Beautiful American / English 5-string banjo from the 1900's.

Typical of W. Temlett-style construction in the USA and England in those years, this banjo also comes with its original case.

This was typically the style of banjo sold in France by distributor JTL in the early 20th century.

In excellent condition, this banjo will delight musicians, enthusiasts and collectors alike.

Technical specifications :

  • Resonance skin: Animal material
  • Rim: Walnut
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Saddle width: 31 mm
  • Width at 5th fret: 43 mm
  • Radius: Flat
  • Frets: 17 frets
  • Fork: 672 mm
  • Profile: C / V
  • Country of manufacture: United States / United Kingdom
  • Year : 1900's
  • Finish : Natural
  • Decorations : White mother-of-pearl inlays on fingerboard markings / Wood marquetry frieze on Rim edge
  • Details : Superb state of preservation and playability / Apocryphal bridge / In original case

Like all our instruments, this banjo has been tuned with great care.

As a result, it is very comfortable to play.

With a full, dynamic, rich, balanced sound, a lovely timbre and good sustain, this banjo is sure to please musicians both playing and listening.

Listed2 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
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Brand
  • No Mark
Model
  • 5-Strings
Finish
  • Natural
Categories
Year
  • 1900's
Made In
  • United Kingdom

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