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American Banjo Maker

 Although starting in 1864 on Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA making 5-strings, H A Weymann and Son became famous later for their Tenor and Plectrum models. They invented the 'Megaphonic Tone Amplifying Rim' and 'Pop-off Resonator'. Their brands were 'Keystone State' , 'W & S', 'Varsity' and 'Weymann'. They were 'Manufacturers, Importers and Jobbers of everything musical' according to one of their catalogues.

 They also produced Mandolins for a time and Guitars.