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SOLD For Sale: SOLD: Bart Reiter 11” Bacophone Plus, Whyte Laydie & Bacon tone ring & HSC

Posted By: bf (+2) | Rate Member
 Member 6+ Years  Verified Seller  Returns allowed with money back refund

$1,700 USD

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The innovative Bart Reiter Bacophone Plus Model openback banjo adds a Whyte Laydie scalloped ring inside the standard Bacon tone ring to add some punch to the sweet Bacon sound. It also features a mahogany neck with an ebony fretboard, and the 3-ply bent maple rim is stained to match the neck.

Mahogany neck
11" Elite Amber (Renaissance) head
Planetary tuning pegs
Adjustable truss rod
No-Knot tailpiece
Ebony fretboard (1-1/4" wide at nut) & ebony peghead overlay
Pearl star in peghead
Fretboard has pearl dot markers and a scoop above the rim
26 3/16" scale
3-ply bent maple rim stained to match neck
Walnut cap on back edge of rim

Instrument is used but well cared for. Hardware has fingerprints/ patina but no rust or pitting. Frets in excellent condition. Small mark on peghead as was received. Archtop Superior case in like new condition.

Shipping cost to be determined on buyer’s location. Buyer to pay actual shipping and insurance costs. I can provide dimensions, weight and zip code for you to estimate cost. Socially distanced and masked collection in central Ohio can be arranged.

Original owner.

Please let me know if you have any questions or would like pictures of anything in specific.


United States, Columbus, OH


Actual cost, to be determined

Payment Methods:

Check/Money Order, Cash (in person), Paypal

Payment Option Notes:

Buyer to pay PayPal fees if this is their preferred method. Will hold shipping until payment by check clears.

Return Policy:

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: Returns are less shipping costs. Returns received in other that condition sold will be less repair cost by qualified luthier.

Condition of Item(s):

Used - Very Good Condition

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