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    The Beatles Original Toy Banjo (Mastro Industries USA, 1964). Rare example manufactured from 1964-66 by Mastro Industries in New York. This four-stringed instrument with nice graphics includes original strings and tuning pegs on a gold headstock. Offered here is nice displayable example. The face shows wear and a crack approx: 1" long in between The and the B for Beatles. The gold rim has a crack on each side of one of the screws by George's face but still holds together. The top of the neck where the headstock begins has a crack approx: 3/4" that looks like it was repaired. Banjo measures approx: 22" long. The banjo instrument has a connection to John Lennon since his mother Julia taught him how to play "That'll Be the Day" by Buddy Holly on a banjo. Finding these instruments is not easy which makes them extremely collectible. Get yours here. From the Connie and Dennis Dailey Monumental Beatles Collection. COA from Heritage Auctions.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2020
    4th-5th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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