Moonshiner Banjo

Hillsville, Virginia, circa 1970. Mixed woods, "gussied up" with contact paper. By oral tradition, this banjo was made and used by a moonshiner.

 

Ex collection: David Saulmon, North Carolina

 

Exhibited in: Appalachian Strings: The Instruments, Their Makers, The Music at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio in Lancaster, Ohio, June 23 - September 3, 2012.

 

33 1/2" X 8 1/8" X 3"

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