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Chuck Lee Deep Hollow (2006)

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Here's a fantastic deal for anyone who's been waiting for that used Chuck Lee banjo to pop up! This 2006 Deep Hollow is still in excellent condition, and sports an aftermarket natural skin head. The integral maple tone ring gives this banjo a very warm tone, with the projection and clarity you'd expect from a Chuck Lee instrument. Priced with contemporary hard case.

$1,800.00

Curly maple rim & neck
Maple tone ring
Custom peghead inlay
Planetary tuners
Ebony fingerboard
Frailing scoop
Dobson style heel

Gold Tone Ceb-5

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Put a huge 14" pot on a banjo and add massive nylon strings and, "cell-o", you have the CEB-5 cello banjo. Originally used in turn of the century banjo orchestras, this unique banjo just has to be played to be believed! Rolled brass tone ring, Maple rim and neck, "hot dog' arm rest, comes with a hardshell case.

$1,225.00

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118599
Posted: Dec 11, 2017 02:30 PM CDT

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Fiddler's Green Music Shop
1809 W. 35th Street
Austin TX 78703
USA
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1936 Gibson A-1 (F Holes)
1954 Martin 00-28G
1966 Martin 0-16Ny
1924 Gibson TB-4 Tenor Banjo
1923 Vega/Fairbanks "Whyte Laydie" No. 2
1998 Gibson F5G
2002 Taylor 814-Ce
1973 Ome Grubstake Banjo
1936 Gibson A-1 $1500
Pava A5 Gold Top Satin
1927 Vega Tubaphone Conversion Banjo
1953 Martin 0-18T Tenor Guitar
2017 Collings MTl (Lefty)
Passernig F5 #84
1996 Gibson A5G - Weber Signed
1927 Vega #2 Whyte Laydie Plectrum Banjo
1999 Summit F-100s
2005 Collings MT2 Sunburst

Gibson TB-3 Mastertone Conversion With Steve Huber Tone Ring

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Gibson TB-3 Mastertone Conversion with Steve Huber Tone Ring Model 5 String Resonator Banjo (1926), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 8226-45, dark mahogany lacquer finish, laminated maple resonator, laminated maple rim; maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case.

This is a very fine and interesting 1920s Gibson Mastertone conversion to 5-string banjo, with an original 1926 TB-3 rim fitted with a very finely made older replica 5-string neck and a special flathead conversion tone ring by the maestro of these, Steve Huber. As all-original Gibson Mastertone 5-string banjos from this period are almost unobtainable, nearly all examples in use today are similarly converted from Tenor or Plectrum.

The Mastertone TB-3 was Gibson's baseline professional tenor banjo, but still a medium/fancy instrument and considered a Gibson working musician's classic. The model was the lowest grade banjo with the full Mastertone flange, resonator, and tone ring hardware package; the original resonator is bound on the bottom edge but otherwise plain. The 1926 tone ring was originally the arch-top ball bearing style, coupled with the 2-piece tube-and-plate flange in use at the time. This banjo has been fitted with the special Huber flathead conversion tone ring that does not require cutting the rim, which brings the sound into the classic Bluegrass realm. While the combination of this flathead ring with the two-piece flange is not absolutely the Bluegrass standard, it still makes for a very fine-sounding instrument at a price only a small fraction of what an original flat-head, one-piece flange Mastertone rim alone would command.

The maple neck is similar in style to of what a period RB-3 would have carried, but with a slightly longer 27" scale. The original TB-3 used a mahogany neck, and the combination of the long scale and harder maple construction definitely add to the power of this instrument's sound. The fingerboard and headstock face have a notched diamond pearl inlay similar to the original, with a larger "Mastertone" block with slightly oversized lettering at the bottom end. The two lower tuners are 5-Star Planets with composite buttons, while the upper two are cammed modern Scruggs pegs. The tailpiece is a 5-string replica of the original Presto style.

The workmanship on the neck is very fine if not exactly to original Gibson spec. We don't know who made it, but it is to a higher standard than some we have seen! The original tenor neck is included, as is the tailpiece and original arch-top tone ring, still housed in the labeled box Mr. Huber shipped the rim in. This package makes for a wonderful collection documenting some of this banjo's history, from birth as a jazz 4-string to its current incarnation as a bluegrass powerhouse.

