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For Sale: Ome Flora, 12






Ome Flora curly maple, excellent condition. There is nothing to mention as far as defects with this instrument, aside from the minor scuffing you would expect from a 7-year-old instrument. The instrument is 'maxed-out' with all possible options from the Ome factory. I just have too many banjos and am thinning the herd.

From Ome website:
The FLORA utilizes the OME 5/16 rolled brass tone-ring fitted to our 9/16 2-ply solid maple rim to increase tonal response and brilliance. Gracefully designed abalone and MOP shell inlays, Mahogany, Walnut or Curly maple tone-woods, and OME Aged Brass hardware are standard. Available in 5-string 11 and 12 open-back models.

Price includes a really nice custom Ome archtop hard case, nice genuine leather strap, bridge upgrade, custom matching Ome armrest, and optional hand-stained and satin finished Maple. Wonderful rich, plunky tone, typical of a 12" Ome. Has been set up by Ome fairly recently. I believe this video captures the tone of the banjo quite well:



-Curly Maple neck
-25.5 scale and 1.34 nut width
-17-fret Ebony fingerboard with S-scoop
-Two-way adjustable truss rod
-Mother-of-Pearl & Abalone inlays
-Victorian peghead with Ebony overlay
-Boat-shaped Ebony-capped heel
-Inlaid front and side position markers
-Hand-filed and shaped hardened nickel-silver frets and bone string nut
-Capo spikes at 7th and 9th frets
-OME 4:1 planetary tuners with amber acrylic knobs
-Hand-stained and satin finished Maple


-12 2-ply solid Maple rim
-Rolled 5/16 brass tone ring
-Ebonite-capped and simulated Tortoise-bound rim
-26/12 rim brackets and heavy notched tension hoop
-Renaissance head and Sweetone tailpiece
-Wood rim-rod and Trillium bridge
-Hand-stained satin finished; aged brass OME hardware
-Deluxe hard-shell case and Limited Lifetime Warranty
-Optional OME armrest

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Price: $1,900.00 USD

Shipping: Actual shipping cost

Posted By: banjomerkt

United States, Nederland, CO, 80466

Condition of Banjo:
Used - Excellent Condition

Type: 5-String Openback

Brand: Ome

Ad Status: Active, #76738

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