Category Archive: Other Banjos

SOLD – (USED) Chuck Lee 11″ Ovilla Vintage 5-string Banjo, Cherry Neck, Maple Rim – SOLD

(USED) Our finest old-timey open back banjos continue to be the Chuck Lee banjos – They are honest, they are organic, and they have tone that other banjos just cannot replicate. And Chuck Lee is a prince among men….. We’ve been with Chuck for quite a while. We go way back…. We sold this charming banjo new in 2007 and the purchaser

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(NEW) – OME “Wizard” 11″ Open-Back 5-String Banjo in Curly Maple – $2,490

(NEW) Our best selling open back banjos are made by the good folks at OME in Boulder, Colorado.  We’ve just received a pair (lucky us) of curly mapleWizard open-back banjos – one an 11″ and one a 12″ (both nice and curly) with all the great cluck, pop, clarity and warmth we have come to expect from our Wizards. Here is our sweet 11″ Wizard. OME really

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SOLD – (USED) OME 12″ Open-Back Walnut “Tupelo” Banjo – SOLD

(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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(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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SOLD – OME Minstrel, 12″ Open Back Banjo, Walnut – 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, this one is another WALNUT 12″  Minstrel model with all the great cluck, pop, clarity and warmth we have come to expect. OME really has a hit on their hands with these new traditional

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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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(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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