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For Sale: Fairbanks and Cole 1880 5 string banjo with custom neck

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Beautiful 1880 Fairbanks and Cole 5 string serial #1644 dates it to 1880.11 1/4" pot ,new renasanse head,original hardware,new no knot tail piece.Custom 5 string mahogany 3 piece neck with 2 ebony stringers ,made to resemble original but with all the modern features including 2 way adjustable truss rod allows use of steel strings for better sound and playability,(accessible from heel end to preserve vintage appearance) ,ebony fret board 26 1/4 scale with binding,original style mother of pearl engraved inlays,original style peg head with star inlay and walnut overlay.original heel shape with neck set for 5/8 bridge. ,new dowell stick with Fairbanks tag,bone nut and raised bone pip,new geared tuners with ivroid style buttons ,new ghs strings,finished in laquer to match original pot,..................................... Plays like butter with the old vintage sound and low action,.....................................sold without case




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Price: $799.00 USD

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Posted By: laguna21dc

United States, Thousand Oaks, CA, 91360

Condition of Banjo:
Used - Very Good Condition

Type: 5-String Openback

Brand: Fairbanks and Cole

Ad Status: Active, #59393

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