J.E. Quinlan 5-string banjo, Circa 1890's
Quinlan was another obscure Boston banjo maker like Eibel, and this banjo is beautifully made with fine inlay work and a tubaphone-like tone ring. Note the cobra hooks and other Fairbanks-like hardware, and the nice ebony backstrap. There is a clever adjustable neck angle device at the tailpiece end of the dowel stick.
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