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SLINGERLAND MAY BELL TENOR BANJO (1920's)

SLINGERLAND MAY BELL TENOR BANJO (1920's)
EC except needs work (reseat and dress frets, restring and set up, etc. - sold AS-IS), ~10-3/4" translucent plastic head, ~20-7/8" scale, natural birdseye maple neck and black-bound resonator, white-bound 17-fret rosewood fingerboard with large slotted pearl dot inlays, 1-1/4" nut width, 3/4" birdseye maple rim with herringbone purfling and rosewood rim cap, donut style tone ring, b-w-b backstrapping on headstock, pearl "MAY BELL" headstock inlay, Presto tailpiece, geared "GROVER PAT." tuners with ivoroid buttons, appears all original except it has possibly been refinished (but maybe not), with recent HSC (SN:428)
80U-2009... - No longer available -
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