check this out! a one-of-a-kind from master builder Bob Flesher! Start out with one of his Old Virginia models, use claro walnut, an ebony tonering, throw in some out of this world Etruscan-themed engraved inlay, and there you have it! One of the most (if not THE most) smoooooth and warm sounding banjos I have ever heard. Don't let that description fool you, though....this bad boy has got PLENTY of volume. The 12" rim creates plenty of punch and "umph", but it's like a giant stick of butter. :) If I were a better player, I would be keeping it. But for now I like to stay a bit more under the radar in a jam. :) Comes with a fitted hardshell case. Buyer to pay actual shipping costs, or it can be picked up in Asheville, NC or any festival I can make it to. For a mere $2600 you can have this priceless & unique masterpiece. Retail on this would be $3210, plus whatever the charge would be for the extra inlay.....not to mention however long you'd have to wait. Save yourself all stress, and get this one NOW.