"I bought this banjo in a store on 2nd St between Ave A and B in NYC about 50 years ago. I think I paid around $6. AS you can see the name on the dowel is that of Will Lyle and I am looking for info on Lyle and who actually made this…"
"I too have a Stanley but not quite as elaborate. Mine does not have diamonds on the last fret but rather 5 dots near the joint of the neck and body. It does not have the star on the resonator but has 2 stars on the fret board; one on the…"