Appalachian fretless five string banjo with skin head, Johnson County, Tennessee. Signed in pencil to the underside of head "RFD 1 Box 30/ Volna Osborne/ Dortha Wallace/ Nov 18 1925_Tenn/RFD1 Box 30". 33 3/4"L x 10" dia. (head). Note: Volna Marion Osborne (b. Feb. 7, 1899) and Dortha Ella Wallace (b. Jan. 27, 1900) were married by 1920. Condition: Some looseness to strings. Tears/losses to vellum head.
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