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1933 Granada


This is the working banjo of the German musician Ruediger Helbig, who has recorded exclusively with this banjo.  The original neck is gone, but it was most likely a tenor as were most of the large 9522 batch of one-piece flange Granadas.  Most of the batch were Archtops, but #46 has an original pre-war flat-head tone ring with 20 holes.  

Photos courtesy of Ruediger Helbig