Used 5-String Resonator Banjos

Index: 10300
Maker: Bacon & Day [Gretsch]
Year: ca. 1959
Notes:

B & D Silver Bell banjo by Gretsch.

Original 5-String with narrow string spacing.

Used, but all-original.

Minor heel repair.

Serial: #9006
Condition: VG-Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $2195.00
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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: 10305
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1929
Notes:

One of the last 2-piece flange banjos made by Gibson in 1929.

A TB-3 pot with all-original hardware,

nicely cut for a modern top-of-the-line bronze flat-head tone-ring.

Top Professional-Grade Mahogany Style 3 neck with rosewood fingerboard

with Flying Eagle pearl-pattern. Original Grover Pancake tuners and Presto tailpiece.

Almost Un-played.

Great action and playability, plus the power you get from a good flat-head tone-ring on a 3-ply maple rim.

Canadian Hard-Shell Case.

Serial: #9478-7
Condition: Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $3595.00
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Index: 10318
Maker: Gibson
Year: 1989
Notes:

RB-3 Mastertone with the  Wreathe Pearl Pattern.

All-Original, lightly played, 

Greg Rich Period.

Original Hard Case.

Serial: #3 8909 142
Condition: Excellent
Case: orig hsc
Price: $3600.00
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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: 10321
Maker: Prucha
Year: 2001
Notes:

Like New 2001 Prucha.

No Issues, No Excuses.

Serial: #0363
Condition: EX-Fine
Case: orig hsc
Price: $3195.00
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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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Index: 10307
Maker: Stelling
Year: 1984
Notes:

The Impressive and Desirable Stelling Staghorn.

Figured Claro Walnut Neck and Resonator.

The original  rim has been replaced with a Tony Pass Lost Timbre rim.

Two of the Stelling pegs have been replaced with Keith D-tuners.

Condition is excellent with some modest fret-wear

and light buckle-wear around the center of the back of the resonator.

No damage or other alterations. Non-Original Hard Case.

Serial:
Condition: Excellent
Case: hsc
Price: $$5200.
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Index: 10314
Maker: Vega/Martin
Year: ca. 1974
Notes:

Martin's version of the Vega Professional or Tubaphone model,

Fancy Engraved Pearl Fingerboard Inlays,

Great Vega Design, Impeccable Martin Workmanship.

A Serious Banjo in Near-Mint and Un-Played Condition.

Nice Original Hard Case with Shocking Yellow Interior.

 

 

Serial: #1771
Condition: Ex-fine
Case: orig hsc
Price: $1350.00
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