Overall length is 37 3/4 in. (95.9 cm.), 11 in. (27.9 cm.) diameter head, and 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 27 in. (686 mm.). Width of nut is 1 1/4 in. (32 mm.).

This banjo is in excellent playing condition overall, with some typical finish wear to the resonator and back of the neck. The lacquer in both areas shows numerous small scuffs and dings, but no major loss. The chrome plating on the rim hardware is largely intact, with some small areas of dirt and wear but no major loss. The bolts to mount the resonator have been replaced by small screws.

The neck finish shows an area of small dings and chips to the finish on the back around the 7th-10th fret area, and the heavily yellowed lacquer on the binding is worn off in a number of spots. The lacquer on the headstock face is similarly yellowed and chipped off in spots. There are railroad spikes in the fingerboard at positions 7 and 9, and a filled hole from a previous spike at fret 10. There is a small piece of rosewood chipped off the treble side of the fingerboard at the rim joint, and an equally small piece of binding missing on the bass side.

Overall a really great sounding and playing banjo; one of the nicest tube-and-plate conversions we have handled. The tone is rich and full but still with the bluegrass "ring" Mastertones are so sought after for. Includes a more recent HSC and the original Tenor neck and tailpiece, along with the dismounted original archtop tone ring. A unique conversion and a very fine player's instrument. Excellent Condition.

Item # 8013

$5,500.00

1954 Gibson TB-100 Conversion

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this started out as a 1954 tb-100 ...and was converted using a mcpeake tone ring...and bill Sullivan built conversion neck...the pot is all original with the exception of the added ring and 5 string presto...I hardly ever play this banjo and should be in the hands of someone who will..$2400.00 ($100.00 conus)...I would love to trade it for a nice great lakes banjo or nechville xxv or galaxy phantom....I would also consider a yates mahogany especially my old yates (serial # 9467-59-0067) dated 4-22-2010.....so if you have something of interest just shoot me a message......thanks

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118573
Posted: Dec 10, 2017 03:28 PM CDT

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kelvin hardin

scottsboro Alabama
United States
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Santa Cruz Vintage Southerner 2005 In Rare Natural
Rare 1992 Srv Stratocaster w/Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard
Garrison G-30 Guitar Pre-Gibson

2014 Huber VRB-4 Custom Burled Walnut Banjo

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Excellent burled walnut RB-4 style banjo with radiused Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard. In fabulous condition with only the slightest signs of player wear.

$4,650.00

Exc(+) condition. Serial number 1214-151.

Very fine straight-grain Walnut neck. Resonator shows intense burl figure. Entire banjo bound with cream-black-cream binding with wooden marquetry concentric circles in back of resonator. Double-cut peghead. Ebony peghead overlay has Huber logo inlaid at top and Flying Eagle pattern pearl inlay.

Radiused Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard has pearl Flying Eagle inlay pattern. 21st fret has very well done TRUETONE inlay with inlaid border around the letters.

Almost no sign of player wear… the head shows slight signs of finger position. Faintest sign of frets being played. One small mar in the center of resonator back. Otherwise, in great shape.

These Huber RB-4 models usually come with interesting Walnut in back of resonator, but this one was ordered with Strong Burl Walnut figure. Radius fingerboard is another custom feature. Lastly, many of these come with Nickel plated hardware, but this one has Chrome plating, like many of the Gibson originals.

This banjo is wonderfully resonant, and has wide range of different tonal variations possible. It sounds great, looks great, plays great.

This banjo originally cost over $5700 with all of the options.

Comes with the original hard case for only $4650.

1965 Ode Model 42 Grade 2 5-String Banjo

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$1,700.00
Made in Boulder, Colorado
Brazilian Rosewood Neck with Dyed Wood Stringers
Brazilian Rosewood Resonator
Ebony Fingerboard with M.O.P. Inlays
Grover Tuners
1 7/32" Nut Width
​26 3/4" Scale Length

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118566
Posted: Dec 10, 2017 11:38 AM CDT

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Sylvan Music
1521 Mission St.
Santa Cruz CA 95060
USA
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Gibson J-50 1949
Gibson L4 1927
S.S. Stewart Ca. 1898 Special Thoroughbred Banjo
1946 Martin 00-18
Wildwood Ews (Exotic Wood Series)
1926 Gibson TB/RB-5 Conversion
Gibson F5-G 2003
1972 Gibson RB-250
Wildwood Maple Artist
National Silvo 1937
Crafters Of Tennessee Classic
Eastman MD805/V
Girouard A5 Studio Deluxe
Rich & Taylor Walking Liberty Banjo
Weber Yellowstone Traditional A Style Wide Nut
Weber Custom Vintage F
Eastman MD515
Gibson TB-4 1924 Tenor Banjo

