Iucci Mellotone Grand Tenor Banjo (1920's)

sku: 80U-203439
This Iucci Mellotone Grand Tenor Banjo has a 2-piece maple neck with a 5-piece center strip, a birdseye maple resonator with a herringbone backstrip, and a metal rim with a fancy integral flange. Newer Five Star tuners and a Kershner tailpiece have been installed. This banjo could use some work (sold AS-IS, see Details section below), but overall it’s in very good-excellent condition  More Details...

  • Natural finish
  • 2-piece maple neck with 5-piece center strip
  • Birdseye maple resonator with herringbone backstrip (some repaired cracks on edge and a small hole drilled through)
  • 19-fret ebony fingerboard with fancy pearl inlays (refretted and new nut) and red-natural-black underlay
  • Headstock overlay features fancy floral inlays and "IUCCI / MELLOTONE / GRAND" logos
  • Newer Five Star tuners and Kershner tailpiece installed
  • ~10-3/4" plastic head
  • Metal rim with fancy integral flange
  • 20 hooks fasten into engraved tension hoop (couple of changed nuts)
  • 1-1/8" nut
  • ~22-1/2" scale
  • Built in New York by Michael Iucci
  • Includes un-mounted Iucci mute arm
  • 1960's hardshell case
  • VG-EC except could use some work (dress frets, possibly adjust neck / rim fit, etc. - sold AS-IS)
  • SN: 152