A comprehensive reference of 219 antique banjo makers for your banjo addiction
The Fender Co. of Santa Ana California did not make any banjos until the latter part of 1965 when they acquired the plant and manufacturing rights of Gariepy Banjos, a firm which had been conducted by the banjo maker Art Gariepy of Long Beach Cal.
“Fender” banjos are well made showing the craftsmanship of their former maker.
Do you have a pre 1940's banjo by this maker? can you supply us some images?