The serial number of 30572 indicates the first year of production, 1930. bacon was later sold to the gretch co. in 1939. click here for "how much is my banjo worth?"
http://www.jazzage1920s.com/banjos/collections/michaelshames22.php


1966 gretsch stopped production of bacon and b&d banjos. known problems with gretschs serial number system: due to the various renumbering schemes, there are
http://www.acousticmusic.org/identifying-vintage-guitars-banjos-and

The bacon banjo in the early 20th century ff and professional models i'd appreciate it if you could please provide me with the serial number, or if it doesn't have one.
http://www.banjohangout.org/topic/189815

Vega imperial electric tenor banjo sn 28473 (1912) [pickin', jun 1978: fairbanks vega serial number dating chart compiled by jim bollman] bacon unknown tenor banjo with f
http://www.banjohangout.org/topic/164314

Hobgoblin banjos; ome banjos; general banjo serial numbers gretsch bacon ode; history of
http://www.banjobook.com/author-stevison/stevison-banjo-id-toc1.htm

(perhaps you noticed) the serial number on the rim matches that on the dowel. bacon banjos
http://www.vintageinstruments.com/banjos.html

Banjo question: what is a bacon banjo serial no 10447 what is it worth sights, caliber, type of action and serial number. what is the worth of a gun serial 14748?
http://wiki.answers.com/q/what_is_a_bacon_banjo_serial_no_10447_what_is



Bacon folk model open back banjo for sale: my vintage 5 string bacon folk model open back banjo from the 1960's. serial number 65073. this banjo is all original, is in good
http://for-sale.yakaz.com/bacon-banjo-for-sale

Early 5 string banjo tailpiece gibson vega bacon 8 str. this auction is are bidding on a 1930 vintage vega banjo "little wonder". all original including case. serial number
http://for-sale.yakaz.com/vega-banjo

Fred j. bacon, banjo serial number: rec-2492 : box number: 7 : disc number: 10 : identifier: vob-b7d10: matrix no.
http://digital-library.csun.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?cisoroot=/igra