This Gold Star GF-85 is definitely from the 80's and with the "back story" that I got, The label fell off and was indeed a 1981. I've gone through this banjo totally and the ring/rim fit and the neck fit are exactly the way they need to be. The nut has been changed to a bone and ebony combo at some point. The "work" at the nut marred the finish but the sound and playability are such that I wouldn't change a thing. These 80's Gold Stars are known for their tone and this one lives up to the claim. There are a few nicks and blemishes as one would expect with a 30+ yr old banjo. 5th string spikes are at the 7th and 9th frets and it ships in a nearly new Superior case. Fret wear is fine. Don't hesitate to contact if you have questions.
YouTube sample: youtube.com/watch?v=KJIHFNzs2As
Another YouTube: youtube.com/watch?v=DTDZr9ewaP8
United States, TN
T.B.D. will ship USPS or UPS international as well. Can meet if reasonable distance.
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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 - Excellent Condition
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