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Only shipping within Continental US. This banjo came to me in very rough shape but underwent major restoration and is now in great playing condition. 5-String Fretless Gourd Banjo $325 (pdx > Eugene) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. A 5-string banjo has one short thread and four standard-length threads. The others are absent. FREE SHIPPING! Email Us                                                                        Backyard Music YouTube channel But the banjo will be packed carefully and shipped insured via UPS ground to the lower 48 states only. 12 inch rim. 11 7/8 pot looks like it will clean up well. For Sale: Fairbanks Regent 5 string Fretless Banjo made circa 1900. Dallas fretless banjo made in England. 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The strings are a custom set of D'Addario nylon and composite classical guitars. We offer fretless versions of both the Basic and Fireside banjos with inlaid markers at the position of the 3rd, 5th, 7th, 10th, and 12th frets. This instrument DOES NOT have any position markers other than the 5th string nut which is set at 6 3/32" which corresponds to the 5th fret on a 26 1/8" scale banjo. Please email me with any questions. Banjos For Sale on Reverb. This is a new Barry Sholder 5 string Gourd Fretless Banjo#093 This ones a beauty. Free shipping within United States. I will discount $100.00 from the sale price. Ship only to the lower 48. it low and see where it goes. So on a shelf it sat. ebay page x`x` Six String Fretless Banjo + Gig Bag Up for sale is an unusual vintage 6 string fretless banjo and gig bag. If you would like to request photos of any part of this banjo let me know and I try to get some better shots and email them to you. The finger board is walnut. From 1883 to 1889 he sold, but did not produce, banjos under his name. In Banjo Quest 27 we start our fretless clawhammer banjo journey. 2-ply 11 inch diameter rim with 1/2" wall thickness and walnut rim bottom cap. Comes with padded gig bag. The length of the neck from nut to rim is a comfortable 18" Other features include all raw brass hardware, Gotoh tuners, skin head and nylon strings. Would make a nice fretless neck for tack head style project. The interior of the gourd has been fiberglass for durability and better acoustics. Includes dowel stick for a 11"+/ rim. Packaging. But I know I won't get round to it anytime soon, so I have decided to let it go to another good home. Extra strings. All Wood. Banjo Rims. George is no longer making banjos and these are getting really difficult to find. 1/4 inches in thickness and approximately 12 inches in diameter. No issues with this thing. I had to put on a skin and I added a claw style tailpiece and a Cole style bridge made out of oak. There is no case. John Peterson#55 12-14-2010. Note about the photos: I was having trouble getting shots without glare. The head diameter is approximately 11" It is almost true round. I have indicated what parts attract a magnet and which do not. Whether you're a long time player or just getting started pickin' and grinnin', Reverb's got a banjo that's right for you, from brand new Gold Tones and Deerings to vintage Washburn banjos. feel free to email me with any questions! No Knot tailpiece. This banjo is in great condition. For Sale: Fretless clawhammer banjo. The neck is made out of poplar with an oak fretboard. So never the less I fiberglassed the interior of the gourd. Great banjo for frailing Old Time music! ec2.RcmdId ViewItemDescV4,RlogId p4%60bo7%60jtb9%3Fvo%7B%3Dd70f%2B%3Eec2-149037875cf-0x10e-. Please see our other ebay site for all auctions and second hand listings. Used but in very good condition. This is banjo number 18 from Nate. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS OUTSIDE EUROPE EMAIL BEFORE BIDDING IT WILL BE EXPENSIVE THANKS Charles Skinner. its quite warm and loud for its size. From about 1890 onwards, he extensively advertised and sold his own patent"Highbridge" or"Finger Rest" banjos and zither-banjos, a feature of which was his own(Skinner) Tone Bar"a device fitted to the instrument parallel to the strings on which the little finger of the right hand could rest whilst plucking the strings. Appalachian mountain banjos click on an image below for more details. About. It has a 11 1/2” metal clad rim. Thanks for your interest! Round dowel through the pot. I installed Nylgut strings. He designed this banjo to resemble early Dobsons. Please ask any questions before bidding and good luck! this banjo comes with a hard case and a guitar strap. The banjo comes with a high quality Gaurdian case. Extra string sets available.gourdbanjosbybarry. I also had to tip the neck very slightly so I added and end cap to the dowel to avoid any possibility of it cracking. It was in a smoke house for many years and its fret board had fallen off. We are the Manchester branch of Hobgoblin Music. Early and oldtime banjos. The Laurel Creek Special. If you want more pictures. Available in the hard wood of your choice (cherry, black walnut, and/or maple) with a calf skin head. Nut to end of fretboard measurement is approximately 17-7/8". When I bought it the pot had some paint speckles on it– I am guessing it sat on the floor when someone painted the wall or ceiling with a roller. Bart Reiter Fretless Banjo: REDUCED PRICE! looks great and sounds amazing! It is in fantastic condition and sounds incredible with Nylgut strings. It is strung with Nylgut Classic strings with the exception of the 5 th string. This example has the double heads which you don't see very frequently. It has"W Temlett Maker 1450" stamped on the perch pole. Prices. Gigbags. 