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USED 1982 Washburn B-19 5-string resonator banjo Heavy 11/16" maple rim, Mastertone-style 20-hole tone ring, Keith tuners, carved heel and back of peghrad, 5-piece laminated maple neck, flamed maple resonator with two concentric circles, fancy m.o.p. fingerboard inlays, chrome-plated hardware (except for tuners which are gold-plated), sliding 5th string capo, clear head. Includes hardshell case. (Was $995) Now $595

USED c. 1920 Orpheum No. 3 Special openback 5-string banjo (sn 13020) 27.25" scale, 11.25" maple rim with fancy marquetry and archtop tonering, maple neck with fancy heel carving, elaborate but delicate abalone inlays in peghead and fingerboard, gold-plated friction tuners with grained ivoroid buttons and all matching original closed ball-end nuts. Set up with Remo Renaissance head. Repro Vega-style armrest and No Knot tailpiece. Superb condition, nice straight neck and only very minor fret wear. Excellent player, nice set up. Includes a like new deluxe hardshell case.​​ (Was $2095) Now $1550

USED 1973 Framus Texan series 5-string resonator banjo Made in Germany. Top tension design, multi-laminate neck, guitar style tuners with a geared 5th string tuner, fancy embossed flange and arm rest, metal dowel with easy to use neck adjustment device. Very nice condition. Includes nice TKL gig bag. (Was $295) Now $225

USED 1920s Slingerland (unbranded) tenor banjo 10.75" rim, 20.75" scale, archtop tone ring, maple rim with birdseye veneer, maple neck, friction tuners, all matching, original hooks and nuts. Newer Presto tailpiece. It's no mystery why these Slingerland tenors were so popular during the Jazz Age. They're comfortable to hold and easy to play. Great condition and nicely set up. $175

USED c. 1900 Acme Professional (S.S. Stewart) openback 5-string banjo 11" spunover rim, 27.25' scale, Common Sense tailpiece, Grover Champion tuners, fancy, highly iridescent m.o.p. fingerboard inlays, vintage calfskin head. 3 or 4 mismatched nuts, but they resemble the originals. New set up with nylon strings, which didn't make it in time for the photos. $595

USED 1920s Charles A. Stromberg tenor banjo ​Nice, original, professional grade 19 fret, 23" scale tenor. Heavy maple rim, cupperphone tone ring, mahogany neck and resonator, which is adorned with factory applied red, white and blue rhinestones along the front edge. Original Grover patent geared tuners, calfskin head. Better than excellent condition with fine set up. Includes hardshell case. $995

Price Reductions

USED 1970s Alvarez Silver Princess 5-string resonator banjo ​Tubaphone tone ring, mahogany neck , fancy rosewood pie section resonator, planetary tuners, chrome plated hardware and Renaissance head. Absolute like-new condition with great set up. Includes hardshell case. $525

New Arrivals

Updated April 25, 2017

USED Takamine GN51-NAT acoustic guitar Scaled down jumbo body shape, solid spruce top, rosewood back and sides and mahogany neck. Gloss finish, full body binding, gold plated tuning machines. Near mint condition with excellent set up. Includes older, slightly oversized case​. $249