Friday description: Original friction pegs with grained ivoroid buttons. I strive, to achieve 5 star service! We will combine shipping to lower the cost for multiple purchases when possible. Upon searching for info on MayBell banjos, most sites had these being made by the famous Slingerland company in the 1920's and 1930's, and they have been increasingly sought by both players and collectors. Nut width is 1.25" and head is 11" This Banjo is to my knowledge in all original condition. Contact Us: For urgent information contact Bill at 847-414-0887. The Shady Grove VPB003 and VPB007 Banjo's- Please see my other items. The Banjo appears to be in very nice original condition. “No one can buy a better banjo! 22 – 3/4″ scale length (55.5cm) Nut width 33 mm If you are not certain, ask questions! IL 60040 Store hours at William H. Ltd Jewelers: 10:00 AM—6:30 PM Central Standard Time. 17 fret 4 string head and neck. Amps, other cool stuff, etc. Vintage 1920s May Bell 17-Fret tenor banjo. Any customs duty is the sole responsibility of the buyer. THIS WAS AN ATTIC FIND FROM A CLEAN OUT I RECENTLY DID AND HERE IS WHAT I KNOW. A mahogany banjo fitted with a geared 5th string tuning peg and an adjustable tailpiece. Note: Please calculate the shipping and handling fees to the winning bid and remit payment in the form below. AK& HI may be a bit more, too = check with me! There is normally a significant charge for this type of purchase- buyer will cover this cost. As mentioned before, the tailpiece is missing and will need to be replaced by new owner. PLEASE BE SURE TO VIEW ALL PHOTOS, AND READ THE DESCRIPTIONS AND ASK QUESTIONS PRIOR TO BIDDING. With some writing on the underside.Perhaps the best feature is the tailpiece. ANTIQUE WORCO 17 FRET" IRISH" TENOR BANJO- 1920's. NC 28806 ATTN, You are bidding on an Original Vintage 1920's-1930's Slingerland MayBell Tenor Banjo This rare vintage tenor banjo is in good condition. == keep your shipping material until you’ve checked for shipping dam. It comes with its original case, a No Knot tailpiece and a Remo Weather King head. n.src = "//paypal.adtag.where.com/merchant.js"; Th is is a NO RESERVE AUCTION! Vintage Stromberg-Voisinet 17-fret Resonator Tenor Banjo Manufactured by Stromberg-Voisinet. We wish to make your purchase a positive experience and hope your feedback will be positive as well! Sierra 17-Fret Irish Tenor Deering Irish Tenor banjos have the shorter 17 fret neck for a brighter, snappier sound. My main concern is about the 17 fret model tuned GDAE, a previous thread I read reported the dreaded "floppy G string" (let's keep that in context) and I really hate that. Please check with your countr, Up for auction is an antique 4-string banjo or ukulele with 11” OD birdseye maple resonator(5/8” thick) with a real leather skin(in excellent shape. This banjo and components will show wear from use and storage including scratches, scuffs, marring, etc from use and storage over the years. Usual wear for an instrument this age. Please ask any questions before bidding. Shipping: This Banjo will be ship FEDEX with insurance and must be sign by an adult at the time of delivery. This looks to be a very nice example of a early 1920's-1930's Maybell Slingerland that will be a great addition to your collection or to play with a lit, FOR AUCTION THIS EARLY 1900s 5 STRING BANJO. I have been looking at the deering tenor banjos, and really want to get one. The main difference between the 17 and 19-fret tenor banjos is the number of frets as well as the scale length. The Goodtime Two 17-Fret Tenor banjo is tuned in the Standard Tenor Tuning of C,G,D,A. 1930's Vintage Gretsch Clarophone 4-String Irish Tenor Banjo This is conditionally a very well maintained Clarophone banjo est. Product Price $999.99. De Goodtime Open Back 17-fret tenor banjo is gemaakt in de Deering Fabriek in Californië. Nice skin head. But it can be strung, tuned and played in any style you wish. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items. Inner edge of the shell has Orpheum plaque and original"Patented" stamp with patent number(see photo#27) Neck heel has a crack on the bass side that has been glued and seems stable(see photo#29) Plastic Weather King head is dirty, but with no holes. It is in remarkable condition. Will go to the highest bidder. Please let me know if there are any further questions that I can answer. This is an excellent addition to any tenor player's arsenal of instruments. Thank you and happy bidding! Except for the new strings. Fellow eBayer: This banjo was manufactured by Slingerland and the resonator is not original. Please contact me before leaving feedback- I will work with you to resolve! Gold Tone Irish Tenor - 17 Fret Tenor Banjo. I do this to protect both you as the buyer and myself for loss or damage during shipping. The rim is metal and the neck is maple. 