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VNTG 5 STRING CORTLEY TONE RING BANJO 24 BOLTS W/ CASE

Sold ! This banjo is no longer for sale (sold on 2010-10-11)
Price : US $115.00



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Here is a terrific, vintage banjo.  I do not play this instrument but I will try to describe it the best I can.  On the headstock it says:  CORTLEY.  I am pretty sure it is Asian made.  Altogether it measures about 39'' long.  The top round part of the banjo has a diameter of about 11 1/2'' and the bottom part of the banjo has a diameter of about 13 3/4''.  It has ~5~ strings....4 on the headstock and one more on the side.  The tuners look like they were changed at some time...you can see the holes where they used to be on the back of the headstock.  It has ~22~ brass frets and ~7~ inlaid, mother-of pearl rectangular shaped position markers.  It has ~24~ bolts around it (all are intact).  It has a tone ring.  It has a wooden arm rest.  The head skin says:  REMO WEATHER KING BANJO, MADE IN U.S.A.  No rips or tears in the skin.  Has a wooden bridge.  The backside has a few scratches...nothing major (give it character!).  It has 2 decorative lines inlaid on the back.  There is also a slight chip on the backside of the neck (again-nothing major-took a close-up photo).  My Father-in-law came over and played it and it sounded awesome!  He said it was very nice.  It comes neatly packed in a hard carry case.  Inside of the case is lined with a black, felt-like material.  Latches work fine and carry handle intact.  There is also a leather strap and a brass finger pick with it.  Would make a w


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