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    Nicely preserved S.S. Stewart Special Thoroughbred banjo. Nice straight cherry neck with carved heel. Metal clad rim. 11" skin head. With period HSC (purple lining). VG-EC except could use some work (dress frets, minor setup, 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 
  • Nice straight neck!
  • SN 60030
  • c.1896-99
  • VG-EC *(see below)
  • Original finish
  • Cherry neck with fancy carved heel
  • V-profile up to 5th fret then fills out to more of a C-shape
  • Cherry dowel stick, adjustable neck brace
  • Neck brace stamped "PAT. / JULY 17,94."
  • Metal clad maple rim with amber finish
  • Fancy peghead shape
  • Headstock overlay features fancy floral pearl and abalone inlays
  • Friction tuners with cream buttons
  • 22-fret ebony fingerboard with pearl diamond inlays, star at 12th fret
  • Red-brown-green wood underlay under fingerboard and headstock
  • ~11" skin head stamped "SLINGLERLAND / SELECT / CALF"
  • 28 brackets
  • No Knot Elite tailpiece
  • Grained ivoroid "S.S. STEWART / PHIL'A. PA." plaque on dowel stick
  • Grained ivoroid "SPECIAL THOROUGHBRED" plaque on rim
  • Stamped headstock shape with "TRADE / S.S.S. / MARK" stamped on dowel stick
  • Circular trade mark on rim with picture of a Thoroughbred horse 
  • 1-1/4" nut, ~27" scale
  • Built in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
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S.S. Stewart Special Thoroughbred (c.1896-99)

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AS-IS
Used

SKU: 60U-212148

Regular price
$2,000 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$2,000 USD
Nicely preserved S.S. Stewart Special Thoroughbred banjo. Nice straight cherry neck with carved heel. Metal clad rim. 11" skin head. With period HSC (purple lining). VG-EC except could use some work (dress frets, minor setup, 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 
  • Nice straight neck!
  • SN 60030
  • c.1896-99
  • VG-EC *(see below)
  • Original finish
  • Cherry neck with fancy carved heel
  • V-profile up to 5th fret then fills out to more of a C-shape
  • Cherry dowel stick, adjustable neck brace
  • Neck brace stamped "PAT. / JULY 17,94."
  • Metal clad maple rim with amber finish
  • Fancy peghead shape
  • Headstock overlay features fancy floral pearl and abalone inlays
  • Friction tuners with cream buttons
  • 22-fret ebony fingerboard with pearl diamond inlays, star at 12th fret
  • Red-brown-green wood underlay under fingerboard and headstock
  • ~11" skin head stamped "SLINGLERLAND / SELECT / CALF"
  • 28 brackets
  • No Knot Elite tailpiece
  • Grained ivoroid "S.S. STEWART / PHIL'A. PA." plaque on dowel stick
  • Grained ivoroid "SPECIAL THOROUGHBRED" plaque on rim
  • Stamped headstock shape with "TRADE / S.S.S. / MARK" stamped on dowel stick
  • Circular trade mark on rim with picture of a Thoroughbred horse 
  • 1-1/4" nut, ~27" scale
  • Built in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
  • With (more...)