Clifford Essex ‘New Paragon’ conversion, c1937:.. £ 4,250.00

Original rosewood veneered rim & resonator with flower marquetry inlay, top tension setup with patent archtop tonering, nickel pltd hardware, repro sunburst maple neck (unknown maker), ebony fbd & phd overlay with fine engraved floral & ‘Paragon’ pearl inlays, original Page geared tuners, great looking and easy playing with powerful projection, EC, HC.
From Tsumura collection, as pictured in 1001 banjo book, p.691/5/7.