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Tin Pan Fretless Banjo

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Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of American History
Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Date Made
1880-1920
Measurements
overall: 24 in x 11 in x 2 1/4 in; 60.96 cm x 27.94 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Type
banjo