114 S. Juliana Street Bedford, PA 15522 (814) 623-2187
Bedford Banjo Shop
USED 2017 Deering Goodtime Artisan II resonator 5-string banjo 3-ply Violin grade maple rim, maple neck with Midnight Maple fingerboard, fancy inlays, planetary tuners, factory-installed railroad spikes at the 7th, 9th and 10th frets. Near mint condition with excellent set up. Includes nice hard case. No Longer Available
USED 1979 Alvarez 4285 Bluegrass Special 5-string resonator banjo Very nice budget level Mastertone banjo. Mastertone style tone ring, mahogany neck and resonator, planetary tuners, chrome plated hardware and friction 5th string peg. Fresh set up. Nice player. Includes hard case. SOLD
NEW Recording King RK-R20 Songster resonator 5-string banjo Laminate maple rim. Mahogany resonator. Rolled brass tone ring. Kershner-Style tailpiece. Planetary tuners. Gloss finish. $499.99
We usually have partially completed project instruments that are waiting for our attention.
Please inquire if you're seeking such instruments.
NEW Savannah SB-100 resonator 5-string banjo Laminate maple rim, mahogany neck & resonator. Geared 5th string peg. Gloss finish. $279.99
USED Deering Goodtime Special resonator 5-string banjo Made in the USA. Violin grade maple rim, maple neck and resonator and Goodtime Special tone ring. Excellent condition and set up. Includes hard case. SOLD
USED 5-String Resonator Banjos
Our NEW INSTRUMENT inventory changes from time to time.
Please contact us if you're interested in a specific model to see if we have it in stock.
USED 1910s Windsor 5-string zither banjo Made in England. Painstakingly restored by an avid vintage instrument collector and fine craftsman. Top tension 8.25" rim, tunneled 5th string, English oak resonator with stunning carving, slotted peghead and geared tuners with bone buttons. Set up with Renaissance head. Incredibly nice tone with plenty of volume. Includes original calfskin head and magnificent original case. SOLD
NEW Savannah SB-100L Left-handed resonator 5-string banjo Laminate wooden rim, mahogany neck & resonator, geared 5th string tuner. Gloss finish. $279.99
USED 1972 Chris Warner Mastertone 5-string banjo Bluegrass legend, Chris Warner, built this banjo from current Gibson factory parts at that time. Chris made the neck, which is expertly crafted to Gibson specs.
20-hole flathead tone ring, 3-ply maple rim, one piece flange, mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard and double cut peghead, 5-Star planet tuners and spikes at frets 7-10. Metal parts are chrome plated except arm rest, hooks and nuts which are nickel plated. Chris' signature is inside rim, as is a Campbell's Music decal. Very nice set up with 5-star head and Scorpion bridge. Includes original Gibson hard case. $2495
NEW 5-String Resonator Banjos
USED 1976 Ibanez Artist 5-string resonator banjo (sn J767027) Excellent quality Japanese-made Mastertone style banjo. Heavy, multi-ply maple rim, Mastertone style tone ring, maple neck and resonator, gold plated hardware, ebony fingerboard with m.o.p.hearts and flowers inlay, planetary tuners. This blonde beauty is in exceptional condition. Includes original hard case. $995
USED 1950s Silvertone 5-string resonator banjo
Made by Kay. Mahogany neck and resonator. Full flange, 5-star head, replacement tuners. Beautiful refinish. $275
USED 1980s Eagle 5-string resonator banjo Aluminum rim with integral flange, straight mahogany neck, rosewood veneered resonator, top frosted head, guitar style tuners and wooden arm rest. Excellent set up and condition. Includes case and extras. SOLD
NEW Deering Goodtime Two resonator 5-string banjo Handmade in the U.S.A. Maple neck & resonator. Violin grade maple rim. $679
USED 2001 Deering Golden Era 5-string resonator banjo (sn 07770019695) Made in U.S.A. Violin grade maple rim, highly flamed maple neck and resonator, original 20-hole tone ring, one piece flange, hearts and flowers m.o.p. inlay on ebony fingerboard, Presto tailpiece. Excellent condition with fresh set up. Includes Deering hard case. $2095
NEW Savannah SB-080 resonator 5-string banjo Laminate rim, nato neck & resonator. Guitar-style tuners, satin finish. $249.99
USED Deering Goodtime 2 resonator 5-string banjo Made in the USA. Violin grade maple rim, maple neck and resonator. Excellent condition and set up. Includes embroidered Deering gig bag. SOLD
NEW Gold Tone CC-50RP resonator 5-string banjo Brass tone ring. Maple neck, mahogany resonator. Straightline tailpiece. Satin finish. Includes padded gig bag. $486.95
USED Epiphone MB-200 resonator 5-string banjo Aluminum rim with integral flange, mahogany neck and resonator, planetary tuners, hearts and flowers fingerboard inlay and cream resonator and neck binding. Fresh set up. Includes hard case. SOLD
Custom Richard Hite 5-string resonator banjo Perfect mating of a near mint 1970s Japanese-made pot assembly with a new mahogany neck, stained to match the color of the rosewood resonator. Aluminum rim with gold-plated tension hoop, planetary tuners, hooks, nuts and clamshell tailpiece. Fance m.o.p. fingerboard and peghead inlays. One of a kind and set up well. $495
USED 1970s Encore 5-string resonator banjo Asian -made. Aluminum rim with integral flange, mahogany neck and resonator, guitar-style tuners, wooden arm rest, friction 5th string peg, fresh set up. Includes case. SOLD