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Minstrel Fretless Banjo (c.1860's)

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Minstrel Fretless Banjo (c.1860's)

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Minstrel Fretless Banjo (c.1860's)

~12-1/8" skin head, 3/13" thick laminated rim (painted light red on the inside), brass hardware including 6 hooks & nuts, walnut neck with frailing scoop and 17 inlaid fret lines, (replaced) fiddle style friction tuning pegs, (likely replacement) walnut tailpiece, 1-1/2" nut, ~27" scale, sounds best tuned DADF#A, very cool early American-made minstrel banjo, with HSC, VGC+ but needs work (possibly replace ill-fitting non-original head, replace bridge, minor cleanup, setup, etc. - sold AS-IS)

Availability: In stock,

sku: 60U-3219

$2,000.00

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~12-1/8" skin head, 3/13" thick laminated rim (painted light red on the inside), brass hardware including 6 hooks & nuts, walnut neck with frailing scoop and 17 inlaid fret lines, (replaced) fiddle style friction tuning pegs, (likely replacement) walnut tailpiece, 1-1/2" nut, ~27" scale, sounds best tuned DADF#A, very cool early American-made minstrel banjo, with HSC, VGC+ but needs work (possibly replace ill-fitting non-original head, replace bridge, minor cleanup, setup, etc. - sold AS-IS)

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Elderly warranty No
Manufacturer's warranty No
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