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For Sale: ANTIQUE DOBSON SILVER BELL POT WITH LEON BALLARD NECK. UK.

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EARLY DOBSON SILVER BELL POT. MODERN NECK BY UK BANJO BUILDER LEON BALLARD.
I FOUND THIS OLD DOBSON PEBBLE FINISH POT HERE IN THE UK. I HAD LEON BUILD A REPLICA NECK FOR IT. 25 & 1/2 INCH SCALE BLACK WALNUT 2 PIECE NECK WITH CENTRE LAMINATION. EBONY PEGHEAD OVERLAY AND BOARD. NEW AGED GROVER TUNERS. THE ANTIQUE DOBSON SILVER BELL POT IS APPROX 10 & 7/8 INCH IN DIAMETER. 4 NON MATCHING BRACKETS BUT ALL OTHER HARDWARE IS ORIGINAL. TAILPIECE IS A BILL RICKARD AGED BRASS. OLD ELTON STYLE ARMREST. BALLARD LAMINATED BRIDGE. YOU CAN HEAR "LAST CHANCE" BEING PLAYED BY LEON ON HIS WEBSITE ON THIS VERY BANJO. LEON IS A REALLY EXCELLENT MAKER (AND PLAYER). I HAVE SINCE HAD HIM BUILD ME ANOTHER SHORTER SCALE NECK FOR ANOTHER ANTIQUE DOBSON POT. NO CASE BUT I CAN PACK WELL.




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Price: £700.00 GBP ($891.94 USD)

Shipping: Shipping estimate UK 25. Europe 35. USA 90. Rough guide.

Posted By: Stephen John Prior

United Kingdom

Condition of Banjo:
Used - Very Good Condition

Type: 5-String Openback

Brand: Ballard Banjers

Ad Status: Active, #75342

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