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For Sale: Ludwig Stratford Plectrum Banjo

Posted By: AldenS (+22) | Rate Member
 Member 3+ Years  Verified Seller  Returns allowed with money back refund

$575 USD

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A real beauty physically and sonically. Features all gold plated hardware with elaborate engraving as well as striped trim and marquetry. Gold plating is overall in excellent shape aside from some wear to the tips of the hooks and the armrest. Engraved gold plated kerschner tailpiece. Gold plated planet tuners turn smoothly and hold tune (one of the top nuts is a replacement). This one features a particularly nice figured walnut resonator. The finish is original to the best of my knowledge and in excellent condition.

The tone is bright, clear, and loud. If I were a plectrum player I would keep this one in a heartbeat, but alas I'm not.

This is one of the earlier, more desirable, bottom tension Ludwigs, so no worrying about disintegrating the pot metal tension hoops etc. on the later top tension models.

Currently set up with light 10-24w strings with action approximately .02" at first fret, .1" at the 12th fret, and .03" relief at the 7th fret with a 1/2" bridge. Fret wear is minimal. I suspect this one spent most of its life in the case. I've played it up and down the neck comfortably with no buzzing.

Feel free to message me with any questions.


Canada, NB


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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.

Condition of Item(s):

Used - Very Good Condition




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