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Gold Tone OB-250F LH Orange Blossom Left Hand 5-String Banjo, 2015

Gold Tone OB-250F LH Orange Blossom Left Hand 5-String Banjo, 2015

As one of the company’s top left handed models, the Gold Tone OB-250F LH is built to highest standards with a bell bronze tone ring, curly maple neck, all chrome hardware, premium tuners with the classic Gibson Mastertone style Hearts & Flowers inlay pattern. Fitted with the ‘correct’ one piece Zinc flange and maple rim, you will get the same classic ‘snap’ or Mastertone ‘cluck’ from your right hand Scruggs-style attack.

Price: $1250 CAD
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❌ Sold ❌ Deering Tenbrooks Saratoga Star 5-String Banjo, 2004

❌ Sold ❌ Deering Tenbrooks Saratoga Star 5-String Banjo, 2004

The Deering Tenbrooks Saratoga Star 5-string banjo is really an impressive machine. Visually it is understated, but what’s hidden inside offers amazing tone, responsiveness and versatility. Built using the Jens Kruger tone ring, cast in a bell foundry, the Deering Tenbrooks Saratoga Star features dark-stained curly maple and a gloss finish for the resonator and neck. The fingerboard is bound ebony.

Price: $4250 CAD

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Deering Golden Era 5-String Banjo, 2004

Deering Golden Era 5-String Banjo, 2004

The Deering Golden Era 5-String Banjo draws from the heritage of traditional bluegrass banjos, and delivers the tone and look of the classic instruments. Built during 2004 at the Deering shop in Spring Valley, California, this Golden Era is in good condition and has been cleaned and set up at The Twelfth Fret by Anne Hartman. We’ve replaced the head and installed a Presto tailpiece. The dark stain shaded finish really sets off the flame Maple used for the resonator and neck.

Price: $2550 CAD
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Gold Tone OB-250 Orange Blossom 5-String Resonator Banjo

Gold Tone OB-250 Orange Blossom 5-String Resonator Banjo

The Gold Tone OB-250 has everything needed to produce THAT tone: a sand-cast bell brass flathead tone ring, a cast one-piece resonator flange circling a multi-ply maple rim with twin coordinator rods and an extra-deep curly maple multi-ply resonator for better low-end response. The curly maple neck has a bound ebony fretboard with hearts & flowers inlay. The bracket hooks even have metric threading to enable finer tension adjustment. “

Price: $1739 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ Deering Golden Era 5-String Banjo, 2000

❌SOLD❌ Deering Golden Era 5-String Banjo, 2000

The Golden Era is one of Deering’s most popular banjos for traditional bluegrass bands. If you’re looking for that classic bluegrass banjo tone and look – this is the banjo for you. Adorned with a traditional hearts & flowers inlay pattern, this banjo has the appearance and feel of the prized banjos from the 1930’s. It is designed to produce the most sought-after sound, a sound previously only achieved by five-string banjos of the pre-war era. This beautiful banjo has a Genuine Deering -06- 20-hole bell bronze tone ring.

Price: $2250 CAD

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SOLD! Deering Tenbrooks Saratoga Star 5-String Banjo, 2009

SOLD!  Deering Tenbrooks Saratoga Star 5-String Banjo, 2009

From Bluegrass to Country, Rock to Classical, the Deering Tenbrooks Saratoga Star is one of the ultimate banjos made today. This example was built for The Twelfth Fret during 2009 and in excellent condition. It has a custom feature – rather than the standard Tenbrooks ‘D’ neck profile, this has a custom Deering standard shallow C profile. It also has the ’06 Tone Ring option.

Price: $4250 CAD

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