Paramount Style C Plectrum Banjo (c.1925)

$1,550
sku: 80U-203709
An attractive plectrum banjo from the 1920s, this Paramount Style C has many fine details from head to toe. The original hardshell case is included. This instrument is in very good to excellent condition.   More Details...

  • Dark brown finish
  • 2-piece mahogany neck
  • Carving on heel and back of headstock
  • Neck has laminated multi-color center strip
  • 22-fret Brazilian rosewood fingerboard
  • Pearl bird inlays
  • Hexagon fancy engraved headstock inlays
  • Hexagon wood marquetry on inside/outside of rim, edge of neck
  • Rope-style purfling on center of rim end cap
  • Mahogany resonator with hexagon purfling and center strip
  • 24 brackets
  • Grooved tension hoop
  • Arched Paramount tone ring
  • "IMPROVED / PARAMOUNT /PAT. P'ND'G" 
  • Swivel lock tailpiece
  • Armrest
  • 1-7/32" nut
  • ~27-1/4" scale
  • ~11-1/4" skin head
  • Replacement tuners
  • SN 5552
  • Rough period OHSC (green lining, zippered interior)
  • VG-EC