Masada 5-String Resonator Banjo (c.1980's)

$450
sku: 70U-205114
A nice resonator banjo, this Masada has a 11” stained maple rim and flathead tone ring. It has a 2-piece flange, dual coordinator rods, and notched tension hoop. The mahogany neck has a bound ebony fretboard with pearl butterfly inlay. The rosewood resonator has concentric purfling, wood marquetry, and a thin plastic butterfly overlay. The peghead also features a butterfly inlay. Hardshell case included. This instrument is sold AS-IS (fingerboard loose at rim and needs to be reglued to neck, dress frets, restring, etc.), otherwise it is in very good condition.   More Details...

Only 1 piece in stock!


  • 11” stained maple rim (possibly refinished)
  • Flathead tone ring
  • 2-piece flange
  • Clear head
  • Dual coordinator rods (missing nut and washer on one rod) 
  • 24 brackets
  • Notched tension hoop
  • Mahogany neck
  • 22 frets
  • Bound ebony fretboard
  • Pearl butterfly fretboard inlay
  • Armrest
  • Older Waverly tailpiece
  • Rosewood resonator with concentric purfling, wood marquetry, and thin plastic butterfly overlay
  • Black peghead overlay with logo and butterfly inlay
  • Made in Asia
  • Hardshell case
  • VGC (except fingerboard loose at rim and needs to be reglued to neck, dress frets, restring, etc. -- sold AS-IS)