Richelieu 4002 Golden Eagle Plectrum Banjo (c.1977)

$2,100
sku: 80U-205592
A nice plectrum banjo made by C.C. Richelieu in Wisconsin, this 4002 Golden Eagle features a 3-piece flamed maple neck and ⅝” rim, rosewood resonator with ivoroid binding and herringbone purfling, and inlaid maple Eagle on back of resonator. It has an 11” frosted top head, tubular archtop tone ring, and one piece flange. Original hardshell case is included. This instrument is in excellent-minus condition.   More Details...

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  • Gloss violin burst finish
  • 3-piece flamed maple neck and 5/8" rim
  • Rosewood resonator with ivoroid binding and herringbone purfling
  • Inlaid maple Eagle on back of resonator
  • Ivoroid-bound ebony fingerboard with fancy floral pearl inlays
  • 11" frosted top head
  • Tubular archtop tone ring
  • Rim is ivoroid bound inside and out
  • One piece flange
  • 24 brackets
  • Dual coordinator rods
  • 1-7/32 nut
  • ~26-1/2" scale
  • Ivoroid bound headstock with ebony overlay and pearl inlays
  • Planetary style tuners with pearloid buttons
  • "Tensionator" (Oettinger style) tailpiece
  • Made by C.C. Richelieu in Wisconsin
  • SN 710317
  • OHSC (burgundy lining)
  • EC-
  • Consignment