Ome Omega 11" w/ Carson Engraved Inlays

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This stunning Omega from OME features hand engraved mother-of-pearl & abalone inlays, done by renowned artist, Glenn Carson, and a tone that's simply got it all: warmth, clarity, projection and balance. It's bright without being harsh and round without being overly mellow. Playability is sublime, with a low profile neck featuring a smooth-feeling satin finish. Priced with hard case, this is a lifetime banjo that's extremely versatile and built with the discerning standards we've come to expect from our friends at Ome!

$4,820.00

Vintage TR
Black Walnut Neck & Rim
Flat Fingerboard
26.25” Scale
1.28" nut width
Wooden Armrest

Flange & Resonator Banjo Ukulele (Unlabelled), C. 1927

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Flange & Resonator Model Banjo Ukulele (unlabelled), c. 1927, probably Chicago, natural lacquer finish, mahogany rim, neck and resonator, ebonized fingerboard, gig bag case.

Overall length is 23 in. (58.4 cm.), 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diameter head, and 3 in. (7.6 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 13 7/8 in. (352 mm.). Width of nut is 1 3/16 in. (30 mm.).

Very nice playing condition overall with some general play wear, some loss and corrosion to the plating, and clouding to the neck finish. There is one small repaired laminate crack on the top side edge of the resonator, and a chip off the pearloid at the very tip of the headstock. The wooden nut has a couple of chips and the instrument shows one oddity -- the headstock facing was originally set too high for the strings to properly clear it, so someone added slots to the headstock to allow the strings to lay in the nut slots low enough to play well. It's a bit inelegant, but works fine and the instrument plays very well. A fairly high-grade "catalog" banjo ukulele with better grade hardware, a rather "mini-tenor-banjo" feel, and quite a good sound. Excellent - Condition.

$375.00

Vega Artist On Sale

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This is the next to the top of the Vega line of "Professional" banjos with gold plated metal parts including individual flanges and engraved Grover Presto tailpiece, armrest, and replacement gold-plated tuners. The rim is 10-15/16" with the Tubaphone tone ring and fancy marquetry trim on the bottom edge. The maple neck features very ornate, engraved mother of pearl inlays throughout fingerboard and peghead, and a beautifully carved heel. This is a one owner instrument from the family of the first owner. It needs a little TLC but is still a good instrument for the price.

Was: $1950.00
Now Only: $1295.00

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Ad Number 118533
Posted: Dec 9, 2017 10:08 AM CDT

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Bernunzio Uptown Music
122 East Ave.
Rochester NY 14620
United States
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Eastman MD515-Cs Mandolin
A. C. Fairbanks Electric - On Sale
Martin D-16 P - On Sale
Eastman MD315 - On Sale
Eastman MD604-SB
Eastman MDC804 Octave Mandolin
Eastman MD315
Martin D-28
Vega Regent - On Sale
Buckbee Celebrated Benary - On Sale
Gibson TB-3
Mayflower
Laura Ratcliff Silver Angel
Eastman MD515-Cs
Gibson Flatiron Performer F
Weymann Model 50 Mandolute On Sale
Unmarked Top-Tension Mountain Banjo
Luigi Salsedo Bowlback Mandolin

A. C. Fairbanks Electric - On Sale

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The Electric was Fairbanks flagship model the the scalloped metal tonering that was introduced in 1890. The addition of the ring to the rim gave the banjo it's "electrifying" sound.... this eventually evolved into the fabled "Whyte Laydie" model; #75 stamp present on dowel stick and rim interior. 11-1/2" rim with original hardware; cherry neck has a 25-1/2" scale length, pearl inlay present; reproduction bone friction pegs.

