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  • An historic tenor banjo from the jazz era, this Paramount is decorative in style and, with work, will play for you. Interesting features include maple resonator, neck and dowel stick, tailpiece, Brazilian rosewood fingerboard, lots of wood marquetry and fancy pearl inlays. Original hard shell case. Built in USA. (needs heat press neck, fret level, set-up,, strings, 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
  • SN 4663
  • c. 1926
  • VGC- (playing wear, needs heat press neck, fret level, set-up,, strings, etc. - sold AS-IS)
  • Satin natural finish
  • 1-1/8" nut
  • Maple resonator (glue open seams)
  • Pearwood overlay neck heel
  • 5/8" maple rim stamped "PATENTED 1346852" "4663" (glue/fill gaps in rim cap)
  • Maker's plaque mounted on rim
  • 11-1/4" Remo head 
  • Dowel stick of maple and mahogany
  • 1-piece flat-plate flange with round cut-outs
  • 22 brackets (missing 2)
  • Archtop tone ring
  • Original "Improved" Paramount tailpiece
  • 2-piece maple neck with center strip
  • 19-fret Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with fancy pearl inlays and multi-color rope-style marquetry underlay
  • Original tuners with ivoroid buttons stamped "PAGE "GEARED" "PEG - PATENTS, PEN'G."
  • ~22-3/4" scale
  • Armrest
  • Rosewood double-bound resonator with concentric rings of marquetry and marquetry side purfling (missing binding pieces)
  • Pearwood headstock overlay with engraved pearl inlays "PARAMOUNT" "STYLE B" "WML. L. LANGE"
  • Original hard shell case (blue(more...)

Paramount Style B Tenor Banjo (c. 1926)

Intl. Fees
AS-IS
Used

SKU: 80U-210923

Regular price
$1,200 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$1,200 USD
An historic tenor banjo from the jazz era, this Paramount is decorative in style and, with work, will play for you. Interesting features include maple resonator, neck and dowel stick, tailpiece, Brazilian rosewood fingerboard, lots of wood marquetry and fancy pearl inlays. Original hard shell case. Built in USA. (needs heat press neck, fret level, set-up,, strings, 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
  • SN 4663
  • c. 1926
  • VGC- (playing wear, needs heat press neck, fret level, set-up,, strings, etc. - sold AS-IS)
  • Satin natural finish
  • 1-1/8" nut
  • Maple resonator (glue open seams)
  • Pearwood overlay neck heel
  • 5/8" maple rim stamped "PATENTED 1346852" "4663" (glue/fill gaps in rim cap)
  • Maker's plaque mounted on rim
  • 11-1/4" Remo head 
  • Dowel stick of maple and mahogany
  • 1-piece flat-plate flange with round cut-outs
  • 22 brackets (missing 2)
  • Archtop tone ring
  • Original "Improved" Paramount tailpiece
  • 2-piece maple neck with center strip
  • 19-fret Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with fancy pearl inlays and multi-color rope-style marquetry underlay
  • Original tuners with ivoroid buttons stamped "PAGE "GEARED" "PEG - PATENTS, PEN'G."
  • ~22-3/4" scale
  • Armrest
  • Rosewood double-bound resonator with concentric rings of marquetry and marquetry side purfling (missing binding pieces)
  • Pearwood headstock overlay with engraved pearl inlays "PARAMOUNT" "STYLE B" "WML. L. LANGE"
  • Original hard shell case (blue(more...)