"Langstile" No. 4 tenor banjo, Circa 1927

Lange introduced a "beginner's" line of banjos in the late 1920's, the "Langstile" series, of which the No. 4 was the top of the line.  The price of a Langstile No. 4 was $65 at the time, only $5 below the price of an Orpheum No. 1 banjo.  It is a nice banjo with a raised tone ring, quality hardware, and nice pearl inlays on the peghead and fingerboard.  If only beginner's banjos made today were of this quality!

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