Was: $3250.00

Now Only: $2699.00

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118528
Posted: Dec 9, 2017 08:12 AM CDT

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Bernunzio Uptown Music
122 East Ave.
Rochester NY 14620
United States
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Eastman MD515-Cs Mandolin
Vega Artist On Sale
Martin D-16 P - On Sale
Eastman MD315 - On Sale
Eastman MD604-SB
Eastman MDC804 Octave Mandolin
Eastman MD315
Martin D-28
Vega Regent - On Sale
Buckbee Celebrated Benary - On Sale
Gibson TB-3
Mayflower
Laura Ratcliff Silver Angel
Eastman MD515-Cs
Gibson Flatiron Performer F
Weymann Model 50 Mandolute On Sale
Unmarked Top-Tension Mountain Banjo
Luigi Salsedo Bowlback Mandolin

Deering Goodtime II (Recent)

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A great student Bluegrass banjo, this Deering Goodtime II features a 3-ply maple rim, maple neck, and maple bound resonator with a satin natural finish. Other details include an 11” head, 22-fret maple fingerboard with walnut bowtie inlays, single coordinator rod, flat plate flange with round holes, and an armrest. This banjo could use some minor work (sold AS-IS, see Details section below), but otherwise it’s in excellent condition.

$365.00

Satin natural finish
Maple neck and bound resonator
22-fret maple fingerboard with walnut bowtie inlays
Traditional fiddle shape headstock with "GOODTIME" logo and star that reads "Made with Pride / in the / USA"
11" head
3-ply maple rim
16 brackets
Flat plate flange with round holes
Single coordinator rod
Armrest
Guitar-style tuners
Geared 5th string peg
1 1/4" nut
~26-1/8" scale
With Deering gigbag
EC except could use some (fret work, restring, minor set up, etc. - sold AS-IS)

Stelling Golden Cross

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The Golden Cross features fancy curly maple with the golden sunburst stain and purfling inlaid along the neck and resonator binding. Includes hardshell case.

$4,560.00

Contact Bob or Alvin at Morgan Music for additional information.

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118498
Posted: Dec 8, 2017 10:43 AM CDT

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Morgan Music
689 North Washington
Lebanon MO 65536
United States
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Used Gibson F5 Master Model
Used Bishline Patriot Banjo
Northfield 'Big Mon' F5M Master Model F Style Mandolin
Sullivan Vintage 35 Mahogany
Sullivan Festival Pro Banjo
1995 Collings D2H G B
Hopkins Phoenix - A Morgan Music Exclusive
Used Flatiron F5-Master
Northfield Used Artist Series F Style
Eastman MD415Gd Gold Top F Style Mandolin
F7 Mandolin
Collings MF Ivoroid Gloss Top Mandolin #1741
Used Collings D1 Dreadnought
Used Louzee Golden Roll Banjo
1971 Gibson RB250 Banjo
Hopkins Mahogany Arch Top
Used 1976 Crafters Of Tennessee F5 Mandolin
Used Larivee D-05

Gibson RB-250 1964

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Customized in 1974 with new rim and 40-hole archtop tone ring, mahogany neck and resonator, 1-piece flange, Vega/Scruggs de-tuners and 5th-string capo added, OHC.

$1,850.00

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118488
Posted: Dec 8, 2017 09:11 AM CDT

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Walter & Christie Carter
Carter Vintage Guitars
Nashville TN 37203
United States
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Mendel Octave Mandolin 2013
Gilchrist 5 2016
Nichols Road F5 2015
Gilchrist (Daniel) Victorian Mandolin New
Weber Bridger
Gibson F-5 Sam Bush 2001
Kentucky Bill Monroe KM-5000 Prototype
Altman M-F5 2007
Gibson A-3 1920
Kimble F5 2009
Gibson F-5 1923 Lloyd Loar Signed
Gibson Alan Bibey 2004
Monteleone F5 Grand Artist 1980
Apitius F5 2015
Arnold Cross F5 New
Breedlove Premier 00 2011
Dudenbostel 1A 2009
Sumi S-F5(A)

1924 Gibson TB-4 Tenor Banjo

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1924 Gibson TB-4 in great condition. 12" pot with a new skin head, short scale (20 1/2") tuned and setup for GDAE tuning as Irish tenor. There is a funky old Grover "vibrator" banjo accessory in place that we think adds to the cool factor, but is easily removeable if desired. A few small replacement parts but mostly original. Comes with a nice vintage Vega brand hardshell case.

