Leedy Olympian Tenor Banjo (late 1920's)

$550
sku: 80U-200695
This Leedy Olympian tenor banjo has a metal-clad walnut rim and a 2-piece walnut neck. The resonator has a celluloid covering and an internal flange. The ivoroid-bound 19-fret fingerboard has varied pattern pearloid inlays. This banjo could use some work (sold AS-IS, see Details section below), but overall it is in very good-excellent condition.       

Only 1 piece in stock!


  • Metal clad walnut rim
  • 2-piece walnut neck
  • Celluloid covered resonator with integral flange
  • Top tension with 28 brackets
  • 11" skin head
  • Ivoroid-bound 19-fret fingerboard with varied pearloid inlay pattern
  • Engraved headstock overlay
  • Dual tab "GROVER PAT." tuners
  • 1-7/32" nut
  • ~23" scale
  • Replacement nut and tailpiece
  • Currently set up for GDAE tuning (low to high) but easily could be CGDA
  • Period hardshell case (green lining)
  • VG-EC except could use some work (glue heel cap and headstock center seam, fretwork, etc. - sold AS-IS)
  • SN: 1465