4.9 out of 5 stars (17) Total Ratings 17, $499.00 New ... New Barry Sholder Fretless 5 String Gourd Banjo #416. The strings are a custom set of DiAddario nylon and composite classical guitar strings. FOR SALE. Mahogany neck Curly maple fretless fingerboard Ebony friction violin tuners Barry Sholder standard 5 string banjo strings * extras available on the accessories page Canteen Gourd 9 3/4" dia. I have no way of knowing if all parts are original. The gourd is a Canteen style measuring 10 1/4" dia x 4" deep and has a 2 1/2" soundport. Banjo Specs; Blog; Contact; Hello! This is a very old vintage 5 string banjo set up as a fretless banjo. The entire gourd has been burned(Pyrography) with a maple leaf pattern. Video clips. $325. Some kind of veneer fingerboard, and currently has nylagut strings with a steel fifth string. Old time Mountain Folk Art Painted on Banjo Head. This is a UK only sale and I will not post the instrument abroad. They were made in 1986 one day apart. NO RESERVE! Has metal friction pegs, neck is straight includes gig bag. The Minstrel 12" Banjo is a fretless banjo with a premium grade deer rawhide head and a rosewood finger board. I am listing a bunch of banjo parts and a handmade fretted open back soon. Thanks for looking! I have a bridge cut to accommodate 7 strings if the new owner wants to go this way. Including acoustic and electro acoustic guitars, and bass guitars, autoharps, fiddles, mandolins, banjos and ukuleles. There's some rust on one of the brackets. this is a used in great condition banjo! I bought it Dec. of 2013 and tried to learn how to play for a month. The Bad River Name. 35" Pot diameter is 12" and 2 3/8" deep. Scroll down to Cripple Creek, click it on and listen to this banjo. Used for bluegrass and country music, and for old time and song accompaniment in the British Isles. Unusual inlay includes FRET DOTS ON SIDE ON NECK. there or something, it was always like that for me. Back of the headstock ha s acircle, perhaps there was a coin. It is 1.25" Ships via UPS Ground(Fully Insured) to anywhere in the US or Canada. the tuning pegs are violin-style... >>See ad A very beautiful instrument. I have a couple sound files made with this instrument that I loaded onto my Banjo Hangout profile page- John Henry with simple guitar accompaniment. Kits and banjos are offered at the same prices as the fretted versions, though the following options are available and popular: Not fancy. In some places it is a little more than 11" The overall pot exterior depth is 2 3/4" Total neck length: 23" from base of heel to top of headstock. Gigbags and straps are available: gourdbanjobybarry.com. Seller added the following information: I KEEP TRYING TO POST A VIDEO OF THE RECORDING THIS BANJO WAS USED IN SO YOU ALL CAN HEAR WHAT IT SOUNDS LIKE BUT EBAY WILL NOT LET IT WORK. The strings are steel. I picked it up in Pennsylvania many years ago. The shortest one is tuned to make higher musical notes. I mostly play and teach banjo and have made a few different types of one of a kind banjos over the years as time allows. Please refer to the photos. 5 String Banjo This is an unusual banjo that has been fully restored to like-new condition. Peghead overlay, and heel cap. I'd say. Blog. 0fe.RcmdId ViewItemDescV4,RlogId p4%60bo7%60jtb9%3Fuk%601d70f%2B%3E0fe-14526efc1a9-0x105-, This is a wonderful example of a fretless 5 string old open back banjo. Has an amber Elite head and 24 notch 11" brass tension hoop with a rolled brass tone ring. I’m Paul Corrigan. a burned maple leaf pattern. $100. Tailpiece is a Romero style that keeps the strings from rubbing the edge of the gourd. It would also allowed me to in effect remove the bow from. I have a degree in Appalachian Studies from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, where I … So PLEASE before you bid please make sure you can afford/ want the item as for us every sale count. Condition: Used - Excellent Condition | Category: Banjos | Location: PQ Canada Posted 6/16/2020 by Carl Arcand | Updated 7/7/2020 1921 Vega Style N 1928 Vega Little Wonder 1928 Vega Tubaphone Which I believe was made before 1900. Richlite’s fretboards are an acoustically superior product and the perfect alternative ebony fretboard. See my work below, learn more about me & get in touch. All questions welcome. favorite this post Nov 9 Unique Fretless Banjo $120 (pdx > Cully) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Super restoration project.Rare antique Fretless 5 string banjo made by J.K.Simson of London, it measures 88 cm long, skin measures 28cm diam, mother of