Hello, banjo experts!
I’m hoping you can help me figure out the possible age and/or origin of this banjo. I’ve had it for a few years and am looking at selling/upgrading, but have no idea what information to provide for a potential buyer.
There are no clues aside from a Grover fretboard and a faded “MW” engraved on the tailpiece (pictures attached). Any ideas?
It's a generic Asian banjo, probably from the late 70's into the 80's. Value $75-100 maybe.
This is a generic Asian made banjo and could have been sold under about a billion different names. There's not really much you can tell a potentila buyer other than "5 string banjo."
It's a beginner level, aluminum rimmed, open back, banjo. It isn't at all valuable: $75-125 tops, probably closer to the lower figure.
I see a resonator.
Yes, there is a resonator. I was duped by the photo that doesn't show it. Other than "open back," the rest of the description still stands.
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