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    GL is offline
    Mar 2008
    South Central, NC
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    Banjo and autoharp.

    I have a homemade banjo and an old autoharp that belonged to my Great grandparents. He made the banjo sometime before he came to NC from the mountains of Tennessee. I have no idea how old the autoharp is but I think I remember 1888 being the date. Maybe not.
    He died in 1957 at nearly 100 years old.
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  2. #2
    Jan 2014
    Bounty Hunter
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    There are few things in the world as cool as a home made banjo. Thanks for sharing that one.
    Say what you mean - mean what you say, and never back down when you are in the right.

    Old relics are easy to find. I find one in the mirror every time I look there.

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    Jul 2014
    Abandoned Teays River Valley, WV
    257 times
    Relic Hunting
    That banjo is badass! Do you play it?

  4. #4
    Nov 2013
    Mountain Home, Idaho
    BH Lone Star, BH Tracker IV, BH Tracker 2-D/707, Harbor Freight MD-3005, and 2 BH 840
    1459 times
    Metal Detecting
    My grandfather sent my dad and his brothers out to find pieces of glass. He used them to scrape the wood finish on a fiddle he made. I never saw it, but it was supposedly a bit larger than normal fiddles. My grandfather won several contests at the Alvarado, Texas, 'Old Fiddlers Reunion' with that fiddle.
    I asked some of my older kin about what happened to the fiddle when I was in my teens. My dad didn't know. I was told that it was probably sold after my grandparents separated. He was older and unable to work. Probably needed the money. He had been offered quite a bit of money for it some years before.



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