Orpheum No. 1

  • AS IS Condition
  • Year: circa 1915
  • Includes Original Hard Shell Case
  • Serial #: 7687


This banjo started its life out as an original five string Orpheum No. 1 five string, and had its neck shaved down on the fifth string side at some point. The 11-1/4" rim assembly is mostly original apart from a few missing hooks and mismatched hardware (original armrest, Elite tailpiece is missing outer nub). The neck is birdseye maple, has a 27" scale length; original fretboard is present but appears to have been painted black at some point; pearl inlay present. Includes original tuners.


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