I purchased this banjo in January 2014 directly from Ron Stewart in Paoli, Indiana, who personally set it up and shipped it out to me for $4,925. It got played essentially every other day for three years as I was in a local bluegrass band, but it got treated like a queen, very little wear other than normal wear on the head and some surface wear on the resonator. I hardly play anymore and want to give it a new, proud home, someone who will enjoy it as much as I did. It has all-original parts, nothing has been changed or altered except the strings. Comes with Yates strap and Yates case. This model isn't made anymore; it has been discontinued.
Description: mahogany neck and resonator, back of neck kept free of clear-coat for a flat finish/feel, metal distressed to look antique, Waverly ivory tuners, Yates pre-war tone ring, three fifth-string spikes (7th, 8th, & 9th frets), Presto tailpiece
Ron Stewart said of this banjo: "Chris, thanks so much for your interest in our banjos and also the kind words about my playing! As Warren mentioned, I have an RS-75 right now, which I haven't listed yet, that is an absolute MONSTER! It is everything you could want in a banjo period, and I would play this instrument everyday and be as happy as can be!"
United States, Morgantown, WV, 26501
shipping included in sale price if shipped in continental US, shipped insured and packed well
Payment Option Notes:
check must clear before shipment of the banjo
Returns accepted. Buyer must contact seller within 3 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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