c. 1920 Orpheum No. 3 Special openback 5-string banjo (sn 13020). 27.25" scale, 11.25" maple rim with fancy marquetry and archtop tonering, maple neck with fancy heel carving, elaborate but delicate abalone inlays in peghead and fingerboard, gold-plated friction tuners with grained ivoroid buttons and all matching original closed ball-end nuts. Set up with Remo Renaissance head. Repro Vega-style armrest and No Knot tailpiece. Superb condition, nice straight neck and only very minor fret wear. Excellent player, nice set up. It looks like all wood has been oversprayed. Includes a like new deluxe hardshell case. For Paypal or credit card purchases, please add 2.9%. Pennsylvania residents lease add 6% sales tax.