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  • This banjo is decently made with good parts, but needs some fine tuning in the fit and finish department.  2-piece walnut neck. 11" maple rim with Whyte Laydie tone ring. Plaque on dowel stick says "Peerless Banjo Co. / ELYRIA, OHIO". With oversized HSC (black lining). VG-EC except could benefit from dowel stick reset, fret dress, etc. - plays okay, 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 
  • No SN
  • 1990s?
  • VG-EC *(see below)
  • Satin natural finish
  • 2-piece walnut neck
  • 22 frets, 19 frets ebony fingerboard. With metal fingerboard for last 3 frets.
  • Pearl diamond shaped inlays and pearloid dots (kind of askew and not straight)
  • Bound ebony headstock overlay
  • Ebony headstock underlay
  • Deering Planetary style tuners, friction 5th string peg
  • ~3/8" maple rim with walnut rim cap
  • 11" frosted top Remo head
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • Dowel stick has makers plate that reads "Peerless Banjo Co. / ELYRIA, OHIO"
  • Grooved tension hoop, 20 bracket hooks
  • Kerschner-style tailpiece
  • Wood armrest
  • 1-3/16" nut, ~28-5/8" scale
  • With oversized HSC (black lining)
  • *VG-EC except could benefit from (dowel stick reset, fret dress, etc. - plays okay, sold AS-IS)

Peerless Open Back Banjo (1990s?)

Intl. Fees
AS-IS
Used

SKU: 60U-211681

Regular price
$550 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$550 USD
This banjo is decently made with good parts, but needs some fine tuning in the fit and finish department.  2-piece walnut neck. 11" maple rim with Whyte Laydie tone ring. Plaque on dowel stick says "Peerless Banjo Co. / ELYRIA, OHIO". With oversized HSC (black lining). VG-EC except could benefit from dowel stick reset, fret dress, etc. - plays okay, sold AS-IS.
More Details

More Details

The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. 
For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • No SN
  • 1990s?
  • VG-EC *(see below)
  • Satin natural finish
  • 2-piece walnut neck
  • 22 frets, 19 frets ebony fingerboard. With metal fingerboard for last 3 frets.
  • Pearl diamond shaped inlays and pearloid dots (kind of askew and not straight)
  • Bound ebony headstock overlay
  • Ebony headstock underlay
  • Deering Planetary style tuners, friction 5th string peg
  • ~3/8" maple rim with walnut rim cap
  • 11" frosted top Remo head
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • Dowel stick has makers plate that reads "Peerless Banjo Co. / ELYRIA, OHIO"
  • Grooved tension hoop, 20 bracket hooks
  • Kerschner-style tailpiece
  • Wood armrest
  • 1-3/16" nut, ~28-5/8" scale
  • With oversized HSC (black lining)
  • *VG-EC except could benefit from (dowel stick reset, fret dress, etc. - plays okay, sold AS-IS)