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SOLD – (NEW) OME Flora 11″ Open-Back 5-String Banjo, Curly Maple with Aged Metal Hardware, #6666 – SOLD

(NEW) Our best selling open back banjos are handcrafted in Boulder, CO by the good folks at OME. We’ve had a hard time keeping them in stock, as the Wizards and Floras and Jubilees just seem to fly out of here. Continuing our obsession with these relatively new OME open back designs, we turned up the heat on this one and ordered the FLORA model (brass tube tone ring) in CURLY MAPLE with tung oil finish and wooden armrest.

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The FLORA utilizes the OME 5/16” rolled brass tone-ring fitted to a 9/16” 2-ply solid maple rim to increase tonal response and brilliance. Gracefully designed abalone and MOP shell inlays, Curly maple tone-woods, and OME Aged Brass hardware are standard.

FLORA FEATURES INCLUDE:

NECK:

 Curly Maple
 25.5” scale and 1.34” nut width
 17 Fret ebony fingerboard with S-scoop
 Two-way adjustable truss rod
 MOP & abalone Floral inlays
 Victorian peghead with ebony overlay
 Boat shaped ebony capped heel
 Inlayed front and side position markers
 Hardened nickel-silver frets and bone string nut
 Capo spikes at 7th and 9th frets
 OME Planetary tuners with amber knobs
 Tung-oil varnish finish

BODY:

 11” 2-ply solid maple rim
 Rolled 5/16” brass tone ring
 Ebonite capped and simulated tortoise bound rim
24 rim brackets & Sweetone tailpiece
 Heavy notched tension hoop & Renaissance head
 Adjustable rim-rod & Trillium bridge
 Aged brass hardware & satin lacquer finish
 Deluxe hard-shell, plush-lined case
OME rosewood armrest

The banjo is ($2,650) the curly maple upgrade is ($200) and the very cool wooden armrest is ($75)

OME really has a hit on their hands with these new traditional “old timey” instruments – which quickly became our best sellers. Congratulations to OME on their brilliant new take on a timeless design.

These are truly lovely banjos. And look at that serial number:  Numero 6666 

Six to the fourth power!

Hard case included in price, of course.

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Serial # 6666   Price: $2,925

AMW Price: SOLD (DA) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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