The ' Maybell' brand started sometime around 1923 it is thought.
They produced a heck of a lot of entry level 'student' grade instruments (of which yours is one).
It is not known for certain when they ceased but one source I have stated 1945.
Slingerland "Professional Tone" banjos are easier to date than the "May Bell" models. The Slingerland School of Music offered "Professional Tone musical instruments" in their Boys Life ad in Dec 1921.
Slingerland advertised "Professional Tone" banjos in their Music Trades ad July 1922.
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There are different opinions as the when Slingerland actually started making banjos.
It is a ball park figure that most if not all were made round the 1920's-30's at the height of the banjo boom.
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