Drawings, stencils & autographs are common on banjo heads, especially banjo ukuleles. Please take some portrait pics of the banjo itself, peghead, sides, tailpiece & inside pot, if you want to identify & date your instrument. The characters on the head were probably just for fun.
Edited by - tdennis on 09/20/2019 10:59:01
Mickey Mouse was far more popular back then than any of us can really relate to today. He was arguably the first cartoon superstar...and quite commonly added to banjo heads.
Think of this along the lines of having "that kid" in school (the one who could draw your favorite cartoon character) draw a few on the flyleaf of your schoolbook. Spongebob, Pikachu, Perry Platypus, Homer Simpson, etc.
In grade school, if you wanted an airplane or motorcycle...I was that kid.
Edited by - trapdoor2 on 09/20/2019 11:32:04
Thank You for the info... I'll get more pics soon...
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