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Lot #893
DepartmentMusical Instruments
Sold For$150.00(hammer price)
 $177.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJanuary 22, 2015

Description

AMERICAN FOLK BANJO Mid-20th Century
Made from a wooden banjo neck, a metal and paper speaker, and a blue metal trash can lid. Mother-of-pearl inlay to neck. Labeled on back of neck Banjos By Richelieu from Oregon, Wisconsin", denoting the neck probably came from a Richelieu banjo. Length 36".
Provenance: The Morgan Rank Collection of Folk Art and Musical Instruments."

Condition

Some metal parts rusting.

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