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    Nice Dobson-style banjo. 2 piece walnut neck with "boat" heel and paddle headstock. Padauk fingerboard with Frailing scoop. 12" skin head. Dobson style tone ring. Handcrafted by Bill Van Horn in the U.S.A. With TKL HSC (burgundy lining). EC. On consignment.
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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 
  • No SN
  • c.2005
  • EC
  • Satin finish
  • 2-piece walnut neck with "boat" heel and dowel stick
  • Paddle headstock with padauk overlay and embedded coin
  • Gotoh tuners and geared 5th string peg with black buttons
  • 15-fret padauk fingerboard with pearl dots and star on 5th fret
  • Frailing scoop after 15th fret
  • Small shim at end of neck
  • 1/4" dark stained wood rim
  • Balch 12" skin head
  • Wayne Sagmoen "Dobson" style tone ring
  • 26 brass brackets
  • Notched tension hoop
  • Hawk-style tailpiece
  • A-scale
  • 1-3/8" nut, ~24-1/8" scale
  • Maker's plaque on dowel stick reads "B & P BANJOS / SHELBY, OH / W W VAN HORN PROP"
  • Handcrafted by Bill Van Horn in the U.S.A.
  • With TKL HSC (burgundy lining)
  • On consignment

 

B&P Black Fork Model Openback Banjo (c.2005)

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Used

SKU: 60U-212109

Regular price
$1,600 USD
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$1,600 USD
Nice Dobson-style banjo. 2 piece walnut neck with "boat" heel and paddle headstock. Padauk fingerboard with Frailing scoop. 12" skin head. Dobson style tone ring. Handcrafted by Bill Van Horn in the U.S.A. With TKL HSC (burgundy lining). EC. On consignment.
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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 
  • No SN
  • c.2005
  • EC
  • Satin finish
  • 2-piece walnut neck with "boat" heel and dowel stick
  • Paddle headstock with padauk overlay and embedded coin
  • Gotoh tuners and geared 5th string peg with black buttons
  • 15-fret padauk fingerboard with pearl dots and star on 5th fret
  • Frailing scoop after 15th fret
  • Small shim at end of neck
  • 1/4" dark stained wood rim
  • Balch 12" skin head
  • Wayne Sagmoen "Dobson" style tone ring
  • 26 brass brackets
  • Notched tension hoop
  • Hawk-style tailpiece
  • A-scale
  • 1-3/8" nut, ~24-1/8" scale
  • Maker's plaque on dowel stick reads "B & P BANJOS / SHELBY, OH / W W VAN HORN PROP"
  • Handcrafted by Bill Van Horn in the U.S.A.
  • With TKL HSC (burgundy lining)
  • On consignment