ANTIQUES ROADSHOW | Folk Art Inlaid Banjo, ca. 1900 | Charleston, Hour 2 Preview | PBS

Homemade banjo from WV appraised at $3 - 4,000

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Comment by Elio on February 18, 2017 at 5:31pm

A real part of American History!

Comment by Derek Rose on February 18, 2017 at 12:06am

Cool funky details on that banjo.

Comment by Jim Morris on February 17, 2017 at 7:13pm

Yup Erasmo. Like a banjo made from a buckler type sheild.
Like this one
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8086/8395848879_2f4c4d232f_b.jpg

Comment by Jim Morris on February 17, 2017 at 7:07pm

Yeah pick you'd get the same crowd response as Bob Dylan playing a Strat onstage at Newport. That Strat went for over a million bucks a while back! That Dano banjo/git is a new one on me but long ago I had a Dano "Bellzouki" that I foolishly sold to help feed my family. I never could prioritize!

Comment by the anonymous pick on February 17, 2017 at 6:14pm

Jim . in the 60's   teisco actually made an eclectic " guitar  / banjo " .   oh how i'd love to show up  on stage at a "ho down "  and spin around with this  thing and  shock the sh#t  out  of em all    .. lol..  

Comment by Erasmo Coco on February 17, 2017 at 4:44pm

To me it has a mid-evil look .

Comment by Jim Morris on February 17, 2017 at 4:40pm

Yeah pick, who needs these labels! All things are possible. Like heavy metal on a banjo:
https://youtu.be/lB_RvsXu5Y0

Comment by the anonymous pick on February 17, 2017 at 3:20pm

or heavy metal , or  pop  .   Jim .. lol

Comment by Jim Morris on February 17, 2017 at 2:18pm

Yup Wes, 100 years from now some of the things we make on CBN might survive and be worth a ton of money.

Comment by Jim Morris on February 17, 2017 at 2:16pm

Yup pick, I've done interviews before and sometimes you gotta kick yourself for the dumb comments or questions. I would have got a big kick if she had looked at him and said "no, mostly classical music like Mozart"

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