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Found anything interesting in grandad's loft recently?
.. from the cubby box of a JA Turner "Alvey"5 string, how about this little collection, probably cost about six and thruppence ha'penny in the 1920's, .... not sure how the John Grey "Dulcetta" guitar slide fits in! .. were they used on Banjos?

CONTENTS: Eraser (USA) or rubber(UK), reel of “Nulli Secundus” Brand (Latin for "Second to None") tape for “repairing music sheets”, John Grey Dulcetta guitar slide, razor blades, various tortoise shell and ivory picks, resonator fixing clamp, Royal and Bell brand strings, two nut keys and an ebony mute?

Link to your site? contact us
For tailpieces .. Michael Holmes article on Mugwumps
Antique/Vintage Banjos at auction Collectors Weekly
Banjoleles on David Sims Ukulele Corner
Hank Schwartz site on the history of Fairbanks

last Updated: 23 May 2013
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