Used 5-String Open-Back Banjos

Index: 9981
Maker: Bart Reiter
Year: 2016
Notes:

11" Rim, 26 " Scale.

Whyte Laydie Tone-Ring.

Frailing Scoop.

Cool Hardware.

New Saga 'Bump' Hard Case.

As New and Un-Played.

Serial: #4385
Condition: As New
Case: orig hsc
Price: $$1495.
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Index: 9860
Maker: Buckbee [or Lyon & Healy]
Year: 1892
Notes:

Maybe by Buckbee, some think Lyon & Healy.

Celebrates the 400-year Anniversary 1492-1892 of Columbus'

Discoveries in America.

Rescued from the life of neglect and indifference in a big city music store.

Serial: None.
Condition: VG-Exc.
Case: gig bag
Price: $1395.
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Index: 9373
Maker: Cole
Year: ca. 1890
Notes:

11" Rim. 27" Scale.

Original 5-string Neck, Refinished.

Serial: None
Condition: Excellent
Case: yes
Price: $1500.
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Index: 9506
Maker: Deering
Year: 2016
Notes:
Serial: None
Condition: New
Case: gig bag
Price: $$475.00
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Index: 9496
Maker: Deering
Year: 2016
Notes:

12" Rim.

Deering Gig-Bag Available.

Serial: None
Condition: New
Case:
Price: $480.
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Index: 9723
Maker: Epiphone
Year: 1917
Notes:

11 3/4" Rim.

26 1/4" Scale Length.

Reproduction 5-String Neck by I.G.& B.

Calf-Skin Head.

Serial: None
Condition: Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $1795.
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Index: 9371
Maker: Fairbanks
Year: 1909
Notes:

12" Rim with Original Hardwre.

Reproduction 5-string Neck with 28" Scale.

Mostly Original Pearl Inlays.

Serial: #25183
Condition: Excellent
Case: yes
Price: $2250.
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Index: 8008
Maker: Fairbanks
Year: ca 1890
Notes:

Reproduction neck with carved heel

Serial:
Condition: Ex-Fine
Case: gig bag
Price: $1500
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Index: 10003
Maker: Fairbanks
Year: 1908
Notes:

Fairbanks Whyte Laydie #2 by the Vega Co.

10 3/4" rim  with 26" Scale length.

Last year for the A.C. Fairbanks dowel-stick Plate.

An All-Original Nearly-Perfect Early Whyte Laydie Banjo.

Very Minor Playing Wear.

Nicest One.

Serial: #24918
Condition: Ex-fine
Case: hsc
Price: $4495.00
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Index: 8041
Maker: Fairbanks & Cole
Year: 1888
Notes:

11 1/2 rim, 24in scale

Serial: #8304
Condition: Exc w/ Some Restoration
Case: gig bag
Price: $1500
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Index: 9766
Maker: Farland, A.A.
Year: ca.1910
Notes:

One Big Banjo from one of the Best-Known Classical Banjo Players.

Made for Farland by Rettburg and Lange.

12 5/8" Rim, 28" Scale, and the full Complement of 29 Frets, as required by any Self-Respecting

Banjo-Player.

Mostly Original. Would Benefit from a set of Planetary Geared Pegs.

Serial: None
Condition: Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $1700.00
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Index: 10011
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1925
Notes:

9" Trap-Door rim from a mid-'20's UB-Trapdoor

Banjo-Uke.

New 5-String neck by I.G.&B. with 19" Scale length, Ebony Fingerboard and Trim.

Serial: #8087-26
Condition: EX-Fine
Case: yes
Price: $1800.00
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Index: 9788
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1963
Notes:

Hard-to-Find Pre-1964 Open-Back Folk banjo model with full 3/4" thick, extra deep Maple rim and Nickel-plated Hardware.

Original crummy Elton tuning pegs replaced with modern planetary geared tuning machines. Otherwise all-original,and lightly played in the first position. Even scarcer, it's an arch-top.

Serial: #119709
Condition: Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $1295.
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Index: 9047
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1963
Notes:

original Gibson Hard Case

Serial: 125862
Condition: ex-fine
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1150.
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Index: 9995
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1964
Notes:

Gibson's Top-of-the-Line Extended Neck 

Pete Seeger-Style Banjo.

Flat-head Mastertone Tone-Ring.

1/2" Laminated Rim.

Finish Dings, an Odd Repair of Peg-head Facing.

Nice Harp-Tone Hard Case.

Plays Great, Offered AS-IS.

Serial: #222140
Condition: VG-Exc. "AS-IS"
Case: hsc
Price: $1350.00
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Index: 9715
Maker: Lange
Year: Ca. 1920
Notes:

An Original 5-String banjo

with some restoration.

11" Rim, 27" Scale. A Heavy-Duty banjo with a wooden tone-ring.

Serial: None
Condition: Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $795.00
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Index: 9722
Maker: Lange
Year: ca. 1920
Notes:

Reroduction 5-String Neck by IG.& B.

11 13/16" rim, Wooden Tone-Ring.

26" Scale.

Serial: None
Condition: Ex-fine
Case: hsc
Price: $1795.00
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Index: 9910
Maker: Lyon & Healy
Year: Ca. 1895
Notes:

A striking Presentation Model from the Chicago-based Lyon & Healy Co.

Extensive pearl inlay and brass-wire designs. Detailed heel-carving in the Washburn style, extending way up the neck

and featuring either a fearsome Sea Monster or a very happy Spaniel Pup.

Some restoration done in the 1970's. Some replaced hardware. Neck straight, Action Low, Plays and sounds great,

looks terrific on the wall.

 

Serial: None
Condition: VG-Excellent
Case: gig bag
Price: $2550.
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Index: 10009
Maker: Lyon & Healy
Year: ca. 1890
Notes:

Un-Marked Washburn Style Banjo with 11" Rim.

Mahogany neck with ebony fingerboard and peg-head facing,

fancy shell inlays, 26" Scale length. Calf-skin head.

Neck is straight, good action.

Presently strung with Nyl-Gut strings.

Period ebony tuning pegs replace incomplete set of ivoroid pegs

which can be included.

 

Serial: None
Condition: Excellent and Original
Case: gig bag
Price: $795.00
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Index: 9862
Maker: OME
Year: 2017
Notes:

11" Rim.

26 1/4" Scale Length.

As New.

Serial: #6743
Condition: As New
Case: orig hsc
Price: $2050.00
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