3. Please take a minute and read our feedback! Please let me know if there are any further questions that I can answer. There is a small rub underneath the tailpiece, but other than that it is completely usable though stained from time. This puts them around 20 … 24 to 48hrs after receiving clear payment. No issues with the dowel stick. Head has no manufacture markings or signatures. It seems to play well and sounds great. All of the J-hooks are intact with original nuts. Neck: Walnut Shell: Walnut Fingerboard: Rosewood Frets: 18 Head: Remo Weatherking Brackets: 24 Tone Ring: Old time rolled brass Tailpiece: Old time style Tuners: Geared RRP: £409.00 We also sell a wide range of other Vintage Banjo's- Please see my other items. I ship the day after payment. IF YOU HAVE SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS. It comes complete with the original Deering hardshell case. RcmdId ViewItemDescV4,RlogId p4%60bo7%60jtb9%3Fuk%600d72f%2B%3F0%3C%3E-14a48c6880e-0x115-, This is a vintage 4 String Tenor Banjo with case. Or $14 /month^ with 48 month financing* Limited Time. Where do I find it? I have certainly repaired a lot worse. Some nicks and wear on body as would be expected from 80+ year-old instrument; some tarnish on arm rest and brackets; original tuners. NOT SURE WHICH IS ORIGINAL OR NOT. Features include a three-piece maple/walnut/maple neck, 17-fret rosewood fingerboard with vintage-style B&D inlays, 19” scale, 24 tension brackets with notched hoop, 11” Remo High Crown head, new Clamshell tailpiece, geared die-cast machine heads, Vega-style armrest and nickel-plated hardware. 3 all original parts 1920s 4-string tenor 17-fret, 2008 Deering Vega Little Wonder 17-Fret 4-String Tenor Banjo w/Resonator 225650, Vintage Vega Tenor Banjo Neck ( 17 fret ), VINTAGE 1920's SLINGERLAND CONCERTONE 17 FRET TENOR BANJO 100% ORIGINAL * RARE *, 30's Vintage Gretsch Clarophone 4-String Irish Tenor Banjo 17 Fret, 1920S VINTAGE SLINGERLAND BANJO 17 FRET BANJO 100% ORIGINAL VERY GOOD CONDITION, Old Vintage Gretsch 4-String Banjo 17 Fret 20 Lugs, VINTAGE 1920's SLINGERLAND 203 17 FRET TENOR BANJO 100% ORIGINAL * RARE *, Vintage Early 1900's Slingerland Tenor Banjo 4 String 17 Fret Resonator All Orig, Vintage 1920's 5 string banjo unknown mfg steel/wood body friction pegs 17 fret, Vintage 1920's Stromberg Voicinet Tenor Banjo 4 String 17 Fret Resonator Orig. Take a look at the pictures its in really good shape to be as old as it is. This is one of the nicest Slingerland May Bell banjos I have seen. We will always try to make it right. Delivering a bright, snappy sound with plenty of volume and cutting power, the Sierra 17 Fret Tenor fits right into any ceilidh. Vintage Gretsch Clarophone. Thanks for looking! USA Only. Sold as-is. As banjos are not my personal area of expertise. The banjo skin head has no rips. Tuned in 5ths like a viola or cello (C,G,D,A), this banjo … I believe although cannot guarantee the head size for this banjo is 10 15/16" Head is a older skin head on a flesh ring. ~ Up For Bid: ~ ~* ~ Great looking Banjo for Decoration or Restoration Antique 17 Fret 4 String Country Fresh Banjo This is a Great looking old Banjo that appears to be in fairly Good Condition though the Skin will need to be replaced. You are responsible for all customs fees. Tone ring is located under head, has not been removed and looks nice as far as I can see. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items. So I have toned it down with extra light strings, a soft pick and the old trick of a rolled bandana under the bridge making it sound soft and sweet, for a banjo. It could use a neck adjustment and tuning of the head. Do not miss out on it! All in all this is a nice example of a 1920's 100% vintage 17 fret tenor banjo. An excellent 17 fret tenor banjo for tune playing with a fast action Deering neck and awesome power of the Deering -06- 20 hole bell bronze tone ring. The neck is straight. USA Only. There is no serial or model number that I could find to date or identify it, maybe a banjo expert out there can help! Shipping: This Banjo will be ship FEDEX with insurance and must be sign by an adult at the time of delivery. 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