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BMG Magazine collection for sale

I have sorted out my BMG collection and have a huge number of duplicates for sale.As follows,

1925 - 1929 x 48 (2 missing)

1930 - 1939 x 116 (4 missing)

1940 - 1949 x 108 (12 missing)

1950 - 1959 x 120

1960 - 1969 x 120

1970 - 1976 x  76

Please contact me for more details,

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Posted by Keith Wilson on February 11, 2020 at 14:18

Banjo auction

Following the sad death of Derek Hall (Kendall) just before Christmas, six top of the range classical banjos that I built for him will be coming up for auction soon.  If probate goes through the likely date will be 9th March and the auctioneers are www.1818auctioneers.co.uk at Crooklands near Kendall.  I can provide photos and info re the instruments if you would like to email me at staceybanjos@hotmail.com.  Typical examples are Whyte Laydie…

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Pär Engstrand replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"Well. Not much work, but a bit of polishing to make it as good looking as it deserves. Might only be the pictures though. "
10 hours ago
Samurai Banjo posted photos
14 hours ago
Jody Stecher replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"What do you see that needs work?"
19 hours ago
Pär Engstrand replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion Historical/original concert programs
"So I found a program! By chance, actually. I randomly opend a "Banjo World" and there it was... Posted in the "Banjo World" April-September 1922. Posted as upcomming concert performed by Jan Wien and would take place in Glasgow.…"
19 hours ago
Pär Engstrand replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"Oh. Yours is really nice! I give you 200€ for it :-) :-)"
20 hours ago
marc dalmasso replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"Not me ;  i even didn ' t see it was on ebay : and i already have one  like this , marked B & M , but it 's his brother ; the pot is 9 inches , the neck of mine is very straight , compensated fret as well ,  the banjo is…"
20 hours ago
Pär Engstrand replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"Thanks alot, Marc! Now when I see the picures, I'm happy I got the Cammeyer. Looks like the Abbott would need a bit of work to look and play really good. I'm still curious as to who got it. And if we'll ever see videos of it here...…"
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marc dalmasso replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"here ' s the link of the completed sale…"
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Jody Stecher replied to IAN SALTER's discussion Identify my banjo.
"Whoops I found a typo in my message. I meant to say that to change a vellum one does *not* need to be an expert luthier.  It seems that the word "not" got lost."
21 hours ago
IAN SALTER replied to IAN SALTER's discussion Identify my banjo.
"Hi Jody, Thanks very much for your input. The pegs are celluloid and my feeling is that they are probably the original set. I've been looking at images of banjos that date from the 1880s that have the same features as mine. As it appears to be…"
23 hours ago
Jody Stecher replied to IAN SALTER's discussion Identify my banjo.
"Your banjo appears to be from the early 20th century. Friction pegs are a 19th century banjo feature but these look in the photo to be plastic which would suggest later manufacture. But maybe they are wood or bone. And maybe they are not the…"
yesterday
Jody Stecher replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"If the Abbott was in good condition I think  £350 is a low price. I wouldn't sell mine for so little. Not that it is for sale."
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Will Welling is now a member of Classic-Banjo
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IAN SALTER replied to IAN SALTER's discussion Identify my banjo.
"A week has past with 153 views of my banjo. Does anyone have even a rough idea, based on the design characteristics as to how old it is? I know that I could and really should, replace the head but my current situation allows very little time to do…"
yesterday
Pär Engstrand replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"I had contact with the seller before he posted the banjos. He wanted £350 for the Abbott. Don't know how much it went for. I missed the auction as well. It was only up for a few hours so it should have been a good price.  I got the…"
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Jody Stecher replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"Ah. I see. Well the seller should know how to pack an instrument. One does the same as with a mirror. The instrument should not move in its case. No part of the outer walls of the case should touch any part of the inner walls of the shipping box.…"
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Pip replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"Thanks Jody, patience then ... I am looking :)  it would be shipping overseas in general ie packing/preparation/buying instruments sight unseen. It’s not something that I have ever done before. thanks "
yesterday
Jody Stecher replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"In Australia I found (and bought)  for a fair price a Cammeyer Patent zither-banjo, a Windsor Grand Solo "regular banjo" , and a Clifford Essex XX Special.  I also came across  two Clifford Essex Professional banjos, a…"
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Pip replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"Not sure about full :)  But yes, there have been a good number of Windsor banjos and banjo mandolins that made the voyage down under. Have yet to see any that were of the quality of the eBay auction today :( any tips for shipping Jody?"
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Jody Stecher replied to Pär Engstrand's discussion So, who got..
"Australia? Australia is full of great banjos. Most came over from the UK, some used along with their owner/players, some brand new, shipped (literally by ship) to music shops. Years passed, the players passed away, the style of music the banjos were…"
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