Just got this old banjo on eBay. It was listed as homemade or folk art, which is why there were no serious bidders.
I think it is an 1870s H.C. Dobson, before he went to the more…Blog Possible 1870s HC Dobson? 1 Like Beat up old Boucher ( replica ) This one's up for grabs. Discussion Beat up old Boucher ( replica ) 1 Like 2 worlds video 2 worlds 1 Like The hard truths about Picayune Butler I have been doing a heck of a lot of work on the Picayune Butler issue for the presentation I will give in November at the Banjo Gathering, once known as the banjo collectors gathering, in Knoxvill… Discussion The hard truths about Picayune Butler 3 Likes Requesting support for a banjo exhibit featu… Dear Ning Members, As many of you know, Bob WInans, Pete Ross, and I are preparing a banjo exhibit for the Baltimore Museum of Industry, set to open in February 2014. Here is an update of where thin… Discussion Requesting support for a banjo exhibit featu… 2 Likes old minstrel banjo
With the generous help of Eric Prust, in Sequim, WA, and a beautiful tailpiece from Joel Hooks, the old minstrel banjo is playable! Wonderful, deep sound! Playing it with nylgut strings tuned down…Blog old minstrel banjo 1 Like The Tank video The Tank 4 Likes Gourd Cello Banjo from scratch e photo Gourd Cello Banjo from scratch e 2 Likes Kerr's Merry Melodies I am going to do a study in Kerr's. This is fiddle music, and a great resource for Early Banjo. I don't know how far or how long, but I'll post videos and tab as I go. They will all be very "banjo fr… Discussion Kerr's Merry Melodies 1 Like Miss Lucy Long video Miss Lucy Long 8 Likes The Waterloo Hornpipe video The Waterloo Hornpipe 1 Like Gourd Fiddles! photo Gourd Fiddles! 1 Like April and Banjo photo April and Banjo 2 Likes