Bart Reiter A Scale Standard Open Back 5 String Banjo
This banjo is no longer for sale (sold on 2011-03-06)
Price : US $910.00
Bart Reiter Standard A-flat scale model 5-string open back banjo. This is what folks call and ''A-scale'' banjo with a shorter 24.6 inch scale length. It is actualy an A-flat scale, like putting a capo at the first fret of a regular 26.2'' scale length. Can be tuned up to A with light strings or down to G with medium strings. Slightly used but in excellent condition. Comes with a flat top TKL hard shell case. $39 insured UPS shipping to the lower 48 states. Has a mahogany neck and maple rim. Ebony fingerboard and peghead veneer. Satin lacquer finish with brown stain. Has an amber Elite head and 24 notch 11'' tension hoop with a rolled brass tone ring. 2-ply 11 inch diameter rim with 1/2'' wall thickness and black rim bottom. End of fingerboard is scooped and has 17 frets with dot inlays. Pearl star in peghead. Most of the nickel plated hardware is made in the USA by Stewart-MacDonald. Five Star planetary tuners and geared fifth peg. No Knot tailpiece. 24.6 inch scale length. Heel adjustable truss rod. Made entirely by me in my East Lansing, Michigan USA banjo shop. Serial number is 3429, made in 2011.
Thanks, Bart Reiter
This banjo is sold (sold on 2011-03-06)
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