Orpheum #3 Special, 5-string banjo, S/N 13406, Circa 1919

Although a few examples of Orpheum No. 4 banjos have been seen, this was the highest grade cataloged Orpheum model.  It is very similar to my mahogany Orpheum No. 3 banjo, but it is made of maple with extensive marquetry inlay on the rim.


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