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    Nice banjo by S.S. Stewart. Elaborate carved heel. ~11-1/2" metal clad rim. Ebony fingerboard and headstock overlay with fancy pearl inlays. Strung with Aquila nylon strings and setup for G tuning. With chipboard SSC. VG-EC. On consignment
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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 example of S.S. Stewart banjos
  • SN 5020
  • c.1890 - 1894
  • VG-EC
  • Cherry neck with elaborate carved heel
  • V-shaped neck profile till 5th fret then more D-shaped
  • 19-fret ebony fingerboard with fancy pearl inlays
  • Star and sliver moon on 3rd and 7th fret, diamonds and other assorted shapes on other frets
  • Ebony peghead overlay with fancy inlays (missing one small inlay)
  • 3 layers of wood underlay under fingerboard and headstock
  • Metal-clad wood rim with Brazilian rosewood veneer
  • ~11-1/2" skin head, 30 brackets, couple of changed hooks and nuts
  • Stewart "Common Sense" tailpiece is open in middle
  • Newer Champion-style tuners with black buttons
  • Metal plaque on dowel stick reads " THOROUGHBRED / S.S. STEWART"
  • "S.S. STEWART / PHILA. PA." stamped into dowel stick
  • 1-1/4" nut, ~27-3/8" scale
  • Set up with Aquila synthetic strings for G tuning
  • With chipboard SSC
  • On consignment

S.S. Stewart Thoroughbred No. 2 Open Back Banjo (c.1890-94)

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SKU: 60U-209482

Regular price
$2,250 USD
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$2,250 USD
Nice banjo by S.S. Stewart. Elaborate carved heel. ~11-1/2" metal clad rim. Ebony fingerboard and headstock overlay with fancy pearl inlays. Strung with Aquila nylon strings and setup for G tuning. With chipboard SSC. VG-EC. On consignment
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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 example of S.S. Stewart banjos
  • SN 5020
  • c.1890 - 1894
  • VG-EC
  • Cherry neck with elaborate carved heel
  • V-shaped neck profile till 5th fret then more D-shaped
  • 19-fret ebony fingerboard with fancy pearl inlays
  • Star and sliver moon on 3rd and 7th fret, diamonds and other assorted shapes on other frets
  • Ebony peghead overlay with fancy inlays (missing one small inlay)
  • 3 layers of wood underlay under fingerboard and headstock
  • Metal-clad wood rim with Brazilian rosewood veneer
  • ~11-1/2" skin head, 30 brackets, couple of changed hooks and nuts
  • Stewart "Common Sense" tailpiece is open in middle
  • Newer Champion-style tuners with black buttons
  • Metal plaque on dowel stick reads " THOROUGHBRED / S.S. STEWART"
  • "S.S. STEWART / PHILA. PA." stamped into dowel stick
  • 1-1/4" nut, ~27-3/8" scale
  • Set up with Aquila synthetic strings for G tuning
  • With chipboard SSC
  • On consignment