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The firm of Douglas & Co., of 7 South Street, London, E.C., sold zither banjos with their name etched on a small celluloid disc let into the peghead. (or embossed on the back of the peghead and on the heel)

 

Edward F Douglas was born in Scotland in 1832 and was recorded as a Music and Pianoforte seller in 1881.  By 1911 he was widowed,  a retired piano tuner and he died in 1915.

 

 

The inlay on the back of this instruments is  similar to G. Houghton of Birmingham.

Douglas & Co

union jack next maker Douglas front