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Date made: late 19th-early 20th century

Place made: Ramsey

Description: Musical instrument. This fretless banjo is made from an unknown dark wood, probably a type of mahogany. It has a skin head and is tensioned by slotted screws. There are marks on the side of the neck denoting note fingering positions (engraved A B C D E F G) and these are probably a later addition. Labelled 'Star Trade Mark'.

Measurements: overall: 92 cm

Materials: leather, wood

Object name: banjo

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1976-1720a


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