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Levi Brown Banjo c. 1858

 


Price: $2800



26 inch scale length cherry neck with maple inlay on a rosewood fingerboard

Waverly geared tuners with a rosewood tailpiece

The 12" x 3.25" rim is rosewood veneer over maple with calfskin head

 

Extras:
Fitted hard-shell case....add $100
Synthetic head....no charge

 

 

Rhiannon Giddens "Julie"


 

Levi Brown was a contemporary of William E. Boucher Jr. also making banjos in  Baltimore, Maryland in the mid 19th Century.



The brass shield brackets, hooks and nuts are copied from the original L. Brown banjo in the collection
of
Stan Werbin