Used 5-String Resonator Banjos

Index: 10224
Maker: Deering
Year: 1980
Notes:

Deering's Deluxe model  in the early days featured a 3/4" thick wood rim with Deerings famous bronze Flat-head

Mastertone-style tone-ring. Bracket-shoe and plate-flange construction.

Nearly un-played; nearly invisible repaired peg-head crack.

Some finish checking on the resonator back.

Serial: #0812080
Condition: VG-Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $825.00
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Index: 10231
Maker: Deering
Year: ca. 1990
Notes:

Deering Deluxe Banjo with 1-piece cast flange and flat-Head tone-ring.

Great action with slight forward bow.

Nearly un-played.

Serial: #264384
Condition: Excellent and Original
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1100.00
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Index: 10124
Maker: Framus
Year: ca. 1970
Notes:

A good banjo. narrow spacing, goofy German design.

Chipboard case.

Serial: none
Condition: Excellent and Original
Case: ssc
Price: $295.00
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Index: 10159
Maker: Gibson
Year: Ca. 1937
Notes:

A well-played and all-original Gibson RB-00 Five-String Banjo.

Some playing wear, straight neck, low action.

The fingerboard has been nicely refretted.

Comes with a Jim Mills Certificate of Authenticity.

Modern Deluxe Hard Case.

Serial: None
Condition: VG-EXC.
Case: hsc
Price: $3195.00
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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: $1695.00
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Index: 10201
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1969
Notes:

Basically a clean and original late '60's Gibson RB-100, 

but the metal parts have been heavily Gold-Plated [possibly factory-original]

and the Peg-head Facing has been "Up-Graded" with pearl inlays [not factory-original]

probably around 1980.

Gold Stew-Mac 5-Star planetary geared pegs.

Serial: #824336
Condition: Excellent
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1495.00
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Index: 10261
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1982
Notes:

All-Original RB-250 in Very Good to Excellent Used Condition.

Flat-Head Mastertone Tone-Ring.

Original 5-Ply Maple rim.

A fine banjo with signs of previous ownership.

Serial: #8201242
Condition: VG-EXC.
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1895.00
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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: $3295.00
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Index: 10239
Maker: ODE
Year: 1980
Notes:

A fine Gold-Plated Bluegrass banjo from the ODE Banjo Company.

Excellent original condition with a little modest playing wear.

The gold-plating is a bit worn on the engraved armrest, but otherwise is bright and shiny.

Probable original TKL hard case.

Both a show-piece and a kick-ass banjo.

Serial: #4-80-34
Condition: Excellent & Original
Case: orig hsc
Price: $2195.00
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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: $1295.00
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Index: 9390
Maker: Schmick Lyric
Year: ca. 1920
Notes:

All-Original 5-String.

Old Planets.

Straight Neck.

Low Action.

10" Head, 27" Scale.

Made by the Vega Co.

Serial: None
Condition: Excellent and Original
Case: hsc
Price: $1299.00.
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