Bacon “Professional FF-3” 5-string banjo S/N 6041, Circa 1920
Bacon continued to market the "Professional" line, with their elegant internal resonators, after they set up their own manufacturing company in Groton, CT and started making a completely different line of banjos. The "Professional" banjos at that time were actually made by Lange. The FF-3 is a lovely playing banjo, and like all Bacon Professionals, it sounds terrific.
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