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    This tenor banjo was made by Kay and features a bound mahogany resonator, multi-ply rim, 11” plastic head, single coordinator rod, 19 fret bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard, Kluson Deluxe tuners. This banjo needs work to make it play (could use correct height plastic head, new armrest, needs fret level, heat press neck, etc. - sold AS-IS)
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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
  • No SN
  • 1950s-1960s
  • VGC+ (could use correct height plastic head, new armrest, needs fret level, heat press neck, etc. - sold AS-IS)
  • Gloss natural finish
  • 1-1/4” nut
  • Bound mahogany resonator (2-3/8” depth)
  • Stained multi-ply rim (2” depth, may have been cut-down)
  • 11” plastic head (undersized crown height)
  • Single coordinator rod
  • 1-piece flange
  • 20 brackets
  • Stained maple neck (shimmed to rim)
  • 19 fret bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with dot markers
  • Kluson Deluxe tuners with white buttons
  • 23” scale 
  • Tailpiece (allows for up to 6 strings)
  • Black peghead overlay features round “K” logo badge
  • Tuned CGDA
  • Gray SSC (blue felt lining)
  • Made in Chicago, USA

Kay Tenor Banjo (1950s-1960s)

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AS-IS

SKU: 80U-208948

Regular price
$250 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$250 USD
This tenor banjo was made by Kay and features a bound mahogany resonator, multi-ply rim, 11” plastic head, single coordinator rod, 19 fret bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard, Kluson Deluxe tuners. This banjo needs work to make it play (could use correct height plastic head, new armrest, needs fret level, heat press neck, etc. - sold AS-IS)
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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
  • No SN
  • 1950s-1960s
  • VGC+ (could use correct height plastic head, new armrest, needs fret level, heat press neck, etc. - sold AS-IS)
  • Gloss natural finish
  • 1-1/4” nut
  • Bound mahogany resonator (2-3/8” depth)
  • Stained multi-ply rim (2” depth, may have been cut-down)
  • 11” plastic head (undersized crown height)
  • Single coordinator rod
  • 1-piece flange
  • 20 brackets
  • Stained maple neck (shimmed to rim)
  • 19 fret bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with dot markers
  • Kluson Deluxe tuners with white buttons
  • 23” scale 
  • Tailpiece (allows for up to 6 strings)
  • Black peghead overlay features round “K” logo badge
  • Tuned CGDA
  • Gray SSC (blue felt lining)
  • Made in Chicago, USA