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2007 (new-old-stock) Deering John Hartford 5 string banjo w/hsc

This fine banjo (2007 but never sold, new-old-stock) has a Granadillo (wood) tone ring and three ply rock maple neck (nice curl!). The rim, resonator and neck are stained dark walnut. The tone ring is 11" in diameter, the resonator flange is one piece cast metal. The resonator is 'pop-on' type for easy removal to play as an open back or for reinstallation. It is said that these banjos mature with time and play like a quality guitar or violin, but it sounds great now. Playability is excellent, the neck has a slender, low profile shape and the set up is perfect. Additional specs below. Comes with original hard case. Lifetime warranty for the original owner. $4450

Neck:
• Curly Maple with Walnut Stain
• Beautiful Steamboat Scroll Mother of Pearl Inlays
• Slender Deering Neck Shape
• Ebony Fingerboard, Bone nut
• 22 Glued In Nickel Silver Frets
• Adjustable Truss Rod
• Deering Planetary Banjo Tuners
• Deering Geared 5th String Tuner
• White Binding with Black/White Trim

Pot:
• Hartford Grenadillo Tone Ring 
• Deering Premium Violin Grade 3-ply Maple Rim
• Brass Notched Tension Hoop
• 11″ Top Frosted Medium Crown Head
• 24 Round Hooks with ¼″ Hex Nuts
• One Piece Cast Zinc Flange
• 5/8″ Deering Maple/Ebony Smile™ Banjo Bridge
• Deering True Tone Tailpiece Resonator:
• Curly Maple with Dark Walnut Stain
• Resonator Sides are Specially Tapered on the Inside for Projection of Tone
• White Binding with Black/White Trim
• Vintage Satin Finish
• Optional Pop-On Resonator 

Tone:
This Hartford has a big round tone that is full bodied with great bass and sweet highs. With the Grenadillo tone ring it has a more woody ringing tone.


Dimensions:
• Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″
• Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
• Resonator diameter 13 7/8″
• Overall Instrument Length 39″

• Weight Approx. 9 lbs with Grenadillo tone ring, flange and resonator

Includes a Deering Hardshell Case

Lifetime Warranty
Kovacik Guitars and Fretted Instrument Repair

Kovacik Guitars and Fretted Instrument Repair

2007
Deering
Brand New
Original Hard
19 Years
Kovacik Guitars and Fretted Instrument Repair
Steven Kovacik
Scotia, NY
8:23 PM
By appointment

Money order, personal check (must clear before item ships), cashier check, wire transfer, Paypal.

I generally ship by UPS and will ship an item within 48 hours (usually the next day) of having received or cleared payment. Exact shipping costs will be added to the total for the buyer once the buyer has provided a shipping address. I insure everything for fulll purchase price.

Items are sold with a 48 hour approval period unless clearly marked "AS IS" in the listing. AS IS items are not returnable. If an item is going to be returned it is at the buyer's expense and the item must be shipped within 24 hours of the buyer notifying Kovacik Guitars of intent to return. Any returned items must be shipped in the original packaging and MUST be fully insured when returned. Once an item is returned to Kovacik Guitars and judged to be in the same condition as when originally sold a full refund will be issued.