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2017 Pattison Whyte Laydie 5-String Black Walut Banjo

2017 Pattison Whyte Laydie 5-String Black Walut Banjo

Here’s a treat – a locally sourced Whyte Laydie style open back banjo in Black Walnut from Pattison Stringed Instruments in Guelph, Ontario.

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Wildwood Exotic Wood Series Frailing Banjo

Wildwood Exotic Wood Series Frailing Banjo

We’ve just received a brand new Wildwood Exotic Wood Series frailing banjo and it’s really something else. This is a new model for Wildwood, with non-endangered woods used throughout.

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C. Bruno and Son Banjo, circa 1867

C. Bruno and Son Banjo, circa 1867

This C. Bruno and Son fretless banjo arrived here about 15 years ago and has been in storage ever since. As is often the case with my “projects”, it was forgotten for years. I recently came into a lovely set of Ivoroid friction tuners that reminded me of the Bruno banjo and its need for appropriate tuners. This 130-year-old set of friction pegs were typical of the 1880s or 90s. And since they are synthetic ivory, they are legal under the CITES regulations.

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Deering Goodtime Rare Bird Alert Banjo Packages

Deering Goodtime Rare Bird Alert Banjo Packages

Following the Deering Goodtime Crow packages, the new Deering Goodtime Rare Bird Alert Packages provide everything you need to get started with a quality US-made banjo at a reasonable price.

The Deering Rare Bird Alert Banjo packages are built around the Deering Goodtime (open back) or Goodtime II (resonator) banjo.

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1996 Deering Vega Long Neck Banjo SOLD

1996 Deering Vega Long Neck Banjo  SOLD

This 1996 Deering Vega Long Neck Banjo is the long neck version of the Vega # 2 banjo as played by Pete Seeger.

It’s an open back model featuring an AAA-Curly-Maple neck with ebony fretboard, Tube-a-phone tone-ring, Historic “bracket band”, and Deering tailpiece. The current new price for this model is $3,995.00.

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