This is a 2001 Stelling Sunflower 5-string resonator banjo in original Stelling (TKL) case. It has the original 3-ply maple rim and Stelling bridge. The 1st and 4th tuners are Stelling tuners, the 2nd and 3rd are Schaller D-Tuners. It has a fairly new Stelling head and new Stelling medium strings. It plays easy and clear all the way up the neck.
The wood and lacquer finish are in very good condition. The nickel is in great condition too with just a little light wear showing on the armrest and two very light scratches on the tailpiece if you look very closely (I couldn't get any of this light wear to show in the photos). It has very light fret wear. I would rate this banjo a 9 out of 10. The case shows some age (mostly fading on the lining) and wear ( a few small nicks on the outside), but is still fully functional.
It has a gold Shubb 5th string capo installed that probably blends nicer with the wood finish along the neck than nickel would look. It also has apparently professionally filled holes where spikes have been removed on the 7th - 10th frets. I didn't notice these for over a year until the fret board was cleaned. They are difficult to see in the photos as they are very small.
$2,600 price includes shipping and insurance to the lower 48 states. Shipping to be determined for other areas. Sorry, not interested in any trades.
Please email through Banjo Hangout if you have questions. Thanks for looking.
United States, Salem, OR, 97302
Price includes shipping and insurance to the lower 48 states.
Cash (in person), Paypal
Returns accepted. Buyer must contact seller within 2 days to arrange return. Refund will be given as Money Back.
Buyer pays return shipping.
Additional return policy details: Returned banjo and case must arrive to seller in the same condition it was received by buyer. Return shipping must include insurance for full amount paid, else the buyer accepts all liability. Payment will be refunded once the item is received by seller in same condition it was received by buyer.
Condition of Item(s):
Used - Very Good Condition
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