5 string fretless shortscale banjo H Sykes Leeds

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H.Sykes fretless shortscale banjo.

High quality fretless banjo possibly built by W.Temlett.  H.Sykes was a composer and teacher and had these banjos built with his name on the dowel stick.

Great sounding banjo - unusual to find a fretless scortscale it is very easy to play.  Spunover rim with ash lining, ebont fingerboard with nickel-silver and pearl inlays and a beautifully inlaid nickel-silver plate.

Natural head, nylon strings celluloid pegs, bone tailpiece.

Scale length 613mm

Nut width 33mm

Pot diameter 10"

Non original gigbag included

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In 1846 W. (William) Temlett established a workshop for making banjos at 95 Union Street, London, S.E., with F. Roberts in charge of production.

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Second hand