$1,250.00

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118466
Posted: Dec 7, 2017 02:23 PM CDT

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Fiddler's Green Music Shop
1809 W. 35th Street
Austin TX 78703
USA
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Gold Tone Ceb-5
1936 Gibson A-1 (F Holes)
1954 Martin 00-28G
1966 Martin 0-16Ny
1923 Vega/Fairbanks "Whyte Laydie" No. 2
1998 Gibson F5G
2002 Taylor 814-Ce
1973 Ome Grubstake Banjo
1936 Gibson A-1 $1500
Pava A5 Gold Top Satin
1927 Vega Tubaphone Conversion Banjo
1953 Martin 0-18T Tenor Guitar
2017 Collings MTl (Lefty)
Passernig F5 #84
1996 Gibson A5G - Weber Signed
1927 Vega #2 Whyte Laydie Plectrum Banjo
1999 Summit F-100s
2005 Collings MT2 Sunburst

1929 Gibson Mastertone Conversion Banjo w/ Kalamazoo 5-Str N

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1929 Pot with 1930's Gibson Kalamazoo 5-string neck. Neck altered with fiddle peghead and H&F inlays.

$5,200.00

Excellent conversion Gibson banjo.

40-hole archtop tonering pot with original hardware and rim. Non-original resonator, like a late ’20’s style 4 banjo would have.

The 5-string neck was originally on a “Kalamazoo” brand banjo made by Gibson. The neck was converted into a “Gibson” neck by addition of Gibson Hearts & Flowers Ebony peghead overlay, removing dot inlays in Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard and inlaying pearl Hearts & Flowers inlay in fingerboard.
So -- as a result, the neck looks exactly like any pre-war Gibson neck, except it has no volute (hand stop).

It would be hard to fully convey the importance of having the old bonafide neck on this banjo. Not only does it have great old cured woods, with the Mahogany and the Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard, but the old original adjustable truss-rod also is a very effective resonance transfer device. You will never want to put any sort of flat head tone ring on this banjo. It sounds great, with lots of low end and lots of presence.

Used Bishline Patriot Banjo

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The Bishline Patriot features Walnut Neck and Burl Walnut resonator, black binding and Ebony fingerboard with MOP inlay. Tone hoop ring, 3-ply Maple rim, nickel plated hardware and 2-way truss rod. Includes hardshell case.

$1,199.95

Contact Bob or Alvin at Morgan Music for additional information.

Ome Tupelo 12"

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Beautifully constructed Ome Tupelo, featuring a 12" pot and wooden tone ring for an extremely warm, clucky sound. This is a very loud banjo, considering the lack of a cast tone ring, and the voice is perfectly articulate across the entire fretboard. Other features include a 25.5" scale, Mahogany neck and antiqued brass hardware. Priced with case!

$1,995.00

Vega Banjos - 1924 Whyte Laydie Plectrum 5-String Conversion

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This used Vega Banjos - Whyte Laddie Plectrum 5-String Conversion circa 1924 is a fantastic example of how a 5-string conversion can bring life to a vintage instrument. Originally built as a 4-string No. 2 Plectrum banjo, this White Laydie tone ring and 11 15/16" pot were converted to a 5-string by luthier W.A. Petersen around 2007. With a Maple pot, and Flamed Maple neck this skin head banjo is a wonderful frailing/clawhammer machine that we can't seem to put down. Included original Plectrum neck (see photos) and non-original Hardshell case. Serial# 57625.

$1,750.00

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1923 Vega/Fairbanks "Whyte Laydie" No. 2

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1923 Whyte Ladie with original 5 string neck in awesome condition. All original except for head and high quality replacement tuners. Just professionally set up and plays and sounds amazing! This banjo is in absolutely incredible conditon for it's age. No damage or previous repairs noted.

$2,500.00

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118413
Posted: Dec 6, 2017 09:13 AM CDT

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Fiddler's Green Music Shop
1809 W. 35th Street
Austin TX 78703
USA
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Gold Tone Ceb-5
1936 Gibson A-1 (F Holes)
1954 Martin 00-28G
1966 Martin 0-16Ny
1924 Gibson TB-4 Tenor Banjo
1998 Gibson F5G
2002 Taylor 814-Ce
1973 Ome Grubstake Banjo
1936 Gibson A-1 $1500
Pava A5 Gold Top Satin
1927 Vega Tubaphone Conversion Banjo
1953 Martin 0-18T Tenor Guitar
2017 Collings MTl (Lefty)
Passernig F5 #84
1996 Gibson A5G - Weber Signed
1927 Vega #2 Whyte Laydie Plectrum Banjo
1999 Summit F-100s
2005 Collings MT2 Sunburst

Deering John Hartford 5 String w/ Pop On Resonator

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John Hartford has been a favorite musician of the Denver Folklore Center staff for a long time. As fans of this multi talented virtuoso we are delighted every time a new Deering John Hartford Banjo arrives. The pop on resonator and Grenadillo wood tone ring make this one of the most unique and versatile banjos on the current instrument market.

