Minstrel Banjo

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"Joel--Yes, what you say about the current craving for all things "Dobson" is true, b…"

Rob Morrison replied Apr 25, 2014 to Metal-Clad Rims?

16 Apr 26, 2014
Reply by Joel Hooks

"John--I believe all of my metal clad early banjos were from the 1870's and 1880's, b…"

Rob Morrison replied Apr 24, 2014 to Metal-Clad Rims?

16 Apr 26, 2014
Reply by Joel Hooks

"I've got several Buckbee banjos from the 1860's, 1870's, and 1880's, and they resemb…"

Rob Morrison replied Apr 24, 2014 to Metal-Clad Rims?

16 Apr 26, 2014
Reply by Joel Hooks

"John--It's a beautiful banjo, possibly 1870's, but hard to say.  It can't be a Dobso…"

Rob Morrison replied Apr 24, 2014 to Metal-Clad Rims?

16 Apr 26, 2014
Reply by Joel Hooks

"Cool beans!"

Rob Morrison replied Mar 31, 2014 to SEEKING TAMBOURINE ADVICE

6 Nov 6, 2018
Reply by Ian Bell

"Ian--I've got a couple of 19th century tambourines (photos are posted on my page). …"

Rob Morrison replied Mar 31, 2014 to SEEKING TAMBOURINE ADVICE

6 Nov 6, 2018
Reply by Ian Bell

"Curtis-- The strings were made of waxed twisted horse hairs.  It is thought that sca…"

Rob Morrison replied Mar 27, 2014 to what year were steal strings introduced on the banjo?

47 Apr 9, 2014
Reply by John Salicco

"The only part of this topic that I do see as significant is that if one has a 19th c…"

Rob Morrison replied Mar 24, 2014 to what year were steal strings introduced on the banjo?

47 Apr 9, 2014
Reply by John Salicco

"OK-4--This advertisement is very interesting.  It claims the heads are waterproof. …"

Rob Morrison replied Mar 23, 2014 to what year were steal strings introduced on the banjo?

47 Apr 9, 2014
Reply by John Salicco

"John--Period clothing is optional, but most people dress out.  I wear civvies on Fri…"

Rob Morrison replied Mar 22, 2014 to Question For Those Who Attend the Antietam Early Banjo Gathering

9 Mar 25, 2014
Reply by Al Smitley

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