rods, white bound maple neck with 24-fret ebony fingerboard and mother-of-pearl floral inlay pattern, double bound maple resonator, 11'' frosted head, dual coordinator rods, one-piece flange, 1-1/4'' nut width, ~26-1/2'' scale, with HSC Item ID 70U-4042. 16 photos at

Year Condition
1970 <Unknown>


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