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    Handcarved neck of figured Jamaican Sweetwood, with unique peghead shape.  Round calabash gourd body with goatskin head.    Another one-of-a-kind from Jeff Menzies!
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Exact appearance of new instruments may vary.

  • Jamaican Sweetwood neck
  • Calabash gourd body with soundhole on side
  • Goatskin head is tacked & glued in place
  • Akonting style neck attachment & bridge
  • Handcarved tuning pegs & bridge of exotic hardwoods
  • Bone tailpiece & nut
  • Full length approx. 38.5"
  • Scale approx. 25"
  • Gourd measures approx. 9-1/2"wide X 8" deep
  • Handmade in Jamaica by Jeff Menzies




Menzies Fretless Gourd Banjo #455

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Limited Warranty Included

SKU: MGB85-455

Regular price
$995 USD
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Sale price
$995 USD
Handcarved neck of figured Jamaican Sweetwood, with unique peghead shape.  Round calabash gourd body with goatskin head.    Another one-of-a-kind from Jeff Menzies!
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More Details

Exact appearance of new instruments may vary.
  • Jamaican Sweetwood neck
  • Calabash gourd body with soundhole on side
  • Goatskin head is tacked & glued in place
  • Akonting style neck attachment & bridge
  • Handcarved tuning pegs & bridge of exotic hardwoods
  • Bone tailpiece & nut
  • Full length approx. 38.5"
  • Scale approx. 25"
  • Gourd measures approx. 9-1/2"wide X 8" deep
  • Handmade in Jamaica by Jeff Menzies