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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 

  • Unique banjo
  •  SN 114 
  • Early 1920s 
  • VGC+
  •  2-piece rosewood neck with seven-piece center strip 
  • 18-fret ebony fingerboard with fancy pearl inlays (re-fretted) 
  • Celluloid fingerboard binding 
  • Layered wood fingerboard underlay 
  • Headstock overlay features "IUCCI", "SINFONICO" and "STYLE 3" logos 
  • Pearl vine inlays on headstock 
  • Torch inlay on back of headstock 
  • Fancy screw-style Grover tuners with ivoroid buttons 
  • Unusual construction with neck screwed directly to brass pot 
  • ~11-3/4" frosted top head 
  • Cast brass pot with integral flange 
  • Tension hoop and flange have some engraving 
  • 24 hooks attach into tension hoop 
  • "GROVER PATENT DeLuxe" clamshell tailpiece 
  • Unique mute stamped "IUCCI-MUTE-PAT." 
  • "Hotdog" armrest
  •  Resonator has rosewood veneer with 12 pie-section back 
  • Pearl circle with abalone star in center 
  • Fancy wood marquetry on edge of resonator
  •  Inside of resonator is a red stain finish 
  • 1-1/8" nut, ~22-5/8" scale 
  • Hand made by Michael Iucci in New York 
  • With rough period hardshell case (purple lining 
  • On consignment

Iucci Sinfonico Style 3 Tenor Banjo (early 1920s)

Iucci Sinfonico Style 3 Tenor Banjo (early 1920s)

Expert Setup
Intl. Fees
Used

SKU: 80U-218959

Regular price $1,750 USD
Regular price Sale price $1,750.00 USD
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Experience the Elderly Difference

This very unique early 1920s Iucci Sinfonico Style 3 tenor banjo was crafted in New York by Michael Iucci, an accomplished banjoist. Iucci, originally from Italy and having immigrated to the U.S. in the 1890s, designed three styles of banjos: The Baby Grand (the fanciest), Sinfonico, and Mellotone. This banjo exemplifies the fine craftsmanship of this gifted, yet somewhat obscure, maker. It comes with a rough period hardshell case featuring a purple lining. The banjo is in Very Good Plus Condition (VGC+). Currently on consignment.

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More Details

The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. 
For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 

  • Unique banjo
  •  SN 114 
  • Early 1920s 
  • VGC+
  •  2-piece rosewood neck with seven-piece center strip 
  • 18-fret ebony fingerboard with fancy pearl inlays (re-fretted) 
  • Celluloid fingerboard binding 
  • Layered wood fingerboard underlay 
  • Headstock overlay features "IUCCI", "SINFONICO" and "STYLE 3" logos 
  • Pearl vine inlays on headstock 
  • Torch inlay on back of headstock 
  • Fancy screw-style Grover tuners with ivoroid buttons 
  • Unusual construction with neck screwed directly to brass pot 
  • ~11-3/4" frosted top head 
  • Cast brass pot with integral flange 
  • Tension hoop and flange have some engraving 
  • 24 hooks attach into tension hoop 
  • "GROVER PATENT DeLuxe" clamshell tailpiece 
  • Unique mute stamped "IUCCI-MUTE-PAT." 
  • "Hotdog" armrest
  •  Resonator has rosewood veneer with 12 pie-section back 
  • Pearl circle with abalone star in center 
  • Fancy wood marquetry on edge of resonator
  •  Inside of resonator is a red stain finish 
  • 1-1/8" nut, ~22-5/8" scale 
  • Hand made by Michael Iucci in New York 
  • With rough period hardshell case (purple lining 
  • On consignment
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