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beezaboy - Posted - 10/04/2020:  09:05:34


Does anyone recognize the 1920's banjo maker that used this peghead style and shape?




OldFrets - Posted - 10/04/2020:  10:33:56


Lyon & Healy, 1910s to early 1920s. I've seen it on a lot of banjos marked L&H "own make".



Example: reverb.com/item/15294104-lyon-...lin-1920s


Edited by - OldFrets on 10/04/2020 10:34:37

beezaboy - Posted - 10/04/2020:  11:15:47


OldFrets - Thank you very much. I was looking all over the internet and could not find an example. After you identified the maker I found an old thread here on hangout with a tenor banjo photo. Thanks again. I was really curious as I don't think I've ever seen that peghead shape before.



 

Bob Smakula - Posted - 10/04/2020:  14:08:19


I have a Lyon & Healy's Own Make Style A 5-string for sale with that peghead. I have not seen many.

Bob Smakula


rcc56 - Posted - 10/04/2020:  14:37:56


We see that same "curlicue in relief" on many of the Lyon & Healy style C mandolins, although the rest of the peghead is different. I have also seen one style B mandolin with the curlicue.


Edited by - rcc56 on 10/04/2020 14:38:33

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