Type SM Minstrel
Type SM N Minstrel mid 1950's.
The puppet is in good general condition but all clothes and felt hat are dusty and need cleaning to be bright again.
The face paint is good.
Puppet is strung on the small 6" control with coloured buffers so dates to after the anti-tangling device was introduced in mid 1950's.
He carries a banjo with a few pieces of raffia attached.
The control has aged buffers and screw eyes.
Box is shelf worn with name stamp and set of instructions with letter portion removed.