Other Used Banjos

Index: 10347
Maker: Bacon & Day
Year: 1928
Notes:

Excellent and attractive Montana #3 Silver Bell Plectrum.

Serial: #25123
Condition: excellent
Case: orig hsc
Price: $3900.
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Index: 10133
Maker: Bacon & Day
Year: 1928
Notes:

Mid-range B&D product, full 19 frets.

Minor finish wear in first position, but little or no fingerboard and fret wear.

Totally Original with great playability. Original hard case.

Serial: #25293
Condition: Ex-fine
Case: orig hsc
Price: $750.00
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Index: 10314
Maker: Bacon & Day
Year: 1929
Notes:

Mid-Range Tenor Model, identical to the B&D Special #1.

Used but excellent and original.

Grover 2-tab geared pegs, replaced tailpiece.

 

 

Serial: #880
Condition: Excellent
Case: orig hsc
Price: $495.00
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Index: 10354
Maker: Bacon & Day
Year: 1925
Notes:

Nice mid-'20's Silver Bell #1 Tenor banjo.

Never had a knee-mute, but hole in rim allows for the installation of one.

Good Post-War hard case.

Serial: #18120
Condition: Excellent and Original
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1200.
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Index: 10355
Maker: Bacon & Day
Year: 1927
Notes:

A great one-owner Silver Bell #1 Tenor Banjo with extended fingerboard.

Includes original knee-mute.

Original Hard Case.

Minor playing wear.

Serial: #23528
Condition: Excellent and Original
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1395.00
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Index: 10332
Maker: Bacon & Day
Year: 1924
Notes:

A great Silver Bell #4 Plectrrum.

Original and Excellent.

Serial: #14855
Condition: Excellent
Case: orig hsc
Price: $3600.
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Index: 9974
Maker: Deering
Year: 2000
Notes:

Deering Flathead Tenor Banjo.

Un-played, but with a few dings.

Original TKL hard case.

 

Serial: #8311
Condition: Ex-FINE
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1375.00
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Index: 10254
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1930's
Notes:

The Very Rare Minty Kel Kroyden TB-11 with the Original 40-hole arch-top Tone-Ring.

Nicest One, with original Grover Geared Pegs and the Grover Window-Frame Tailpiece.

With minty original hard case.

Museum Quality.

 

Serial: None
Condition: EX-FINE
Case: orig hsc
Price: $6700.00
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Index: 10315
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1965
Notes:

This banjo is something of a jumble or Harlequin.

1] Nice '60's Gibson TB-250 Neck.

2] Probably not Gibson, but professionally built Mastertone-style pot with 

best bronze hardware on a 3-ply maple rim, including a 20-hole flat-head tone-ring.

3] Mahogany resonator that appears to be from a 1990's Gibson RB-3 Mastertone.

4] Original 1960's Gibson Hard-Shell Case

 

Serial: #33xxxx
Condition: VG-EXC
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1195.00
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Index: 10274
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1926
Notes:

1926 TB-3 Ball-Bearing Arch-Top Tenor Banjo

in Exceptional Condition.

All-Original One-Owner Banjo,

very minor playing-wear and a few light scratches.

Original Grover Two-Tab Tuning Pegs and Grover Presto Tailpiece.

Nice Original Hard Case.

2nd Nicest One We've Had.

Serial: #8482-147
Condition: EX-FINE
Case: orig hsc
Price: $2195.00
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Index: 10293
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1927
Notes:

A True One-Owner Gibson Banjo.

No-Hole Arch-Top Tone-Ring.

Tube & Plate Flange.

Original Calf-Skin Head.

Minor Playing Wear.

All the Bells & Whistles:

Pick-Guard, Grover Pick-Holder, 

Grover Geared Pegs, Grover Presto Tailpiece.

Original Gibson Wrench, Banjo Mute,

Vintage Gibson String Box.

 Original Hard Case.

Serial: #8823-8
Condition: Excellent & Original
Case: orig hsc
Price: $$2950.00
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Index: 10168
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1927
Notes:

Nice all-original TB-4. One-Owner banjo, stored for decades.

Mahogany Neck and Resonator.

Made in 1927, but none-the-less features the 40-hole arch-top tone-ring.

One short section of resonator lip was cracked at some point in the past.

Original Hard case. 

Offered on an AS-Found and AS-IS basis.

 

Serial: #8836-13
Condition: VG-Exc.
Case: orig hsc
Price: $Price Reduced $3050.00
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Index: 9489
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1924
Notes:
Serial: #11170A-16
Condition: Ex-Fine
Case: hsc
Price: $895.
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Index: 10163
Maker: Lange
Year: late 1920's
Notes:

Great Tenor Banjo from WM. Lange.

Walnut Neck and Resonator.

Brass-hoop tone-ring.

Straight neck, great action.

Totally original and largely un-played.

Note the in-set gold-sparkle seatings for the friction tuners.

Stays in tune, snappy tone.

Nearly perfect original hard case.

Serial: none
Condition: EX-FINE
Case: orig hsc
Price: $450.00
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Index: 10275
Maker: Vega
Year: 1929
Notes:

1929 Vega Little Wonder Tenor Banjo.

19 frets. Open-Back. A little fret-wear,

A little forward bow, but nice low action.

Modern German KBM Planetary Geared Pegs.

New TKL Hard case.

Serial: #87032
Condition: VG-Exc
Case: hsc
Price: $625.00
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Index: 10356
Maker: Vega
Year: 1922
Notes:

11 13/16" Tubaphone Rim.

21" Scale Length.

Great example.

Serial: #50594
Condition: Excellent and Original
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1250.00
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Index: 10357
Maker: Vega
Year: 1921
Notes:

10 11/16" Tubaphone Rim.

19 1/2" Scale Length.

A Sterling and Straight example with minor playing wear.

 

Serial: #45803
Condition: Excellent and Original
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1150.00
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Index: 10326
Maker: Vega
Year: 1925
Notes:

Short-Scale 17-Fret Whyte Laydie Tenor Banjo.

10 15/16" Head.

20 1/2" Scale length.

Calf-Skin Head, other options available.

Celtic Tuning.

Straight neck, Low Action.

Would Benefit from a Good Set-Up and a Set of Planetary Geared Pegs.

Original Hard Case.

Offered AS-IS

 

Serial: #64857
Condition: VG-EXC
Case: orig hsc
Price: $995.00
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Index: 10262
Maker: Vega
Year: 1912
Notes:

An Early and All-Original Tubaphone Banjo-Mandolin with  larger-than-normal 10 3/4" rim.

14" Scale Length.

Good neck and Action.

Hand-engraved tuner back-plate and tailpiece cover. Calf-Skin Head.

Original chip-board case in serviceable condition.

There is some fret-wear.

Serial: #28351
Condition: Excellent & Original
Case: ssc
Price: $675.00
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Index: 10313
Maker: Vega
Year: 1932
Notes:

A Great Vega Deluxe Tenor in the style of the Vega Vox.

Gold-plate and Engraved Hardware.

Engraved Mother-of-Pearl Inlays in the Fingerboard.

Nicely-Carved Neck Heel.

This One says It All.

 

Serial: #98001
Condition: Excellent
Case: orig hsc
Price: $2895.00
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