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  US Patent 416,057 Image from the US Patent Database Ray Gill and Frank A Kilber patented this unique capo for the banjo in 1889 Ad in The ...

Kilber & Gill - Perfection Banjo Transposing Bar Capo

 

US Patent 416,057
Image from the US Patent Database

Ray Gill and Frank A Kilber patented this unique capo for the banjo in 1889


Ad in The Cadenza Volume 4 c.1897
Image Credit: New York Public Library Digital Collections