pearl inlay, as to condition, part of the ebony fingerboard has come loose from the neck as well as the ebony around the machine heads(need gluing down) two machine heads(pegs) are missing(see photos) some damage to the inlay at bottom of fingerboard, some parts are present(see photos) there is a crack on the neck(see photos) vellum skin needs replacing, 41 skin tensioners of wich 4 are missing one is missing its nut, makers name and Number 86 are stamped on dowel stick J.K.Simson London, please view all photos as they form part of the description) super antique banjo with great potential. If possible, I will post a link here. It has a deep. Order your custom banjo today and it will be ready Winter 2021! For comparison. A home made tack head 5 string fretless banjo. All other locations please email for fees. Just be clear it is a player's banjo and not in collectible condition. I've never had steel strings on it. This instrument needs cleaning. Banjo are made to be played and have fun they are going to suffer some bumps here and there. Appears to have been refinished at some point with a newer striped ebony fretless fingerboard with scoop. Original dowel stick and dowel stick mounting hardware. This is an antique Buckabee banjo that someone restored to have a sheet brass fingerboard. And I did not want to remove the patina to find out. Google John Peterson Banjo. The tuner buttons are ivory colored plastic. This banjo is a blast to play and in fine condition. Check your country first before you bid. No case. Should have 20 but one is missing. On offer is a 7-String fretless banjo from the Minstrel Era circa 1860-1890. As per the headstock. Fretless Tackhead 5 String Banjo Home Made and Funky L@@K! The 5 th string broke so I replaced it with a steel string and I actually like it better since it isn’t quite as bouncy as the Nylgut. AbusBill. I do not know what the metal is. Over 40 years later, we’ve grown into one of the world’s most respected sellers of new, used, and vintage fretted instruments.Learn more Although Fretless, the banjo has flush-frets, sometimes called faux-frets which makes playing a little easier for players new to the playing of such fretless instruments. If shipping out of the lower 48 USA I will disassemble neck from pot to make shipping safer and box smaller. For those players who want an authentic old time banjo sound and understand the idea of a fretless instrument, this one is for you. The unusually large gourd size gives this banjo a very deep tone. see photo) There is no damage of any sort, and just a bit of shininess on the fingerboard from finger-wear. For your consideration A 2008 Bart Reiter fretless standard banjo. I have damaged ligaments in my elbow which keep me from playing more than a few minutes every now and then. The overall conditiono f the instrument is very good considering its age. Our fretboards are durable and moisture acclimated making them inherently stable. In this late period in Cole's manufacturing timeline they were making instruments for other companies. $250. This should give you a link to my home page. Nicely crafted in Ashville North Carolina is this Pigsah 5 string FRETLESS banjo. Tunneled fifth string, which is cool. In some of the photos I had the black plastic tuner buttons on. It has a skin head in excellent shape. Custom Open Back Banjo by Chuck Lee. Finger style classical banjo also uses the 5 string, but is less common now. Sounds funky and old timey. The is covered in goatskin and has bronze tone tacks. The wood of the pot is a light wood. Scale length is approximately 25.5 inches. I then sealed the fret board with a satin rub on finish. See his website. But not quite. RcmdId ViewItemDescV4,RlogId p4%60bo7%60jtb9%3Fuk.rp*3A%3Cd%3Ff6%3E-149c81353aa-0xff-, This is a very nice banjo c1880 beautifully made.It is missing 4 hooks some holders but one is spare on the back. After Samuel Swaim Stewart passed away, his company passed through several hands. $20 extra shipping in USA, Other countries please ask before bidding.Ask any questions, rather not be sending this back and forth. C. 1860-1880. The gourd, I was sanding on the belt-sander sent it sailing into the driveway and cracked it. Only for sale because I am thining not my collection. The neck is XXX Curly Maple topped with a fretless Purpleheart fingerboard and peghead overlay. Backyard Music, PO Box 561                                                                   Terms and Conditions, Mahogany "drum head" instead of Italian poplar plywood, $22. If you have any questions about this banjo please feel free to contact us as much as you like. All sales final no returnes buyer payes actual shipping lower 48 only! I will include a scale sheet for the position markers for up to 24 fret positions in case the buyer wants to add side markers. The finish work is done adequately but inexpert. The instrument dates to the turn of the last century and was probaly made in the UK. Timewasters are the bane of our life. The Nut is ebony and filed for gut strings. Glued and tacked the skinhead on. Extra string sets and straps at.gourdbanjosbybarry. Has a mahogany neck