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    A great sounding Victorian style instrument made in the 21st century, this Custom Electric banjo exhibits superb artistry and quality. Beautifully crafted by artist/musician Doug Unger, this banjo is built around a half-spun Electric-style rim with Whyte Laydie tone ring and a 3-piece mahogany neck with carved Cole style boat heel. Other features include intricate fingerboard and headstock inlays, a No Knot tailpiece, and original old Planet "PAT.PEND." tuners with ivoroid buttons. This fantastic banjo is in excellent+ condition.
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  • 3-piece mahogany neck with carved Cole style boat heel
  • "Hotrod" truss rod adjusts at heel
  • Fancy engraved Fairbanks style snail shell inlays (some with heart of abalone framing) in ebony fretboard with multiple underlays and star, "dogwood" flower, and crown inlays
  • 22 frets
  • New half-spun Electric-style black rim
  • Electric (Whyte Laydie) tone ring
  • Saw-cut German silver post ferrule
  • 10 1/2" Fiberskyn head
  • ~26-1/8" scale length
  • 7/16" rim
  • 26 brackets
  • Original old Planet "PAT.PEND." tuners with ivoroid buttons
  • New No Knot tailpiece
  • Fluted fossilized ivory nut
  • Engraved snail maker's plate on dowel stick
  • No case
  • EC+

Doug Unger Custom Electric (2010)

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SKU: 60U-2607

Regular price
$5,000 USD
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$5,000 USD
A great sounding Victorian style instrument made in the 21st century, this Custom Electric banjo exhibits superb artistry and quality. Beautifully crafted by artist/musician Doug Unger, this banjo is built around a half-spun Electric-style rim with Whyte Laydie tone ring and a 3-piece mahogany neck with carved Cole style boat heel. Other features include intricate fingerboard and headstock inlays, a No Knot tailpiece, and original old Planet "PAT.PEND." tuners with ivoroid buttons. This fantastic banjo is in excellent+ condition.
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  • 3-piece mahogany neck with carved Cole style boat heel
  • "Hotrod" truss rod adjusts at heel
  • Fancy engraved Fairbanks style snail shell inlays (some with heart of abalone framing) in ebony fretboard with multiple underlays and star, "dogwood" flower, and crown inlays
  • 22 frets
  • New half-spun Electric-style black rim
  • Electric (Whyte Laydie) tone ring
  • Saw-cut German silver post ferrule
  • 10 1/2" Fiberskyn head
  • ~26-1/8" scale length
  • 7/16" rim
  • 26 brackets
  • Original old Planet "PAT.PEND." tuners with ivoroid buttons
  • New No Knot tailpiece
  • Fluted fossilized ivory nut
  • Engraved snail maker's plate on dowel stick
  • No case
  • EC+