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For Sale: Jeff Menzies Don Flemons "The American Songster" Limited Series Fretless Tackhead Banjo

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Designed by Don Flemons "The American Songster" and made by Jeff Menzies. Only ten of these limited series banjos were made. Jeff Menzies has established himself as the premier maker of tackhead and gourd banjos (among other folk instruments) out of his shop in Jamaica. The design of this beautiful banjo is a throwback to the minstrel era banjos of the past. It's truly a magnificent banjo.

Jamaican Blue Mahoe 27" scale neck.
Bone nut.
Maple and mango rim.
Hand painted by Jeff Menzies and motifs designed by Dom Flemons. Sankofa birds and decorative symbols.
Jamaican goat skin head.
Purple heart hand made pegs, designed specifically for this limited series.
Purple heart tailpiece.
17th Century yellow pine bridge. The wood was salvaged from an old building in Port Royal, Jamaica.
Aquila Minstrel strings. (Three extra sets of Aquila strings will be included with this purchase.)




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Price: $1,700.00 USD

Shipping: Free Shipping

Posted By: joed234

United States, Topeka, KS, 66604

Condition of Banjo:
Used - Mint Condition

Type: 5-String Openback

Brand: Jeff Menzies

Ad Status: Active, #103274

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