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    Nice banjo from this legendary Old Time player and banjo builder. Handcrafted by Kyle Creed in Galax, Virginia. With newer HSC (blue lining). EC-. On consignment.
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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
  • 1973
  • EC-
  • Light amber stain finish on maple neck and rim
  • U-shaped neck profile
  • Ivoroid-bound 22-fret ebony fingerboard
  • Pearl dot inlays and oval inlay on 10th fret
  • Fiddle shaped peghead
  • Dark peghead overlay with diamond and dot inlays
  • 11" Elite Fiberskyn head
  • ~9/16" maple rim
  • Single coordinator rod
  • Metal tone hoop stamped "LOW TUNING BRONZE R CU / N-C"
  • Metal stabilizer rod goes under tone ring and into neck
  • Notched tension hoop, 16 brackets, Tension tailpiece
  • Rim stamped "Handmade 1973 by / Kyle Creed. Galax, Va."
  • 1-5/32" nut, ~25-1/8" scale
  • With newer HSC (blue lining)
  • On consignment

Kyle Creed Openback (1973)

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SKU: 60U-209672

Regular price
$5,500 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$5,500 USD
Nice banjo from this legendary Old Time player and banjo builder. Handcrafted by Kyle Creed in Galax, Virginia. With newer HSC (blue lining). EC-. On consignment.
More Details

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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
  • 1973
  • EC-
  • Light amber stain finish on maple neck and rim
  • U-shaped neck profile
  • Ivoroid-bound 22-fret ebony fingerboard
  • Pearl dot inlays and oval inlay on 10th fret
  • Fiddle shaped peghead
  • Dark peghead overlay with diamond and dot inlays
  • 11" Elite Fiberskyn head
  • ~9/16" maple rim
  • Single coordinator rod
  • Metal tone hoop stamped "LOW TUNING BRONZE R CU / N-C"
  • Metal stabilizer rod goes under tone ring and into neck
  • Notched tension hoop, 16 brackets, Tension tailpiece
  • Rim stamped "Handmade 1973 by / Kyle Creed. Galax, Va."
  • 1-5/32" nut, ~25-1/8" scale
  • With newer HSC (blue lining)
  • On consignment