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ALVAREZ Ventura GIBSON MASTERTONE COPY 5 STRING BANJO

Sold ! This banjo is no longer for sale (sold on 2011-02-15)
Price : US $495.00



ALVAREZ Ventura GIBSON MASTERTONE COPY 5 STRING BANJO


Very nice Ventura 5-string flathead banjo made in the 70's by Alvarez.

This is a close copy of the Gibson Mastertone with the bowtie inlay pattern.

Features:

19-hole bronze tone ring

Spring-loaded clamshell tailpiece

Two-legged armrest

Fiddle-style peghead

Four geared tuners (one knob has been replaced)

Friction fifth string tuner (tight, works well)

Fifth-string spikes installed at frets 7, 9, and 10

Mahogany neck with dark brown bindings

Grover 1/2'' maple bridge with bone inserts

New Fiberskyn head

Rosewood or mahogany resonator

26.25'' scale length

''Custom made'' truss rod cover (used on the better models).

Condition is excellent. Clean. No issues. Minimal wear & tear.

Nickel plating is bright and corrosion-free.

The lockable (key included) hardshell case is in great condition also.

Neckstrap included.





































Sold ! This banjo is sold (sold on 2011-02-15)



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