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Apr 3, 2021 - 11:45:48 PM

Bill Rogers (Moderator)

USA

24637 posts since 6/25/2005

In the last two or three weeks Gryphon has listed three Orpheum 5-strings, one with a Bob Anderson neck. One, I infer, has been sold, as it is no longer among their listed banjos. I surmise that a player/collector is selling off these instruments as three Orpheums in such a short time is very unusual. I have no interest in Orpheum banjos, but any who do might want to keep tabs on the Gryphon listings.. More could be on the way.

Apr 4, 2021 - 1:18:35 PM

1796 posts since 4/10/2005

The recording with the irreplaceable Miles Krassen clawhammer book featured an Orpheum, I believe. A wonderful sound. Intermountain in Utah often has had one or two and they sometimes appear at Greg Boyd Instruments in Montana as well.

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