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For Sale or Trade: Vintage Alvarez Minstrel 5 string Banjo MADE IN JAPAN..

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Vintage Alvarez Minstrel 5 string Banjo MADE IN JAPAN.  Includes Original Hardshell Case.  CALL TODAY 404-372-5482.

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Vintage Alvarez Minstrel 5 string Banjo MADE IN JAPAN

This is a vintage Japanese made Alvarez Minstrel 5 string banjo that is all original with original case.  This has been inspected and set up at the Banjo Warehouse in Atlanta Georgia,

ALL OF OUR SALES INCLUDE A 7 DAY FULL SATISFACTION GUARANTEE

Description

This has a rosewood resonator which I am almost certain is Brazilian Rosewood.  The neck I believe is maple.  This has a rosewood fretboard which also is probably Brazilian.  This has chrome hardware which is gorgeous and all original.  This has a 2 piece flange.  The fretboard has a Wreath inlay pattern and there is black binding on each side of the neck.  The resonator also has black binding with some w/b/w binding that has yellowed.  This has an engraved armrest, a clam shell tailpiece, a full size tone ring and a fat shell.

This is a really incredible banjo that was made during a time in Japan that they had a strong emphasis on quality.  This has some great tone and a lot of projection and volume.  This is all original and also includes an original hardshell case.

Condition

We professionally clean every banjo that comes through our shop.  This has been disassembled and we buffed the metal with a high powered buffer.  The hardware is glowing.  We also waxed all of the wood which has left a nice shine.  The fretboard has been oiled as well.  Even without this cleaning the banjo was clean coming into the shop.  There are a handful of small surface scratching on the back of the resonator but it is minor.  The first few frets also show a bit of wear but it's not too bad.  The rest of the frets look perfect.  This has a 5th string capo installed.  On top of this the case is definitely in good shape.  These old Japanese cases can start falling apart and this one looks really good.

Set Up

We also professionally set up every banjo that comes through our shop.  This has a new Remo frosted head which is set to 90 on a drum dial.  The banjo has a Grover bridge with correct intonation.  The strings are new Huber Truetone .10 gauge strings and the action is set nicely.  This is also fully adjustable.  This is definitely a quality banjo that is all original which looks great, plays great and sounds great.

Check out Banjo Warehouse for all sorts of interesting New, Used and Vintage Banjos and Banjo Parts for Sale.

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ALL OF OUR SALES INCLUDE A 7 DAY FULL SATISFACTION GUARANTEE

CALL TODAY 404-372-5482

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Location:

United States, GA, 30344

Payment Methods:

Check/Money Order, Cash (in person), Paypal, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover

Return Policy:

Returns accepted. Buyer must contact seller within 7 days to arrange return. Refund will be given as Money Back. Buyer pays return shipping.

Additional return policy details:
Buyer is responsible for all shipping charges in the event of a return.

Condition of Item(s):

Used - Excellent Condition

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Listing No:

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Contact Info:

Banjo Warehouse
2947 East point st.
East point Ga 30344
4043725482

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