Alvarez (2) Bacon (8) Bacon & Day (10) Bart Reiter (3) Bishline (5) Brooks Masten (2) Chuck Lee (3) Cox (4) Crafters of TN (2) Custom Made (4) Dean Robinson [dean-o... (1) Deering (36) Dobson, H. C. (2) Doc Fossey (1) Enoch (1) Epiphone (5) Fairbanks (4) Fairbanks and Cole (2) Fairbanks-Vega (2) Fender (13) Flinthill (2) Frank Neat (3) Gibson (91) Gibson Copy (6) Gibson Kalamazoo (1) Gibson Parts (2) Gold Star (6) Gold Tone (28) Harmony (5) Hatfield (3) Heartland (Robin Smit... (1) Helix (2) Hopkins (2) Huber (13) Huss & Dalton (2) Ibanez (2) Iida (1) Jeff Menzies (3) Kel Kroydon (1) Morgan Monroe (1) Nate Calkins (2) Nechville (22) ODE (3) Ome (7) Orpheum (8) Paramount (7) Prucha (1) Prust (2) Ramsey (4) Recording King (16) Rich & Taylor (1) Richelieu (2) Rickard (1) Slingerland (8) SS Stewart (7) Stelling (12) Sullivan (3) Vega (32) Weymann (1) White Mountain (2) Wildwood (2) Yates (1) Zachary Hoyt (6)

Show More Brands...

For Sale: Morgan Monroe MNB-2W Flathead banjo

Photo

Photo

5th sting capo

Photo

with case

Photo

resonater

Photo

Morgan Monroe MNB-2 Flathead Banjo


This is an EARLY model Morgan Monroe MNB-2W banjo, serial #00550. The wood is in mint condition. The metal is could use a polishing if you are into that! I like the patina.
I contacted the company to get some info on this banjo. They said it was a highly sought after model. I can see why, great quality and tone, especially after set up. It is is all original except for the new bridge, 5th string capo, 15th fret inlay and case. I had it professionally set up by banjo builder Randall Wyatt of Searcy, AR.
The rim was finished under the tone ring from the factory and it half killed the tone. After Randall Wyatt turned the rim and did the entire set up the banjo came alive. I am sitting here playing my 1976 Gold Star and the Morgan Monroe back and forth and this Morgan Monroe is just a hair under the Gold Star and this is an awesome Gold Star. Many thanks to Randall Wyatt who set them up.

Hard shell case included.
Strap not included.

MNB-2 Professional 24 Bracket 5-string Nickel Banjo:

Tone Ring: 24 hole diecast bell brass tone ring
Flange Assembly: 2 piece tube and flange
Tuners: 10 to 1 gear ratio Ashton Bailey planetary tuners
Resonator: 14" Curly Maple Resonator
Inlay Pattern: Abalone Wreath Pattern Inlay
Fretboard: Rosewood, no visible wear
Bridge: Wyatt bridge
Frets: 22 Nickel Silver, hardly any wear
Hardware: Nickel


Made in Korea.

If you want to hear it check the sound file on my banjo hangout page (BanjoGlen33). It's not a great recording but you can hear the banjo.
I hate buying a banjo without hearing it!



Glen Meade




Interested in buying this banjo?
to arrange purchase

Price: $500.00 USD

Shipping: Shipping and Handling 65.00 to lower 48 States.

Posted By: BanjoGlen33

United States, Heber Springs, AR, 72543

Contact Info: Glen Meade
407 Colonial Dr.
Heber Springs, AR 72543
870-344-0116

Condition of Banjo:
Used - Very Good Condition

Type: 5-String Resonator

Brand: Morgan Monroe

Ad Status: Active, #63123

Item viewed 884 times



RSS© 2017 BanjoBuyer.com. All rights reserved.