and maple rim. There are a couple of photos/areas where it looks as if the nickle plated parts appear to be discolored(Especially the photo of the whole banjo) This is NOT the case! this with FREE SHIPPING to help keep things simple! Featuring a lovely Boucher style neck and ebony tuners. Usually in the style popularised by Earl Scruggs, and players look for a resonator and tone ring. It is missing a few retaining rings but the skin is still tight. Buyer pays flat rate shipping of $35 to anywhere in the Continental US. At this point in time this is not only a wonderful banjo to play, but it has also. import duties. I really don't have much money in this so I'm going to start. If you would like to hear how it sounds, just shoot me an email and I will give you a link to where you can hear it. 18 tension hooks, Maple neck and fingerboard with 22 frets. Fretless kits are also available. hand corner. Fretless Banjo, Concertone Fretless Conversion Banjo from the 1920s or 1930s, F.B. Mike Ramsey 12" Fretless with Presentation Grade inlays. The instrument dates to the turn of the last century and was probaly made in the UK. NO INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS! Walnut neck. It could be set up as a 6 string zither banjo too obviously since it has 6 tuners. S-shaped scoop in fretboard for extra-easy playing over t OLD ESTATE FIND- OLD OLD BANJO- FRETLESS- NEEDS REPAIR- VERY SOLID 34" LONG X 11" POT- PLEASE VIEW PHOTOS PART OF DESCRIPTION- ASK ANY QUESTIONS- YOU DECIDE This picture item is the exact item you will receive I try to take the most accurate Photos of my items and leave the final determination of the condition and grade to you based on pictures and description provided. Please feel free to email me and I will reply as soon as possible. Every deal counts for us so we will endeaver answer you questions as soon as they are posted and resolve any problems which you may have. $48.00 shipping. Thanks, Don. Please call us if you are looking to sell instruments by Martin, Gibson, Fender, Epiphone, Vega, Gretsch, National, Fairbanks. Thank you and good. The banjo has been discounted $40.00 and is perfect. Asking $1500. It currently has a fiberskin head on it. They were made one day apart. There is a small hole for 5th string nut.But no nut The measurements are. Shipping will include insurance. These were most likely from Buckbee or Dobson but no way of knowing for sure. Has been completely refurbished. Richlite has numerous advantages for the maker, manufacturer, or player of stringed instruments. Items are sold( AS IS) and are often of considerable age and will exhibit wear that may not be listed in description the absence of condition remarks does not mean it is in perfect condition PLEASE ANY QUESTIONS AT ALL E- MAIL ME `4`.RcmdId ViewItemDescV4,RlogId p4%60bo7%60jtb9%3Feog4d71f%2B%3E%604%60-14a3c28dcf5-0x10a-, Fretless 5-string banjo. This is the second part of my introduction to fretless banjo where we learn the dark arts of fretless technique. by J. G. Abbott. See the pics. tins and things. I would rate it 9.5 out of 10. Plays, and sounds, great. become a collectible piece of art. The gourd is a canteen style measuring 9 1/2" dia x 5 1/2" deep with a maple leaf sound hole. SERIAL NUMBER: 287. Testimonials. The bridges does not look original as the 6th string is too close to the edge and action is quite high. My website is stuartbrothersmusic.com. Features include a nice ebony peghead backstrap& neck heel. The Weyanoke. Plastic top nut. The tension hoop plating is dull, but the banjo is in like new condition. The violin type friction tuners operate pretty smoothly and hold tune well. Rosewood violin friction tuners and new custom string set. On 22-Nov-14 at 13:05:07 GMT. 1883 sn: 2381, New Barry Sholder Gourd 5 String Fretless Banjo #093, RARE AND COLLECTABLE 1867 Henry Dobson Fretless 5 String Banjo, Vintage 19th Century Six 6 String Fretless Banjo + Gig Bag, 5 string Fretless Banjo "Appalachian Style", Stanley hicks fretless banjo and dulcimer set watauga county, Deering Goodtime Fretless and Scooped Openback 5 String Banjo. The neck is straight. 12" Fretless Open-Back Banjo with Internal Resonator, Barry Sholder Gourd 5 string fretless Banjo #122WS "Rufus" woodspirit, Unknown Name Banjo - Very Old Fretless Banjo, Mike Ramsey Chanterelle 5 String Open Back Fretless Banjo In Hard Case, Barry Sholder Gourd 5 string Fretless Banjo #51C Curly maple, Vintage J.E. Nate Calkins Fretless Minstrel open back Boucher neck Banjo, RARE ANTIQUE BANJO J.K.SIMSON BANJO FRETLESS BANJO LONDON BANJO No86 restoraton. He was a minstrel performer and teacher. The pot has the original steel hoop tone ring. For auction. Generally in nice shape. 5 String Open Back. Tailpiece is made from walnut. For old time clawhammer or frailing styles, an open backed simpler model is better. I don't have a case for this but I have shipped many banjos and it will be packed well. The reason is that many banjo players like to learn the technique of sliding notes along a fretless surface, especially in the lower range near the Peg Head. 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