Slingerland May Bell Banjo-Mandolin (1920's)

sku: 90U-205817
Cool Banjo-Mandolin, natural finish, 2-piece maple neck, maple rim, 10-15/16" skin head, no tone ring, bound pearwood fingerboard with pearl diamond shaped fretboard inlays, floral decal on back of bound birdseye maple resonator, S/N 205, with newer HSC, VG-EC, on consignment   More Details...

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Details: Serial number: 205 
Year: 1920's 
Condition: Very Good to Excellent 
Finish: Natural finish is original 
Body type: Banjo pot, Mandolin neck 
Top: 10-15/16" skin head
 Back & sides: ~9/16" maple rim, dowel stick, wood marquetry, walnut rim cap 
Neck: 2 piece maple with dark center strip 
Fretboard: Pearwood with pearl diamond shaped inlays 
Fretboard: bound, with flat fingerboard 
Neck profile: U-shaped, taper is thicker as it goes toward the pot Nut width: 1-3/16" 
 Scale length: ~14" 
Hardware: 4-on-plate open gear tuners, Elton armrest, 24 brackets, grooved tension hoop, tailpiece is missing cover. 
Case: Newer hardshell, orange lining 
Consignment: Yes
Pearl or abalone: Pearl fret markers and torch headstock inlay. Additional information/Repair details: Plays okay, could shim neck to lower action, fretwork and general setup would be desirable.