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    In great shape with dazzling gold hardware, this Richelieu Lyte Laydie impresses with its curly maple rim, flame maple neck and resonator, and Whyte Laydie tone ring. Bright, cutting sound! Made in USA. 
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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 810298
  • 1980s
  • EC
  • Gloss natural finish
  • 4-string tenor banjo
  • 11" clear head 
  • 11/16" bound birdseye maple rim
  • Flame maple neck (2-piece) and white-bound resonator
  • Black rim and heel end cap
  • Ivoroid binding heel cap, fretboard and peghead
  • 19-fret bound ebony fingerboard with fancy engraved pearl inlays 
  • "Richelieu" pearl block at 17th fret
  • 1-1/8" nut width, 21-3/8" scale 
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring 
  • 1-piece flat plate flange 
  • 24 brackets 
  • Dual coordinator rods 
  • Finger-style tailpiece 
  • Bound ebony headstock overlay with pearl "R" and floral inlay 
  • Planetary-style tuners 
  • Gold hardware !!
  • GDAE tuning
  • Plaque on rim reads "BANJOS BY RICHELIEU"
  • TKL HSC (merlot lining)
  • Made in Wisconsin, USA

Richelieu Model 3181-S Lyte Laydie Tenor Banjo (1990s)

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SKU: 80U-209612

Regular price
$2,000 USD
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$2,000 USD
In great shape with dazzling gold hardware, this Richelieu Lyte Laydie impresses with its curly maple rim, flame maple neck and resonator, and Whyte Laydie tone ring. Bright, cutting sound! Made in USA. 
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
  • SN 810298
  • 1980s
  • EC
  • Gloss natural finish
  • 4-string tenor banjo
  • 11" clear head 
  • 11/16" bound birdseye maple rim
  • Flame maple neck (2-piece) and white-bound resonator
  • Black rim and heel end cap
  • Ivoroid binding heel cap, fretboard and peghead
  • 19-fret bound ebony fingerboard with fancy engraved pearl inlays 
  • "Richelieu" pearl block at 17th fret
  • 1-1/8" nut width, 21-3/8" scale 
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring 
  • 1-piece flat plate flange 
  • 24 brackets 
  • Dual coordinator rods 
  • Finger-style tailpiece 
  • Bound ebony headstock overlay with pearl "R" and floral inlay 
  • Planetary-style tuners 
  • Gold hardware !!
  • GDAE tuning
  • Plaque on rim reads "BANJOS BY RICHELIEU"
  • TKL HSC (merlot lining)
  • Made in Wisconsin, USA