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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. 
For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880

  • Good candidate for 5-string conversion 
  • No SN 
  • c. 1929 
  • VGC+ *(see below) 
  • Dark brown stain finish on resonator and rim 
  • Replacement maple neck and dowel stick 
  • 19-fret pearwood fingerboard with pearl dot inlays 
  • U-shaped neck profile 
  • Mahogany resonator with engraved metal flange and wood marquetry purfling 
  • Resonator features a 4-segment back veneer 
  • Rolling field with some trees inlaid on back of resonator in various fancy woods 
  • "GROVER PAT" tuning machines with cream buttons 
  • Dark stained ~1/2" maple rim with tortoise plastic binding 
  • ~10-3/4" skin head 
  • 22 brackets (missing one hook, nut and shoe) 
  • One replaced hook and nut 
  • "Donut" tone ring has been painted brown on outside of rim 
  • Some brown paint on edges of tone ring inside rim
  •  "GROVER PATENT" window tailpiece 
  • ~23" scale, 1-5/32" nut 
  • With chipboard SSC 
  • *VGC+ except needs (heat press neck, fretwork, tighten head, restring and setup, etc. - sold AS-IS)

Washburn Style 5183 Aristocrat Tenor Banjo (c.1929)

Washburn Style 5183 Aristocrat Tenor Banjo (c.1929)

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AS-IS
Used

SKU: 80U-211601

Regular price $350 USD
Regular price $385.00 USD Sale price $350.00 USD
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This vintage banjo had an economy replacement neck installed many years ago. This would be a decent candidate for 5-string conversion neck.  Fancy pot with a picture inlaid in various woods on back of resonator.  "Donut" tone ring. With chipboard SSC.   VGC+ except needs (heat press neck, fretwork, tighten head, restring and setup, etc. - sold AS-IS).
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More Details

The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. 
For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880

  • Good candidate for 5-string conversion 
  • No SN 
  • c. 1929 
  • VGC+ *(see below) 
  • Dark brown stain finish on resonator and rim 
  • Replacement maple neck and dowel stick 
  • 19-fret pearwood fingerboard with pearl dot inlays 
  • U-shaped neck profile 
  • Mahogany resonator with engraved metal flange and wood marquetry purfling 
  • Resonator features a 4-segment back veneer 
  • Rolling field with some trees inlaid on back of resonator in various fancy woods 
  • "GROVER PAT" tuning machines with cream buttons 
  • Dark stained ~1/2" maple rim with tortoise plastic binding 
  • ~10-3/4" skin head 
  • 22 brackets (missing one hook, nut and shoe) 
  • One replaced hook and nut 
  • "Donut" tone ring has been painted brown on outside of rim 
  • Some brown paint on edges of tone ring inside rim
  •  "GROVER PATENT" window tailpiece 
  • ~23" scale, 1-5/32" nut 
  • With chipboard SSC 
  • *VGC+ except needs (heat press neck, fretwork, tighten head, restring and setup, etc. - sold AS-IS)
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