Acme Professional by S.S. Stewart (c.1900)

sku: 60U-202081
A lovely banjo from circa 1900, this Acme Professional by S.S. Stewart features an 11” metal clad rim and a cherry neck with a carved heel. The 22-fret fingerboard is decorated with pearl and abalone vine inlay work and a 3-layer wood underlay. It’s equipped with nickel hardware and mechanical friction pegs with ivoroid buttons. This openback banjo could use some work (sold AS-IS, see Details section below), but overall it’s in very good+ condition.   More Details...

  • 11" metal clad rim
  • Cherry neck with carved heel
  • 22-fret fingerboard with pearl and abalone vine inlay
  • 3-layer wood underlay under fingerboard
  • 1-1/4" nut
  • ~27" scale
  • Nickel hardware
  • 30 brackets
  • Elite tailpiece
  • Headstock overlay features a star and floral inlays
  • Mechanical friction pegs with ivoroid buttons
  • Replacement nut
  • Made by S.S. Stewart for Sears & Roebuck
  • Very rough hardshell case
  • VGC+ with repaired dowel stick and could use work (seat and dress frets, adjust tuners, restring, and setup, etc. - sold AS-IS)