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For Sale: Vintage 5 String English Flush Fret Banjo-Striped Neck/Rim 1890s-Very Unique

Posted By: bjowyjl | Rate Member
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$875 USD

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Vintage 5 String English Flush Fret Banjo, made 1890s/1900s, manufacturer unknown . The banjo is very good in appearance and is in good playable condition.

- Pot 10 1/2 "dia x 2 1/8" deep x 5/16" thk wood rim with 28 original hooks, nuts & shoes.
- Rim 1/4" thk hoop with alternating vertical maple and mahogany (?) strip veneer.

- Unique hardware consisting of cast bow-tie shoes with cast square nuts.

- Some hooks look to be non-original.

- Newer skin head

- Neck built from maple and mahogany (?) vertical laminations.

- Neck has a 24" scale length, with ivory flush frets, and guitar style peghead .

- Neck is straight, with negligible twist..

- Minstrel style ebony tailpiece.

- Nylgut strings.

The banjo looks to be all original with very crisp sound and is in very good + condition.

The banjo is sold as is. Please feel free to email me if you would like to see more pics or if you have any questions about the item.

Location:

United States, Bufffalo, NY, 14223

Shipping:

59

Payment Methods:

Check/Money Order, Cash (in person), Paypal

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Return Policy:

Returns not accepted.

Condition of Item(s):

Used - Very Good Condition

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