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    A tip of the hat to the early 1900's Fairbanks Whyte Laydie, the Eastman WL-1 has a maple rim, maple neck, ebony heel cap, and bound ebony fretboard. Features include a Whyte Laydie tone ring, and cool inlays. This openback banjo is in excellent condition.
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  • Maple rim features double (tortoise) bound inner wall
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony heel cap
  • Bound ebony fretboard
  • Engraved diamond inlays plus star at 5th and scroll at 1st fret
  • ~10-3/4" head
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • 28 brackets
  • Bracket band
  • Headstock features star
  • Scroll and gryphon (tinted) inlays
  • Geared tuners and 5th string peg 
  • #23411
  • 1-5/16" nut 
  • 25-5/8" scale 
  • Bump OHSC
  • EC

Eastman WL-1 Whyte Laydie (2018)

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SKU: 60U-205436

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$1,150 USD
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$1,150 USD
A tip of the hat to the early 1900's Fairbanks Whyte Laydie, the Eastman WL-1 has a maple rim, maple neck, ebony heel cap, and bound ebony fretboard. Features include a Whyte Laydie tone ring, and cool inlays. This openback banjo is in excellent condition.
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  • Maple rim features double (tortoise) bound inner wall
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony heel cap
  • Bound ebony fretboard
  • Engraved diamond inlays plus star at 5th and scroll at 1st fret
  • ~10-3/4" head
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • 28 brackets
  • Bracket band
  • Headstock features star
  • Scroll and gryphon (tinted) inlays
  • Geared tuners and 5th string peg 
  • #23411
  • 1-5/16" nut 
  • 25-5/8" scale 
  • Bump OHSC
  • EC