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    An intriguing tenor banjo, this Bacon & Day Silver Bell has an 11" multi-ply maple rim with a Silver Bell tone ring. The 2-piece maple neck has a carved lion’s head on the heel and a bound rosewood fretboard with pearloid inlays. The wood resonator features a sunburst pearloid with floral designs on the back. This banjo needs some work (sold AS-IS, see Details section below), but overall it’s in very good-minus condition.
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  • Gold plated hardware
  • 11" multi-ply maple rim
  • Silver Bell tone ring
  • 24 modern nickel-plated brackets
  • Engraved flange, tension hoop, and tone ring
  • Bound rosewood fingerboard on two-piece maple neck
  • Carved lion's head on heel
  • Pearloid headstock overlay
  • Sunburst pearloid on wood resonator
  • ~ 23" scale
  • ~1-1/4" nut width
  • Newer Gibson tuners installed
  • Dowel stick
  • 19 frets
  • 60’s hardshell case
  • VGC- except had a funky reset at one time, could use some repair to pearloid fingerboard inlay, some loose binding and peghead overlay, refret, strings, set-up, etc., sold AS-IS

Bacon & Day Silver Bell (1960's?)

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AS-IS

SKU: 80U-201951

Regular price
$875 USD
Regular price
$1,000 USD
Sale price
$875 USD
An intriguing tenor banjo, this Bacon & Day Silver Bell has an 11" multi-ply maple rim with a Silver Bell tone ring. The 2-piece maple neck has a carved lion’s head on the heel and a bound rosewood fretboard with pearloid inlays. The wood resonator features a sunburst pearloid with floral designs on the back. This banjo needs some work (sold AS-IS, see Details section below), but overall it’s in very good-minus condition.
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  • Gold plated hardware
  • 11" multi-ply maple rim
  • Silver Bell tone ring
  • 24 modern nickel-plated brackets
  • Engraved flange, tension hoop, and tone ring
  • Bound rosewood fingerboard on two-piece maple neck
  • Carved lion's head on heel
  • Pearloid headstock overlay
  • Sunburst pearloid on wood resonator
  • ~ 23" scale
  • ~1-1/4" nut width
  • Newer Gibson tuners installed
  • Dowel stick
  • 19 frets
  • 60’s hardshell case
  • VGC- except had a funky reset at one time, could use some repair to pearloid fingerboard inlay, some loose binding and peghead overlay, refret, strings, set-up, etc., sold AS-IS