Category Archive: Other Banjos

(USED) OME 12″ Open-Back Walnut “Tupelo” Banjo – $1,625

(USED) The OME TUPELO is the most basic Old-Time model from our friends at the OME Banjo Partnership in Boulder, Colorado. It features the shorter 25.5” scale, wider 1.34” nut width, and a 17 fret S-scoped fingerboard. The 2-ply solid maple rim is 9/16” thick and is capped with black ebonite and bound with simulated tortoise shell. The OME 12” maple Tone Rim construction combined

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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

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(Just Arrived!) (NEW) Chuck Lee banjo – 11″ Open Back GLEN ROSE Model, Walnut, with ELECTRIC Tone Ring – $3,450

Just arrived! Our newest prize from our pal Chuck Lee. If you like a somewhat brighter and shimmering voice in your open back banjo – we offer Chuck’s version of the Whyte Laydie. Need volume?  Check!  Need sustain?  Got it! A Glen Rose model, 11″ with “Electric” tone ring, walnut neck, black-stained maple rim, Glen Rose peg head shape, Man in

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(NEW) Gold Tone Bela Fleck model ML-1 “Missing Link” baritone banjo – $1,425

(Just Arrived) (NEW) We’re known mostly for high end American-made stringed instruments – flat top steel string guitars, mandolins, ukuleles, reso-phonics, etc. But the shop is also full of some interesting import folk instruments – many of which come from our friends at GOLD TONE with their emphasis on “Folkternative” instruments. So, if you’re hankering for a Gold Tone Weissenborn or Octave mandolin or

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SOLD – (NEW) Chuck Lee Open-back banjo 12″ Lone Star, vintage walnut with aged brass hardware – SOLD

(Just Arrived) (NEW) Our best old-timey open back banjos continue to be the Chuck Lee banjos – this one will be serial # 714 and features the light weight but full, earthy, and authentic pop and “cluck” that comes from Chuck’s unique build style, Dobson-style neck heel, wood integral tone rim and 2-ply bent maple rim. Featuring traditional dowel rod construction, handsome aged brass hardware, No-Knot tailpiece,

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(NEW) OME 11″ North Star Minstrel Bluegrass 5-string banjo, Cherry, Varnish, radiused fretboard – “woody!” – $3,497

(NEW) Our best selling open back banjos are handcrafted in Boulder, CO by the good folks at OME. We love their woody sound, and the feel and vibe of the satin varnish finish. We love the aged brass hardware, and frankly, we just love and respect the people there and love sending them the business. We’re in the love business, and

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(NEW) Bishline Custom Walnut Heirloom – Wonderful New Banjo! – SOLD

(JUST ARRIVED) Quickly becoming our favorite bluegrass banjo to get real creative with regard to custom features, we are proud to feature the Bishline brand from our pal Rob Bishline in Tulsa, OK. Bishline Heirloom Video! The fit and finish of these banjos rivals the finest (and costliest) instruments on the market and the tone is responsive, strong, musical, and versatile.

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(USED) Deering Calico Curly Maple Banjo – Like New – $3,150

The Calico by DEERING (USED) Super-clean used five string resonator BLUEGRASS banjo by the folks at Deering. Light amber finish, super curly maple neck, and resonator. A FINE sounding banjo is very clean (indistinguishable from new, basically) condition. A very strong sound, with crispness and power in every register. Clean, clean, clean! Deering Hardshell case included. General description from the Deering website: CALICO:

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(NEW) Huber Workhorse 5-String Maple Bluegrass Banjo – SOLD

HUBER “WORKHORSE” RESONATOR BANJO The Huber “Workhorse” is a welcomed addition to our banjo department! A true “workhorse” has all the essential qualities with none of the fluff. A true “workhorse” is affordable and represents a great value. A true “workhorse” allows no compromise where tone, stability and playability are concerned but avoids purely cosmetic features. A “workhorse” instrument will not

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(NEW) Bishline Blonde Autumn 5-String Banjo – All Maple Custom Banjo! – $4,995

(JUST ARRIVED) Quickly becoming our favorite bluegrass banjo to get real creative with regard to custom features, we are proud to feature the Bishline brand from our pal Rob Bishline in Tulsa, OK. The fit and finish of these banjos rivals the finest (and costliest) handcrafted instruments on the market and the tone is responsive, strong, musical, and versatile. The playability

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(SOLD) Gold Star GF-100HF Hearts & Flowers – ON SALE!! – SOLD

(NEW) GOLD STAR GF-100HF “HEARTS & FLOWERS” RESONATOR BANJO & CASE. The reissue of a very popular bluegrass banjo from the 80’s. Features include mahogany neck and resonator, 3-ply rock maple rim w/ sand cast bell bronze flathead tone ring, 1-piece die cast flange, presto-style tailpiece, triple nickel plated hardware, dual coordinator rods, adjustable truss rod, ebony fingerboard w/ “hearts &

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(NEW) Bishline ZIRICOTE Limited – Fabulous Custom Banjo! – $7,995

(JUST ARRIVED) Quickly becoming our favorite bluegrass banjo to get real creative with regard to custom features, we are proud to feature the Bishline brand from our pal Rob Bishline in Tulsa, OK. The fit and finish of these banjos rivals the finest (and costliest) instruments on the market and the tone is responsive, strong, musical, and versatile. The playability

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SOLD – OME Jubilee mahogany banjo (open back) FRETLESS!!! – SOLD

(NEW) Our best selling open back banjos are made in Boulder, CO by the good folks at OME. Continuing our obsession with these relatively new OME open back designs, we thought we’d go “all the way back” and order a fretless model – Tanya at OME recommended the 12″ JUBILEE model in mahogany with varnish finish for the clarity and warmth we have

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SOLD – OME Custom Southern Cross, Walnut, Radiused Brazilian fretboard – SOLD

(NEW) As promised, our latest custom banjo from our good friends at OME in Boulder, Colorado – a professional grade Bluegrass style (Claro Walnut) AGED BRASS plated resonator banjo in high gloss finish with a TONY PASS thin skirt BIRCH rim and OME’s great new HG50 “pre-war” bronze alloy flathead Bluegrass tone ring. Presto tailpiece, double-cut peghead style, Remo head, Sosebee

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(NEW) Wildwood Exotic Wood Series – $1,975

NEW and positvely magnificent! 11″ traditional open back banjo built with Bubinga, Wenge, and Maple woods with frailing scoop and Grenadillo wood tone ring. Neck has laminated center strip of contrasting woods (maple & wenge) and the neck and rim are bound with curly maple! Wonderfully lightweight banjo with plenty of volume and a bright but woody tone … A thing

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