Early open back Antique hobo folk 5 String Banjo banjolele. THIS HAS BEEN IN PERSONAL COLLECTION FOR OVER 40 YEARS. The banjo has alot of history, carried by a hobo traveling by rail in the pre depression...Including the famous miller brothers 101 ranch in ponca city oklahoma. Bb ranch three sand oklahoma, etc.
Last 3 pics are off google where i was trying to research.. Feel free for more close pics if needed.
Folk art, not from civil war era, but it was told to me was from that era of time because of 5th string added? (at all) but seems more like 1900 to 1930 era. Definetly belongs in museum in oklahoma, hobo museum or music museum.. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Folk & World\Banjos".The seller is "2dealers" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.