Bay State Model 301 5-String Banjo (used)

Regular price $ 875.00

 

Made by John C. Haynes & Co., Boston, ca. 1900. Elegant and high quality turn-of-the-century banjo, fully restored to beautiful, nearly new condition, with new ebony fretboard and frets, and planetary geared Peghed tuners exactly like original pegs in appearance. Cherry neck, abalone dot position markers. Heavy "spun-over" rim with plating in superb condition with new vellum head and nylgut strings produces rich, sweet tone. 

Original hardware with a few non-matching replacement nuts. Ebony neck brace wedges in place of missing metal piece. Model number and Haynes insignia impressed in dowel.

Professionally restored, set up and guaranteed 90 days for structure and playability by luthier/owner. Cosmetically as-is.

No case (contact us for discounted case options with banjo purchase).