This is a circa 1922 Bacon and Day Tenor ( 7686 ) banjo that was originally a #1 - now with EXTENSIVE customization. It should be about a #6.
I spent about 80 hours customizing this banjo, I have spent over $4000 for the banjo plus the engraving/gold plating/pearl. The major metal parts are all hand engraved (by Ron Chasey) , with the parts gold plated. The heel has been carved. I in-layed an extensive amount of pearl (back of peg head, resonator, wooden rim, and heel. I also engraved almost all of the pearl, even the fret board inlays. ( B& D rarely did any ingraving there.) I believe the head is new and there is a Farquhar bridge and Ottenger tail piece.
Look at the photos! It should now be about a number 6!!
United States, IL, 61455
$140.00 ( I will pay all shipping costs.)
Check/Money Order, Cash (in person)
Payment Option Notes:
I would like a Cashier Check from your bank. Or a personal check.
Returns accepted. Buyer must contact seller within 7 days to arrange return. Refund will be given as Money Back. Buyer pays return shipping.
Condition of Item(s):
Used - Very Good Condition
Bacon & Day
If interested call 1-309-837-1067 after 11:00 A. M. to 12 midnight. If I'm not home leave me a message and your phone number and I'll get back to you.
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