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In the early 1920’s The Regal Musical Instrument Co., of 3211 W Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, included banjos amongst instruments they made and these were mainly sold through the big American wholesalers, e.g. Tonk Brothers of Chicago and Bugelesein & Jacobean of New York.
It is not known when they left Chicago but in 1965 Fender Sales Inc., of Santa Anna California were marketing five models of “Regal “banjos which, it was stated, were “distributed exclusively” by Fender.
Picture courtesy of Bruce K.
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