Deering's newest banjo is "Worth Every Penny and More!" - New tone ring and construction style brings a new type of tone to Deering's line-up. We like it! - Dark-stained maple neck & resonator with gloss finish, resonator bound in white, Deering's newest Patent Pending "Twenty-Ten" tone ring on 3-ply hard maple rim, ebony fretboard (1-1/4" nut, approx 26-1/4" scale) with fancy engraved inlays, Deering Banner and engraved inlays in headplate, nickel hardware, planetary geared tuners, 24 brackets, 2-piece plate flange, armrest, Deering tailpiece, Deering frosted white head. Deering archtop hardshell case.