I just picked up a Maybell Slingerland 24 Banjolele. Unfortunately the head is ripped around the edge, but the dragon painting on the head is pretty nice.
It appeared to say '1923'... Read More
I am about to buy an old 19th century banjo with a painted head, and was wondering if this was a fad then, or later, in the early 20th century. I am assuming the head is original, but obviously there... Read More
So,,, a member of this page cannot share a photo?
It's a pretty cool painted head banjo from the 1920's in a cowboy theme, in storage for 50-years. These things do... Read More
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