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Slingerland May Bell Queen 19-Fret Tenor Banjo (used)

Regular price $ 550.00

ca. 1930. Great-looking 19-fret resonator model from the middle of the Slingerland line - more elaborate than some of the simpler open-back 17-frets, and below the more sophisticated tone ring models. Nearly new at 80+ years!

Excellent condition throughout, including fine nickel plating. Neck plays perfectly. All original hardware, including valuable pre-war Presto tailpiece, good friction pegs, modern arm rest added and new "frosted" mylar head.

Strung standard tenor CGDA. Can be converted to Irish tuning - may require new geared pegs ($120+). Set up and guaranteed for structural soundness and playability 90 days by luthier-owner; sold as-is cosmetically. With patched up old chipboard case.