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For Sale: Gold Tone OB250+ Limited Edition

Posted By: Society Hill (+33) | Rate Member
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$850 USD

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For sale is my Gold Tone OB-250+ Limited Edition resonator banjo with extreme curly maple (very good++ condition). According to Wayne Rogers at the Gold Tone Group, they only made 12 of these particular blonde/honey tone banjos, mid-2000s. This one has an excellent and strong tone up and down the neck. If you notice, the fret board is mounted at a higher level, similar to the design on Stealth banjos. A higher mount results in lower action with more room for vibration across the head.

This banjo has several standard features: extreme curly maple, 3-ply Canadian maple rim, and very good quality metal parts. It is fully equipped with the JLS-12 tone ring that is well-known for its excellent sound and response. Standard Gold Tone hard case is in great shape, a little dusty perhaps, and is included. There is some slight metal patina beginning to take place but nothing drastic.

Improvements that I added: New 5-Star tuners, Desert Rose bridge, and a Fults tailpiece. In addition, I reworked the peg head design (sanded off old design, applied new decals, & finished) to something that I liked; however, there is room to prep and glue on an overlay since I just sanded off the old one and finished.

This is a really nice instrument and will make someone a great banjo. Thanks for looking, ask anything you wish.


United States, AL


$55 via USPS with insurance

Payment Methods:

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

Return Policy:

Returns accepted. Buyer must contact seller within 2 days to arrange return. Refund will be given as Money Back. Buyer pays return shipping.

Condition of Item(s):

Used - Very Good Condition



Gold Tone

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