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 ARCHIVED TOPIC: World's Rarest Banjo. You Think?


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beezaboy - Posted - 01/21/2020:  17:05:48


I know. It's just a late 30's Kay Tenor Banjo. But it is a LARK JUNIOR!  With oh so cool birdie musical note fret markers!!

Show me another one!!!


Edited by - beezaboy on 01/21/2020 17:08:00


tdennis - Posted - 01/21/2020:  17:40:28


Is each fret marker a different bird decal ? This has a nice pot & a clever design . ... A very nice beginner/intermediate instrument.



(However, ....nice try,  at the worlds record)


Edited by - tdennis on 01/21/2020 17:44:23

G Edward Porgie - Posted - 01/21/2020:  18:46:52


This one makes me wonder if there was a Lark, Sr.

Bill Rogers - Posted - 01/21/2020:  18:49:01


There are far too many one-off banjos to say this is the rarest. Not that it isn’t rare.

rcc56 - Posted - 01/21/2020:  18:56:11


I haven't seen a Lark banjo before, but I've seen at least two or three Lark guitars. They were archtops.

MacCruiskeen - Posted - 01/21/2020:  18:59:32


quote:

Originally posted by tdennis

Is each fret marker a different bird decal ?






They're notes. Here is a photo of a Lark Jr guitar in better condition.



rcc56 - Posted - 01/21/2020:  19:37:52


I had forgotten about the extra f-hole.

tdennis - Posted - 01/21/2020:  20:10:49


Many thanks for this post revealing both a unique banjo & guitar. Thank all for the pics.

OldFrets - Posted - 01/22/2020:  04:24:21


Very interesting that the banjo is indeed a Kay - every Lark guitar I've ever seen was built by Regal.

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