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Feb 27, 2020 - 5:15:50 PM
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8 posts since 3/1/2011

Hi all. I wanted to get your take on an old banjo I bought a bunch of years ago as a possible wall hanger, then I decided there may be something special about it other than it's being an old one. I never thought to post about it here. Can any one look at the pictures and tell me much about it? I have Googled it and found some information but wanted to to see what fellow players have to say. Ibought it ona whim at my local music store. I went in one day to nuy strings and the owner, who knew I played banjo brought it out and showed it to me. He took it on a trade and wanted $200 for it. I didn't think it was that bad so I bought it. I don't even remember how long ago it was. Anyway, here's some pictures. What I think is unique about it is the metal hoop mounted inside the pot.

Feb 27, 2020 - 5:35:58 PM
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5052 posts since 9/21/2007
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Cool banjo! The William Farmer patent ring is in upside down... the flat part should be towards the tailpiece.

Feb 27, 2020 - 6:16:50 PM
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468 posts since 3/18/2011

Morrisons can be really excellent instruments, not fancy but nice tone.

Feb 28, 2020 - 10:05:09 AM



2996 posts since 8/7/2008

Nice find! Wish I still had my 12.25" Morrison, great banjo...

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