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BART REITER GRAND CONCERT CUSTOM (PRESENTATION GRADE) (1993)

BART REITER GRAND CONCERT CUSTOM (PRESENTATION GRADE) (1993)
EC++, Bacon style tone ring (with scalloped Whyte Laydie tone ring added between it and the head) and internal resonator (with 8 f-holes), engraved flowerpot on headstock and other Whyte Laydie No. 7 style engraved inlays in ivoroid-bound 22 fret ebony fretboard as well as on back of headstock and on heel cap, natural finish flamed maple neck with eb-maple-eb backstrapping and gorgeous winged cherub heel carving (by Ron Chacey), maple rim and birdseye resonator, resonator is double-bound internally with tortoise plastic and checkerboard trim, tortoise plastic-bound outside edge of rim, rosewood veneer on outside edge of dowel stick, Renaissance head, 5 geared tuners with ivoroid buttons, Kershner tailpiece, nickel hardware, ~27" scale, 11" head, 1-5/16" nut width, railroad spikes at frets 7 and 11. We are Bart's largest volume dealer, and this is my favorite Bart Reiter banjo ever. It looks, sounds and plays great - everything is absolutely right about it! On consignment, with HSC - priced reduced, and a real deal at
60U-1623... - No longer available -
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