Removable resonators allow a player to easily switch between open back and resonator without the hassle of removing the flange and mounting brackets while the wooden tone ring produces a much softer tone- also lightening the banjo considerably. To top it off the intricate inlay patterns are themed after the architecture found in old steamboats- a favorite subject of Hartford- and are some of our favorite in the shop.

Also included is a deluxe Deering Hardshell Case and the Deering Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Neck: Curly Maple with Vintage Satin Walnut Stain
Inlay: Beautiful Steamboat Scroll Mother of Pearl Inlays
Binding: White Binding with Black/White Trim
Fingerboard Wood: Ebony Fingerboard
Frets: 22 Glued In Nickel Silver Frets
Nut Material: Bone Nut
Tuners: Deering Planetary Tuners/Geared 5th String Tuner
Tone Ring: Hartford Grenadillo Tone Ring
Rim Wood: Deering Premium Violin Grade 3-ply Maple Rim
Tension Hoop: Brass Notched Tension Hoop
Head: 11” Frosted Top Banjo Head
Flange: One Piece Cast Zinc Flange
Tailpiece: Deering True Tone Tailpiece
Bridge: 5/8” Deering Smile™ Bridge
Resonator: Optional Pop-On Curly Maple Resonator
Resonator Note: Sides Are Specially Tapered On the Inside For Projection of Tone
Case: Deering Hardshell Case

$4,831.00 No trades. Thank you.

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118378
Posted: Dec 5, 2017 02:33 PM CDT

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The Denver Folklore Center
1893 South Pearl Street
Denver Colorado 80210
USA
Phone: 3037774786

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Gibson Earl Scruggs Standard (1996)
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Kel Kroyden Conversion Banjo

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I've got too many banjos (if there is such a thing). So I've decided to let one or two go. This is a very nice 1930's Kel Kroyden double conversion. I've known this banjo for many years and acquired it when the owner passed away 3 years ago. As I remember, Marty Lanham (Nashville Guitar Company) did the conversion and built the neck (he built the neck for sure). The neck is a straight grain maple neck with a black finish (like the original tenor neck). The original two tab tuners were taken from the tenor neck for use on the 5 string neck. A second coordinator rod was added, and an old Presto tailpiece was installed. The rim was turned and now has a Blaylock New Era flathead ring. Spikes at 7 and 9. I put a NOS Pre-EPA Remo head on it recently. Frets are in fine shape. Original hooks/nut, one piece flange, resonator, and rim. The flange is quite flat with only the slightest pull on each side of the neck. It's been like this for years with no change. Call and I'll be happy to talk with you about it. I will also include the rather rough original tenor case and the original tenor neck, which is in fine shape. 48 hour approval. If you return it, I expect you to cover shipping both ways. Asking $3450.

Reply to Ad #118358

Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118358
Posted: Dec 5, 2017 08:22 AM CDT

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Lynn Dudenbostel

Maryville TN

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Dudenbostel Pegwinders (Mandolin And Guitar) And Armrests

1950s Gibson Granada

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This banjo has the most beautiful sound. I played if for a number of years, but found mandolin to be a better fit for me. It has an ebony fretboard with a mother of pearl inlaid "wreath" pattern, the neck and resonator are curly maple. The hardware is gold plated and has some wear. The tuners are mother of pearl. I had it appraised at 4,800.00 I will take 4,500.00
Tweed hard case included.

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118350
Posted: Dec 4, 2017 08:16 PM CDT

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Jody Knoop
3582 Nine Mile Rd.
Cincinnati Ohio 45255

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Gibson Earl Scruggs Standard (1996)

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Gibson Earl Scruggs Model banjos are perhaps the most coveted bluegrass instruments to be produced within the past 25 years. The beautifully figured maple neck and resonator pair with a tonally crisp and clear Flathead tone ring (made by Kulesh) to make for a package that is both beautiful to look at, hear, and play. This banjo is possibly the cleanest used instrument we have ever seen. It is in pristine condition with the only slight signs of use being a few fingerprints on the hardware. Included is the original Gibson Hardshell Case.

