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Contrabass banjo, signed on a plaque fixed to the back or the peg box “CLIFFORD ESSEX & SON LTD / 90 SHAFTESBURY AVENUE / PICADILLY CIRCUS LONDON W.1” Made between 1936 and 1942. Height 150.0cm head diameter 64.0cm.

Contrabass banjo, signed on a plaque fixed to the back or the peg box “CLIFFORD ESSEX & SON LTD / 90 SHAFTESBURY AVENUE / PICADILLY CIRCUS LONDON W.1” Made between 1936 and 1942. Height 150.0cm head diameter 64.0cm.
In good original condition. With recently replaced skin

Price £3500.00
Instrument #477
References
Reference: “Ideal Instruments for Banjo or Mandolin Orchestra” showing a contra-bass banjo, from “Musical Instruments by Clifford Essex & Son” c.1927.

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