Used 5-String Resonator Banjos

Index: 10027
Maker: Bacon & Day
Year: 1924
Notes:

An original B & D five-string banjo attached to a later period B & D banjo rim.

Modern replacement flange. Some restoration, very professional, one possibly detects the hand of Renee.

Slight forward bow to the neck. Plays great.

Rim Serial # 32860

 

Serial: #12966
Condition: Excellent
Case: orig hsc
Price: $$2795.00
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Index: 10018
Maker: Bacon & Day
Year: 1928
Notes:

An All-Original B&D 5-String banjo.

Little Wonder Style Tone-Ring.

Original Grover Geared Pegs.

Rosewood Resonator Back.

Serial: #28641
Condition: Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $1595.00
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Index: 9886
Maker: Bishline
Year: ca. 2012
Notes:

All-maple rim, no metal tone-ring.

Walnut neck and resonator.

Serial: #015
Condition: As New
Case: hsc
Price: $1495.
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Index: 9917
Maker: Deering
Year: 200?
Notes:

The Hard-to-Find Deering Black Diamond in  Near-Mint  condition.

Flat-Head.

Ebony Fingerboard with hand-engraved pearl diamonds; 

Black Binding and Head.

Serial: #6975
Condition: EX-Fine
Case: orig hsc
Price: $2195.00
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Index: 7864
Maker: Deering
Year:
Notes:
Serial: #T601
Condition: As New
Case:
Price: $1500.00
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Index: 10000
Maker: Deering
Year: 2017
Notes:

An AS-New Good Time II;

UnPlayed Banjo Contest Prize.

With Tags and Top-of-the-Line Deering Hard Shell Case.

Retail Price: $1042.00

Serial: None
Condition: As New
Case: orig hsc
Price: $495.00
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Index: 10034
Maker: Deering
Year: 2003
Notes:

Top-Grade Deering Flat-Head Bluegrass banjo; compare to Gibson Earl Scruggs Model.

Curly Maple neck and resonator, floral fingerboard inlays. Nearly perfect and un-played condition.

Nice, Original Deering Hard Case.

Serial: D-889
Condition: N. Mint
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1895.00
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Index: 9989
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1986
Notes:

Keith Pegs.

Label Hand-Signed by Earl Scruggs.

Minor Playing Wear.

Serial: #1044
Condition: Excellent
Case: orig hsc
Price: $2800.00
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Index: 10013
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1998
Notes:

A nice, clean Earl Scruggs Model,

with Scruggs/Keith pegs.

a few dings on resonator, a little finish wear on back of neck in first position.

Truss-rod cover and tailpiece are replacements, as is the Hard Case.

Serial: #3523
Condition: Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $3350.00
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Index: 9918
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1936
Notes:

10 1/2" rim and resonator from an MB-1

Mando-banjo. Five-String 24 3/4" scale-length neck by I.G.& B.

Brass-hoop tone-ring.

Serial: #210-3
Condition: Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $1995.00
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Index: 9732
Maker: Gibson
Year: Ca. 1975
Notes:

One-Piece Flange.

All-Original and Largely Un-Played.

A Few Dings.

Serial: #203729
Condition: Ex-Fine and Un-Played.
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1450.00
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Index: 10044
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1951 maybe 1961
Notes:

Maple Rim, Nickel-plated Hardware, 1/4" brass-hoop arch-top tone-ring.

A clean and original banjo with some fingerboard wear.

Original Lifton Hard shell Case.

Serial: #7798-2
Condition: Excellent and Original
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1495.00.
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Index: 9869
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1949
Notes:

1949 Gibson Plectrum Banjo magically

converted to 5-String, utilizing the original neck and fingerboard, by Dick Powell.

Original Hard Case, near mint.

 

 

Serial: #2246
Condition: Ex-Fine
Case: orig hsc
Price: $2395.00
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Index: 9826
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1969
Notes:

Original 4-hole Gibson Arch-Top Tone-Ring.

Original thin plywood rim has been replaced with a 3-ply maple rim.

Original Kluson tuners replaced with Gibson pancake pegs.

Bowtie Pearl Pattern.

 

Serial: #60001
Condition: Excellent
Case: orig hsc
Price: $2200.00
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Index: 9763
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1980
Notes:

Rim replaced with 3-Ply Maple Rim.

Keith Pegs.

Serial: #80080059
Condition: Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $2200.00
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Index: 9814
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1980
Notes:

The Gibson Flat-Head Mastertone.

3-Ply Maple rim.

Nicely Refinished.

Serial: #82250063
Condition: Ex-Fine
Case: orig hsc
Price: $2200.00
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Index: 9806
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1925
Notes:

First Year Ball-Bearing Arch-Top Mastertone.

Shot-Gun Holes.

Professional Reproduction 5-String Neck.

Serial: #8125-5
Condition: Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $3595.00
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Index: 9628
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1965
Notes:

Possible replacement 3-ply Maple rim. 

All-Original Hardware, Some Gold-Plating has Faded.

Serial: #307941
Condition: Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $$3495.00
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Index: 9984
Maker: OME
Year: 1972
Notes:

A Very Early OME Banjo.

With Hard-to-Find B&D Silver Bell-Style Spun-Brass Tone-Ring.

A Couple of Minor dings and some Minor playing-wear in the First Position.

 

Serial: #143
Condition: Ex-Fine
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1350.00
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Index: 9969
Maker: Osborne
Year: 1998
Notes:

Sonny Osborne's Dream Banjo as imagined by Frank Neat, Jimmy Cox and Bill Blaylock.

Gold-Plated. Knock 'em Dead Banjo. Very minor playing wear.

Gold Keith Tuners. Finish removed from back of neck to facilitate fast fingering.

Serial: #0998-0006
Condition: Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $2995..00
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