S.S. Stewart “Universal Favorite” No.2, 5-string banjo, S/N 9732, Circa 1892

This is one grade up from my other "Universal Favorite", and it cost $30 in 1892, up $10 from the No. 1 model.  The extra money bought you more brackets (24 instead of 20), considerably more pearl inlay work, and a wood marquetry strip between the last fret and the fingerboard.

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