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All banjos sold as shown with calf vellum or plastic head fitted, except as detailed in description - please check if unsure. We are happy to change as required but will charge accordingly - please let us know prior to purchase

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Crafter Dreadnought

Pacrim, recent, dreadnought, nat.finish laminated spruce top & stained hardwood b/s/n, practically unplayed and plenty of bang for the buck, EC, GB






b/s = back and sides : btn = button : inl = inlaid

fbd = fingerboard : pgd = pickguard : phd = peghead : pce = piece

tpce = tailpiece : t’shell = tortoiseshell

mop = mother of pearl : aba = abalone : adj = adjustable

HC = newer hard case : OHC = original hard case

OSC = original soft or semi-hard case : GB = gig bag


Mint/as new = all original unplayed condition

EC (Excellent Condition) = all original, no repairs/refinish unless noted, some playwear

VGC  (Very Good Condition) = basically all original, may have minor repairs/refinish but no other issues unless noted, moderate playwear

GC (Good Condition) = generally sound, possibly some repairs/refinish, may need work as noted, moderate to heavy playwear

PC (Poor Condition) =  Issues and work required as noted

WE BUY, SELL AND EXCHANGE all fretted instruments - guitars, banjos, mandolins, ukuleles, Hawaiians, resophonics - in fact, anything cool, interesting or unusual!

Worldwide courier delivery can be arranged at cost.


Ozark 2102G

(China), recent, nat.mahogany neck, hardwood fbd, geared guitar tuners, sturdy and simple student model, RRP: £211.00, EC, G



5-String Open Back Banjos



Soprano Ukulele

China, as new, solid spruce top, laminated flamed maple body, rosewood fbd/bdg, geared tuners, superior quality strummer, RRP: £229.00, EC, GB





Banjo Ukulele

China, as new, stained maple neck/ back/8”rim, 18 fret long scale, geared tuners, good quality and solidly built window cleaner’s favourite, RRP: £179.00 EC, GB.