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USED 1954 Gibson RB-100 5-string banjo (sn 4-885-8) Straight mahogany neck, minor fret wear, 11" maple rim with archtop tone ring, friction 5th string peg, maple resonator with sunburst finish and unusual (homemade?) D-tuners. The fingerboard, which originally had simple dot position markers, has been "upgraded" with additional inlays. Excellent player albeit with noticeable playing wear. Includes original Lifton hard case and extras. $1195
USED 5-String Resonator Banjos
USED 2008 Gold Tone BG-250F resonator 5-string banjo package Heavy maple rim with Mastertone-style tone ring, maple neck and flamed maple resonator, full flange, m.o.p. hearts and flowers pattern in fingerboard, planetary tuners. Very good overall condition with fresh set up. Includes Gold Tone hard case, cradle strap and finger picks. SOLD
One-of-a-kind Mastertone style 5-string banjo
made by renowned master builder,
Harold Wilson of Johnstown, PA
USED "Majestic Deluxe" branded banjo
Mr. Wilson's unsurpassed workmanship is evident in this banjo, which he built in tribute to the legendary New You City-made Majestic banjos of the 1920s. M.o.p. peghead inlay, fingerboard inlay and peghead shape are pure Majestic and the banjo's tone is pure Bluegrass.
Mahogany neck, Jimmy Cox rim, Steve Ryan tone ring, 1970s Gibson flange, brass tension hoop, mahogany Stew Mac resonator, Schaller small shaft planetary tuners and a two-way adjustable truss rod. Mint condition with great set up. Includes featherweight case. $2395
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
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Bedford Banjo Shop