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  • Image 1 of Bacon & Day (by Gretsch) Serenader Silver Bell Tenor Banjo (early 1960's) - SKU# 80U-208916 : Product Type Tenor & Plectrum Banjos : Elderly Instruments
    This neat banjo is near the end of Greetsch production for Bacon and Bacon & Day banjos. Pearloid headstock overlay reads "B&D / Serenader / Silver / Bell". Ebony fingerboard with fancy pearl inlays. Grover Imperial-style tuners. B&D Soft Pedal mute. With gigbag. 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 
  • SN 51151
  • Early 1960's
  • EC-
  • Gloss sunburst finish on neck, resonator and rim
  • 2-piece mahogany neck
  • U-shaped neck profile
  • Mahogany resonator with integral "Clover leaf" flange
  • White-bound 19-fret ebony fingerboard 
  • Fancy pearl inlays
  • New 11" frosted top Remo head
  • ~9/16" multi-ply maple rim with dowel stick
  • (Gretsch version) Silver Bell tone ring, Notched tension hoop, 24 brackets
  • B&D Soft Mute Pedal

Bacon & Day (by Gretsch) Serenader Silver Bell Tenor Banjo (early 1960's)

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SKU: 80U-208916

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$1,000 USD
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$1,000 USD
This neat banjo is near the end of Greetsch production for Bacon and Bacon & Day banjos. Pearloid headstock overlay reads "B&D / Serenader / Silver / Bell". Ebony fingerboard with fancy pearl inlays. Grover Imperial-style tuners. B&D Soft Pedal mute. With gigbag. 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 
  • SN 51151
  • Early 1960's
  • EC-
  • Gloss sunburst finish on neck, resonator and rim
  • 2-piece mahogany neck
  • U-shaped neck profile
  • Mahogany resonator with integral "Clover leaf" flange
  • White-bound 19-fret ebony fingerboard 
  • Fancy pearl inlays
  • New 11" frosted top Remo head
  • ~9/16" multi-ply maple rim with dowel stick
  • (Gretsch version) Silver Bell tone ring, Notched tension hoop, 24 brackets
  • B&D Soft Mute Pedal