VINTAGE

Lyon & Healy F Style Unbranded Open Back Tenor Banjo

Solid Uncleaned Instrument.  Selling As I Found It.

PLEASE DO NOT mistake picture glare for flaws.. If you think your seeing something not mentioned in this listing, please ask!!

There are lots of pics, so when you receive it, its exactly what you expected, if not better. No surprises with this sale.. Buy with confidence!

Please review all pics for the true cosmetic condition after reading this description.

Here's The Run Down:

This is A Very Cool Vintage 1920's Or 30's Lyon & Healy Open Back Tenor Banjo! This is a USA made banjo that is "pre war" and is in very good solid condition overall for its age and still sporting its original Presto Tail Piece and tuning pegs (see pics). Its appears to be all original with the possible exception of the head and bridge.  This one has a very nice birds eye maple ring and what appears to be a basic metal tone ring. Possibly a like a style F.  This is a Lyon & Healy made instrument, although there are no marking or serial number that I've found.  This will need to be taken apart, properly cleaned, strung and set up. There will be marks, scuffs, scratches and discoloration of the hardware and other superficial flaws here and there, but nothing other than you would expect of a used, played and vintage instrument (see pics). I tried to take really good pics, so you can judge for yourself (see pics). I believe the pics represent it well and nothing is hidden. The neck is straight and the frets do show average wear for a unrestored instrument of this era. I believe in the right hands this one can be cleaned up and playing like a bandit in a day or less, since not much is needed. If your looking for a Vintage Tenor Banjo that your friends do not have, plays great and wont break the bank, this is the one you have been waiting for!

This Vintage Tenor Banjo is playable as it sits, but will play perfectly when set up.  From what I can tell, it will be a loud one for sure!    

Make sure you view all of the pics and ask questions if you have any concerns before buying.

I will ship this item over seas, but you must contact me for a shipping quote before buying. You will be responsible for all shipping fees, customs fees, taxes, and any other fees involved with you receiving this item. You will be charged actual shipping cost. I do not inflate shipping fees. Shipping insurance is included with all sales. I will not ship this or any other item, anywhere other than your registered PayPal address.

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Listed2 years ago
ConditionGood (Used)
Good condition items function properly but may exhibit some wear and tear.Learn more
Brand
Model
  • F Style 4 String Banjo
Finish
  • Natural
Categories
Year
  • 1920s-1930s
Made In
  • United States

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