Tin Pan Fretless Banjo


This banjo was made by an unknown maker in the United States around 1880-1920. It is a Four-String banjo made from a tin pan. The neck appears to be commercially made. There are four Grover tuning pegs. Stamped on tuning peg rings:


Date Made: 1880-1920

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0530.09Accession Number: 1981.0530Catalog Number: 1981.0530.09

Object Name: banjo

Physical Description: metal (overall material)wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 24 in x 11 in x 2 1/4 in; 60.96 cm x 27.94 cm x 5.715 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-4dcb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_606291

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