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Soares Plectrum Guitar

$700
4 string, tunes CGBD like Plectrum banjo. Good condition, barely played. Comes in a gig bag that is a little too short for it, but OK for shipping, storing As Is, no warranty expressed or implied. All sales final Ask all questions before purchase
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1906 A.C.Fairbanks Whyte Laydie No.2

$5,000
#23895 10-15/16 x 3/8"" rim "Electric" tone ring 27" scale Gyphon Peg head inlay (Consalvi engraving) More on Consalvi https://www.banjohangout.org/archive/248873 Engraved fingerboard inlays Very good near original condition Original finish shows wear Minor repairs were done in my shop, to seal a few areas Plating VG Ludwig premium calf head, Vega stamped Original "Bump" case in...
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Vega Style X

$1,900
Very good original condition Rogers skin head -dirty but vg condition 10-15/16 Tubaphone rim 28 bracket 13-7/8" scale Engraved inlay - exc cond. OHSC, branded Vega -Exc. Cond. Fresh setup on Light gauge strings. Plays VG, low action, great full tone and projection
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Fairbanks-Vega Style K Melody Banjo

$900
34436 Tuned GDAE (Mandolin) Can be tuned GCEA (Concert Uke) Circa 1920s Original Hardware (Except strings and bridge) 10-1/8" rim 13" scale Remo head head Orig frets-dressed Fingerboard oiled Page Style E tuning pegs Cleaned and setup with GHS strings VG action and playability OHSC in VG Cond.
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Leo Travel

$400
Leo built these fantastic little mandolins for years in the '80s, many sold through Elderly Instruments. It has the standard 13 1/4" scale and has a surprisingly loud voice. The overall length is 21" and the widest point of the body is 4 1/2". The unique feature of this particular Leo is the top which, if I remember correctly, is bookmatched from a piece of repurposed flame Rosewood. I think this...
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1951 Fender Custom Shop No Caster

$5,000
I'm selling this for a friend whose daughter abandoned this beautiful guitar and opted (graduated) for Collings acoustics. From the owner: The finish wear on the body is honest and not 'Relic', built in August 1997. The neck is a small "C" with a 7.25 radius. The pickups are 'Twisted Tele', the body is ash, and the guitar weighs 7.2 pounds. From me: the body color is not faded except for the...
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~1940 Martin Concert

$999
I believe this uke was built before the WWll because of the tortoise-shell binding and the Champion Sta-Tite tuners. It sounds great, as a vintage Martin should, sweet and loud. There are a few tight 'cracks' that don't move under thumb pressure and I can't see light through them. There are NO repairs. The bridge has never been reset and is in great shape, as you can see in the pictures. The...
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Ludwig Wendell Hall

$2,000
If you made it this far to the description, you will know about this banjuke and its fame. Now, this particular one is as nice as you will ever find. EVERYTHING is right: head, hardware, tuners, finish, action, case (in and out), peghead decal. The resonator is the best that I've seen in any Wendell Hall. I have changed nothing since I owned it, I haven't cleaned it, and haven't even played it....
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Fairchild Presentation Level 5 string banjo

$3,300
Presentation level instrument Contact me for details. Paul
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Vega No.3 Plectrum Banjo

$1,170
22 fret mahogany carved heel neck 28 bracket, 10-15/16" rim No resonator or flanges, one can be added for an additional cost Fresh setup, recent refinish with frets Plays well HSC
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Epiphone TB100 Tenor Banjo

$700
Constructed in the Gibson Kalamazoo factory, This Epiphone is the sister of the Gibson TB-100. The only difference is the shape of the peghead and, of course, the logo. Very little playing time, frets excellent. 11" rim assembly, thin skirt Rolled brass head bearing The serial number on the back of the peghead is 425880. There is a scuff on the side of the resonator that is only finish...
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Paramount Tenor Banjo

$800
Players instrument, made from off the shelf parts in my shop. Convert from 22 fret plectrum to 18 fret tenor Rim Assembly-Paramount C- Mahogany resonator 11-1/8" arch top Neck- NOS Lange 19 fret extended,Walnut, no engraving Modified heel to fit Paramount style rim Good action-5/8 bridge HC not orig to banjo, but fits well, painted Tan Page Tuners Paramount flip-top tailpiece Modern...
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Vega Vegaphone Professional

$1,500
10-15/16" rim with Tubaphone tone ring 19 fret-23" scale VG near orig. condition Fresh plating on hooks Planet tuners Presto tailpiece Orig frets VG, dressed and polished Fresh Setup- CGDA Renaissance head OHSC in VGC Item will ship from TX
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Bacon and Day Silver Bell No.1 Banjo Mandolin

$1,100
Tuned GDAE 10" rim assembly 13.75" scale Original marked "BACON" bridge Cloud style tailpiece Soft Pedal mute, made for small rim Orig Armrest beat up, but functional Modern Skin head with a spot, still nice and taut Chip board case with handle, room for the mute pedal. Would be great to add foam and make it custom fit
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George Washburn Banjo Mandolin

$550
Very good -near original condition Head and strings are replaced OHSC in VG cond. Would benefit from a fresh setup Currently setup as 4 string (Gimbel style)
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Slingerland Maybell 5 stringconversion banjo

$550
Slingerland Maybell 5 string conversion, Saga neck, 10.75" rim Plays well, just a good gigging banjo, not a collectible. This is the top of the line Slingerland tone ring system. 3/4" rim and full tone ring. They had 3 major designs, this is the one used in the top of the line Slingerland's. Open inside and out, bearing on another brass ring, that bears on brads in the top of the...
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Gibson 5 string converson

