Photos Coming Soon

10-15/16'' calfskin head on metal-clad wooden rim, 48 brackets (at least 5 nuts are replacements), walnut neck with ebony fretboard and large pearl dots, metal plate at base of neck stamped ''CELEBRATED BENARY BANJO,'' mechanical friction tuners with ivoroid buttons (1 tuner appears newer than the others, although none of these tuners are likely original), mechanical 5th peg, made by Buckbee, with gigbag, VGC-EC but needs work (replace patched head, reglue loose dowel stick, level frets, new strings, setup, etc. - sold AS-IS) Item ID 60U-2959. 13 photos at

Year Condition
1890 <Unknown>


Elderly Instruments
Elderly Instruments
Toll Free: 888-473-5810
Lansing, MI
10:39 PM
Mail order department is open: M-Sa 9am to 7pm eastern time. Showroom is open: M-W 11am to 7pm, Thu 11am to 9pm, F-Sa 10am to 6pm

Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, JBC, Checks and Money orders (Please Call and place item wanted on hold if sending payment).

Please inquire for shipping rates.

We want you to be happy with your purchase. While we have selected our merchandise with great care and have made every effort to describe it thoroughly, if you are dissatisfied with any new product (see exceptions below) purchased from us, please return it within 30 DAYS for a refund or exchange. For a used/vintage instrument, please return it within 7 DAYS.