This lovely, vintage 1920s era Wizard Concert Banjolele (ukulele banjo, banuke, whatever!) is delightful for anyone who is a collector of early 20th Century instruments!
This is a LOUD! li'l Wizard uku and its in Excellent condition with only the slightest evidence of wear: The frets and fingerboard show no signs of wear, all the brackets and rim hardware are functioning and in excellent condition, the mahogany neck is straight and its binding intact, and the decorative wooden inlay around the rim is also intact. The instrument's nut is bone, its bridge has been replaced with a new maple/ebony Grover bridge and it has been restrung with new Aquila banjo-uke strings.
Original case inc.
"Wizard" was a brand name owned and sold by Bruno & son of NY, but Bruno was a distributor and not a manufacturer. This particular banjo uke was manufactured by Stromberg-Voisinet (SV) of Chicago.
In 1931 SV changed their name to Kay Musical Instruments!