Condition: Mint
Year: 1996
Neck Wood: Highly Figured Maple
Pot Wood: Laminated Maple
Resonator Wood: Highly Figured Maple
Tone Ring: Gibson Flathead Kulesh tone ring
Fingerboard Wood: Ebony
Tuners: Planetary Gear
Hardware: Original Gibson Chrome Hardware
Scale Length: 26-3/8"
Nut Width: 1-3/16"
Case: Original Gibson Hardshell Case

No Trades. Thank you.

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118340
Posted: Dec 4, 2017 04:57 PM CDT

Ad Owner
The Denver Folklore Center
1893 S. Pearl St.
Denver Colorado 80210
United States
Phone: 3037774786

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Deering John Hartford 5 String w/ Pop On Resonator
Collings MF Wide Nut Gloss Top
Collings MF Deluxe Wide Nut

Bela Fleck's Blue Ridge Banjo Camp

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Béla Fleck presents the inaugural Blue Ridge Banjo Camp taking place at Brevard Music Center in Brevard, August 15-19, 2018.

The camp will feature 3 days and 4 four nights of diverse banjo instruction by Béla himself alongside a cast of world class banjo players/instructors.

The week will culminate with a finale concert held in the beautiful Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium. The instructional focus will be on the three distinct styles of three-finger banjo playing: Scruggs, melodic, and single string.

The Blue Ridge Banjo Camp will provide banjo players with the tools to improve their playing and aims to contribute to the overall growth of the fine art of the 5-String banjo.

Additional instructors are Tony Trischka, Kristin Scott Benson, and Mike Munford.

About the camp Béla said, "The Blue Ridge Banjo Camp is my chance to put together an amazing team of 3 finger banjoist/teachers, to pass along what we’ve each been learning, over the years. I'm looking forward to expanding the teaching side of what I do, and thankful to have an amazing venue in which we can share our love, fascination, and curiosity about music and the 5 string banjo."

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118321
Posted: Dec 4, 2017 12:16 PM CDT

Ad Owner
Bela Fleck's Blue Ridge Banjo Camp

Brevard NC
USA
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1973 Ome Grubstake Banjo

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Very cool old banjo! Grubstake was a budget line that the Ome banjo company briefly manufactured in the 70s in Colorado. Very unique integrated tone ring and metal pot design. This banjo plays very well and sounds awesome. This would make a very cool, vintage alternative to the Chinese made models for someone in the market for an open back banjo in this price range.

$825.00

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118320
Posted: Dec 4, 2017 11:16 AM CDT

Ad Owner
Fiddler's Green Music Shop
1809 W. 35th Street
Austin TX 78703
USA
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Gold Tone Ceb-5
1936 Gibson A-1 (F Holes)
1954 Martin 00-28G
1966 Martin 0-16Ny
1924 Gibson TB-4 Tenor Banjo
1923 Vega/Fairbanks "Whyte Laydie" No. 2
1998 Gibson F5G
2002 Taylor 814-Ce
1936 Gibson A-1 $1500
Pava A5 Gold Top Satin
1927 Vega Tubaphone Conversion Banjo
1953 Martin 0-18T Tenor Guitar
2017 Collings MTl (Lefty)
Passernig F5 #84
1996 Gibson A5G - Weber Signed
1927 Vega #2 Whyte Laydie Plectrum Banjo
1999 Summit F-100s
2005 Collings MT2 Sunburst

S.S. Stewart Ca. 1898 Special Thoroughbred Banjo

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$2,350.00
All Original and in Amazing Condition
Birds-Eye Maple Inner Rim
Cherry Neck w/ Carved Heel
Newer Bridge
1 1/4" Nut Width
27" Scale Length
​Includes Newer Hard Case

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118313
Posted: Dec 4, 2017 10:41 AM CDT

Ad Owner
Sylvan Music
1521 Mission St.
Santa Cruz CA 95060
USA
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1965 Ode Model 42 Grade 2 5-String Banjo
Gibson J-50 1949
Gibson L4 1927
1946 Martin 00-18
Wildwood Ews (Exotic Wood Series)
1926 Gibson TB/RB-5 Conversion
Gibson F5-G 2003
1972 Gibson RB-250
Wildwood Maple Artist
National Silvo 1937
Crafters Of Tennessee Classic
Eastman MD805/V
Girouard A5 Studio Deluxe
Rich & Taylor Walking Liberty Banjo
Weber Yellowstone Traditional A Style Wide Nut
Weber Custom Vintage F
Eastman MD515
Gibson TB-4 1924 Tenor Banjo

