Clifford Essex “XX Special” Melody Banjo:… £850

c.1910s, 4 string, natural maple, 13” mandolin scale, 
open back 11” rim with Whyte Ladye style tonering (later called ‘Concert Grand’),
rosewood fingerboard with engraved pearl inlays, slotted peghead, 
extremely rare model with exquisite early CE workmanship, EC