5 string fretless banjo George Matthews

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High quality fretless banjo built by George Matthews.  Great sounding and playing banjo !  Originally a 6 string, now converted to 5, it has a beautifully engraved spunover rim and ebony fingerboard with pearl inlay.

Natural head, nylon strings, celluloid pegs- currently in minstrel tuning.

Scale length 670mm

Nut width 37mm

Pot diameter 11"

Non original hardcase included

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George P. Matthews, whose factory was Soho Hill Works in Birmingham. was an important wholesale and retail maker of banjos and zither-banjos from about the year 1880. 

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Second hand