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American Tenor Banjo, Bacon Manufacturing Company, Groton, c. 1940, Model Silver Bel

Auction:
2569B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,126$950

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2569B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 06, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

American Tenor Banjo, Bacon Manufacturing Company, Groton, c. 1940, Model Silver Bel ymphonie, stamped 6867 on the dowel stick, diameter of head 11 in., with case.
Estimate $800-1,200

Good overall. Loss of neck binding in places. Poorly done retouching to heel of neck and near pegead, though no peghead repair is visible. Probably made by Gretsch after 1939.

Keywords

Banjo, Dowel, Gretsch, Groton, Connecticut, Headstock, String instruments

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