Banjo For Sale

1920s A.D. Grover

A.D. Grover
Prototype offered by Grover with other contractors, to C.F. Martin as a prototype for the new banjo line they were considering.
Filed 10-1924
This one has no brand and no serial number.
Not unusual for a prototype
The closed back is in the fashion of the Van Eps Recording Banjos.
Banjo was purchased less than 100 mi. from Nazareth PA, Home of C.F. Martin