Yes, he liked to name banjos even if informally. Those look great.
really so sorry and saddened to hear this..
Two of Strumelia's Youtube clips featuring her mahogany-neck, 11-inch brass-ring Ramsey, are two of my favorite modal-tune examples-- haunting renditions of "Texas" and the Hammons/Diller-derived "Jim Along Jocie" (which isn't the tune usually heard under that handle).
That Ramsey "something" is there in spades:
Edited by - ceemonster on 08/23/2021 17:08:45
'Comping question' 40 min
'Bluesy Chromatic Lick' 53 min
'Do I need a pre-amp ?' 2 hrs
'Advice' 4 hrs