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Huber Workhorse Mahogany Banjo

Huber Workhorse Mahogany Banjo

At last – a Huber banjo that won’t break the bank! The Huber Workhorse is Huber’s new Mastertone RB-3 ‘clone’ model, with the Huber 844 Tone Ring, Bowtie inlays, nickel hardware and Sims maple rim. The Satin finish feels like a lovely old banjo.

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The Banjo Playoffs! Monday March 30 2015 7PM

It’s the Banjo Playoff season! Come to The Twelfth Fret for an evening of banjos with Chris Quinn and Frank Evans – Monday, March 30, 2015. 7 to 8:30PM, limited seating available. Price is $20, which gets you a seat and a $20 Twelfth Fret Gift Card redeemable during normal shop hours.

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Nechville Flex-Tone Bluegrass Banjo

Nechville Flex-Tone Bluegrass Banjo

Tom Nechville has just shipped us our first of his new line, the Nechville Flex-Tone bluegrass banjo! These professional-quality instruments are built for bluegrass, and the Nechville Flux Capacitor gives them all the adjustablilty of other Nechville instruments!

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1926 Weymann Style 1 Orchestra Model Tenor Banjo SOLD

1926 Weymann Style 1 Orchestra Model Tenor Banjo SOLD

Weymann banjos were built by H. Weymann and Sons, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Originally produced with the name ‘Keystone’ in early 1900, in 1924 the Weymann name appeared and was used until 1934. Weymann instruments are known for high-quality construction and unique features

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SS Stewart Special Thoroughbred Banjo

SS Stewart Special Thoroughbred Banjo

Shown here is a lovely SS Stewart Special Thoroughbred Banjo, built in 1895 and in completely playable condition. This open-back style banjo features the original tailpiece, and a period dowel stick adjusster. This is one of the few we’ve seen that have all the stickers and plaques complete and in place.

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1925 Weymann Banjo 5 String Conversion (consignment) SOLD

1925 Weymann Banjo 5 String Conversion (consignment)   SOLD

Weymann banjos are fairly rare and have some unusual features, one of which is most noticeable with the resonator removed. The Weymann company began producing banjos around the turn of the 20th century, and often used the ‘Keystone’ name. In 1924, tenor and plectrum models appeared, and these are the best known Weymann Banjo models.

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