Sullivan Vintage 35 Mahogany

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Built to stand toe-to-toe with everything the 1930s banjos had to offer. Great pre-war tone, exacting pre-war fit and finish. Mahogany "speed" neck, Mahogany resonator with concentric rings, custom Sullivan inlays, Waverly planetary tuners, 2-way truss road. Vintage 35 Flathead tone ring and Sullivan Historic Factory Floor Rim. Includes Hardshell Case.

$4,495.00

Contact Bob or Alvin at Morgan Music for additional information.

Imperial Banjo

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1985 Imperial Banjo - made by the late Ty Piper in Blanchard, OK.

This is a great sounding and playing, pro quality instrument!

It has features that many bluegrass players are looking for, including a slim and fast mahogany neck, double bound resonator, one-piece flange, 3-ply maple rim and flathead tone ring. The rim, flange and tone ring design are very unique, and are somewhat similar to the patented Stelling wedge-fit pot assembly.

It also has a Kershner tailpiece, Schaller tuners, dual leg armrest, Remo head, bound ebony fretboard with MOP inlay, 1-1/4" nut width, 26 1/4" scale, and dual coordinator rods. There are 5th string capo spikes installed at 7, 9 and 10. Frets 1 thru 4 have been replaced, and have many hours of playing life left.

The finish is a high gloss, dark mahogany red. The binding has aged nicely, and has that vintage look.

Tone wise, this one (to my ears) has the power and crack of a Stelling, while maintaining a great bottom end (bass), with an excellent mid-range. Many of Ty's offerings featured a very heavy, solid tone ring, a solid tube and flat plate flange, along with a thick, heavy block rim. Having played a few, I much prefer the tone and lighter weight of this banjo over any of the super heavy tube and plate models.

The hard case is most likely original to the banjo, and could use a new handle.

If you have any questions or concerns, please ask prior to purchase.

$1400 or best offer. $50 shipping in the lower 48 states.

Contact me to see more pics of this fine instrument.

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118260
Posted: Dec 2, 2017 05:10 PM CDT

Ad Owner
Danny McKnight

Carthage Texas

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Gibson-Epiphone MB-250

Chanterelle Old Time Banjo

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Frailing style banjo custom built about 1995 by Mike Ramsey, number 188, for sale by original owner. Near original condition with only slight wear after 20+ years. Walnut neck and pot, stars and planets inlay. Plays and sounds great, I simply stopped playing old-time music and banjo. Includes good condition hard case and strap. $900 plus shipping.

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118251
Posted: Dec 2, 2017 01:39 PM CDT

Ad Owner
Herb Taylor

Golden Colorado

Phone: 303-273-9664

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Herb Taylor Flat-Top Irish Bouzouki
Herb Taylor Octave Mandolin
Herb Taylor Guitar-Body Octave Mandolin
Herb Taylor Irish Bouzouki

Wildwood Ews (Exotic Wood Series)

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$2,475.00
Bubinga Pot
Wenge Tone Ring
Bubinga & Wenge Neck
1 1/4" Nut Width
26 1/4" Scale Length
Deluxe Hardshell Case Included

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Category: Banjos
Ad Number 118249
Posted: Dec 2, 2017 12:44 PM CDT

Ad Owner
Sylvan Music
1521 Mission St.
Santa Cruz CA 95060
USA
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Prior ads by this individual: 139
Prior replies by this individual: 7

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1965 Ode Model 42 Grade 2 5-String Banjo
Gibson J-50 1949
Gibson L4 1927
S.S. Stewart Ca. 1898 Special Thoroughbred Banjo
1946 Martin 00-18
1926 Gibson TB/RB-5 Conversion
Gibson F5-G 2003
1972 Gibson RB-250
Wildwood Maple Artist
National Silvo 1937
Crafters Of Tennessee Classic
Eastman MD805/V
Girouard A5 Studio Deluxe
Rich & Taylor Walking Liberty Banjo
Weber Yellowstone Traditional A Style Wide Nut
Weber Custom Vintage F
Eastman MD515
Gibson TB-4 1924 Tenor Banjo