Category Archive: Pre-owned Banjos

(USED) OME North Star banjo, open-back 5-string, curly maple – $1,975

Just in on trade – a beautiful OME North Star open back maple 5-string. It was traded here by the original purchaser on a new custom OME NorthStar resonator banjo. The NORTH STAR features the OME Vintage brass tone ring fitted to an 11”, 2-ply solid maple rim to produce our clearest, brightest Old-time banjo tone. Mahogany, Walnut or Curly

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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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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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(USED) (2013) Stelling walnut Master Flower 5-string banjo, fine! – $3,675

(USED)  Another of the finest hand-crafted instruments in all of BLUEGRASS music – The Stelling Master Flower 5-string banjo. For those who like the popular Stelling Sunflower inlay pattern but prefer fancy walnut, peghead binding, and purfling rings in the resonator, the Master Flower is the answer: So…STELLING MasterFlower with Tony Pass 600TS Old Wood Rim & CASE – fancy walnut neck and resonator with sunburst stain, Stelling patented tone

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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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