No Name Tenor Banjo (1930s)

$500
sku: 80U-205814
A no name tenor banjo from the 1930s, this instrument has a 10-15/16” top frosted head, ¼” mahogany rim, and 2-piece mahogany neck with center strip. It has a unique arched metal tone ring, and double bound mahogany resonator with wood marquetry. It plays okay, but could use a minor set-up. This instrument is in very good condition.   More Details...

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  • 10-15/16” top frosted head
  • 1/4” mahogany rim
  • 2-piece mahogany neck with center strip
  • (Repaired) unique arched metal tone ring
  • Double bound mahogany resonator with wood marquetry
  • (Repaired) dowel stick (plugged hole on tailpiece end)
  • 1-piece flat cast flange
  • 1/2” maple bridge
  • 20 brackets 
  • 19 fret bound pearwood fingerboard
  • Slotted diamond inlays
  • Peghead overlay features pearl fleur-de-lis 
  • Newer tailpiece and tuners
  • Newer friction pegs 
  • 23-1/8” scale
  • 1-5/32” nut 
  • Period HSC case (green lining)
  • Plays OK, could use minor set-up, VGC