$2,850
Older conversion from the 1990's Gibson 11 Series 3 ply maple rim. Degraded label, repainted blue cut for flat head ring (FQMS) Prewar one piece flange, medium flaring all around, no breaks Possible Prewar tension hoop, shows a lot of patina Original Prewar co-rod, washer nut Original top lag nut (new washer) Vintage Presto 4 string tailpiece. Small hole drilled for added string under...
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Vega Tubaphone No.3 Banjo

$2,700
Grover geared tuners-cream buttons Modern geared 5th peg with matching vintage button. Original hardware on rim, cleaned, setup on new Remo head. 10-15/16 rim diameter Orig."No knot" tailpiece Repro wire armrest Mahogany neck with carved heel (repaired) Simple refinish on neck Frets dressed, fingerboard oiled Modern HSC
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1928 Gibson RB 6 Conversion Banjo

$16,000
FON 9223-33 (1928) 40 hole archtop Pre-EPA Remo head Tube and plate flange Shown with Granada style flathead conversion ring, possibly Harry Sparks (Stew Mac-70s-80s). Lighter Weight - 2.8 Lbs VG cond. A few replaced hooksets Grover pancakes with D tuners Grover clamshell is 4 string from the orig tenor. Armrest appears to be made for the factory mute (Tall), and there is a hole in the...
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Bacon and Day Silver Bell No.2 Banjo

$3,200
Conversion from tenor to 5 string Truss adjustment in the heel Original Silver plating in fair condition, worn in the usual places Soft Pedal mute Orig Planet tuners with MOP buttons 5 star fifth peg, vintage perloid button New REMO head, bottom frosted Fresh setup on Moon bridge Modern HSC
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Fender Allegro Longneck Banjo

$1,500
Conversion from tenor Original tenor neck included Original Allegro "Seeger length" neck used for the conversion Original parts throughout 11" flat head, 3/16 Brass Nickel Plated Head bearing Fresh set-up No case, will come well packed Shubb Capo (shown) is included
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Fairbanks-Vega Tubaphone No.3 Plectrum Banjo

$1,800
TIME CAPSULE Fairbanks Banjo by The Vega Co. Tubaphone No.3 Plectrum - Openback VG to Exc. Original Cond Does have new strings. Gyphon Peg head Engraved marker dots - zero wear Carved heel 10-15/16 rim 27" scale Friction tuners. Playable as is. OHSC is exc cond, handle is great
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Bacon and Day Silver Bell No.2 Plectrum Banjo

$1,800
Restored 5 years ago First design - Round hole flange 22 fret- 26-1/4 Scale - Flamed Maple, carved heel Dowel was broken and replaced- original included Nickel, not Silver plated Nitro finish, Frets,Neck VGC Wear on armrest Oettinger tailpiece Renaissance head Modern Tuning pegs - Waverly V series OHSC-GC Previously owned by professional musician in New Orleans
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Vega Vegaphone Plectrum banjo

$1,170
22 fret mahogany carved heel neck 28 bracket, 10-15/16" rim No resonator or flanges, one can be added for an additional cost Fresh setup, recent refinish with frets Plays well HSC
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Vega Artist Tenor Banjo

$1,500
This banjo came to me with no resonator, flanges, armrest and with a nickel hook set, and a cracked heel. Heel break was clean, went back together VG. You can see it with scrutiny/maginifyers, but its certainly not obvious. I cleaned up the old hide a bit, but its still got patina. Nice solid vintage hide with years of service left. Cleaned the parts, added 4 piece nickel flange set, Style X 9...
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Gibson TB-00 Tenor Banjo

$1,000
TB-00 Player's Instrument - Not a collectible Some original-some non-original parts 1930s TB 00. 11" Rim ,Maple,Thin Skirt (Wooden head bearing edge only) Can be cut for flat head ,arch top ring Original Tenor Neck, no refinish Original Truss cover Non-original Flange Original Resonator mounting brackets, mounting screws,thumbscrews Rim cut to fit modern one piece flange...
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Vega Little Wonder Tenor Banjo

$1,200
This banjo is a very interesting collaboration between 2 instrument makers in Boston Massachusetts The banjo is a 1920s Vega Little Wonder, 17 fret tenor banjo, open back 28 bracket hook,10-15/16" rim assembly It was taken to the Stromberg shop and modified. This was "possibly done or a customer, but I have another take on that. This banjo came from a time when Stromberg, only a few blocks...
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Washburn Style C Tenor Banjo

$700
All original except strings, as far as I can tell. 10-3/4" rim,21" scale. Has the desirable "Doughnut" style tone ring, great for conversion to 5 string. Friction tuners, calfskin head OHSC has "Grandma fabric glued to it, and is in "fair" condition, needs to be restored,again.
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Fairbanks-Vega Style M Tenor Banjo

$1,300
# 32634 Tubaphone - 10-3/4" rim assembly 17 fret neck- interesting variant with plain pear wood peg head overlay- blank (factory) 20" scale Economy geared tuners Original Bridge Original No-Knot taipiece Shown with "Close fit" resonator This is an option, did not come on this banjo Can be sold with or without it and will be priced accordingly Pre EPA Remo head Beat up OHSC, still good...
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Gibson TB -Jr Tenor Banjo

$900
Short scale Tenor Banjo 10-1/4" Rim Anchor shoe rim, with hex plate flange Original parts No FON #, not uncommon on low end Gibson Good for lightweight tenor, or conversion to short scale 5 string OHSC in GC
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