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Rob Morrison's Blog – September 2011 Archive (2)

Teed-style banjo for sale

In case anyone is interested in purchasing a beautiful period instrument or just wants a little eye candy, there is a really gorgeous Teed-style banjo with wood inlay marquetry and flush wooden fret markers on the Elderly Instrument site.  They want a little less than $2000.00.  That doesn't seem to be an outrageous price.  It is dated as circa 1870.

Added by Rob Morrison on September 30, 2011 at 3:34pm — No Comments




Today my fiddling friend Norm Boggs and I did our usual monthly living history summer presentation at The Duke Homestead Historic site in Durham North Carolina.  It was a perfect day, the sun was shining, it wasn't too hot, there was a nice breeze, we were in the shade, there were lots of visitors, all was well with the world.  We were situated in the front yard of the homestead which is on a hill which overlooks acres of woods, pasture, and a tobacco plot. …


Added by Rob Morrison on September 10, 2011 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments


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