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Plectrum Banjos

Epiphone Recording A.

On Consignment. Instrument is in Germany.
The serial number 7981 dates it to 1934. The banjo is in excellent condition and very powerful. As new frets with very minute wear.
Price 2500€  Photos

Please contact Juergen Kulus to discuss this banjo.
 

Paramount Aristocrat Special
1920's, walnut, gold plated, enamelled, profusely decorated resonator, carved heel and peghead, decorative flange, action adjuster, mute.  A true work of art with a tone to match its looks. HSC. Offers invited.
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Paramount F

On Consignment. Instrument is in Germany.
A time capsule from 1927 (serial no.6942). Excellent original quality with original finish and the Paramount “satin finish” gold plating. Almost new frets with no visible wear. Price 3000€  Photos

Please contact Juergen Kulus to discuss this banjo.
 

Paramount Leader

On Consignment. Instrument is in Germany.
The Leader uses the same superior tone wood Brazilian rosewood, like for the F model. Serial number is 2977, which dates it to 1924. No visible fret wear. Price 2200€.  Photos

Please contact Juergen Kulus to discuss this banjo.
 

Vegaphone DeLuxe

On Consignment. Instrument is in Germany.
An unretouched time capsule from 1931 (serial number 95171). Typical powerful Tubaphone sound. According to the engraved fingerboard inlay this banjo was built for the musician and teacher Harry J. Bauer of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Beautiful curly maple used for the pie plate resonator back and the lesser-known scrimshaw pattern on the ivoroid resonator wall. Frets as new. Price 3000€  Photos

Please contact Juergen Kulus to discuss this banjo.
Price 3000€

Vega Little Wonder Banjo Guitar
1922, straight neck, excellent frets, low action (with shim), new tuners, new tailpiece, period resonator, the metalwork has lost its plating in a few places, no damage or repairs. HSC £1200. Photos.
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VegaVox 1
Yellow label model, serial number A-126096. Purchased from Buddy Wachter several years ago and in excellent condition. Has the much desired upgraded hardware. HSC. £1650. Photos
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Windsor Paramount Supremus

On Consignment

Parallel neck with a tunnelled 5th which allows it to also be used as a 5-String banjo.  ‘Paramount Supremus’ is marked on the peg head. All original including shaped case. For its age this banjo is in excellent condition. It has been re-fretted and has been fitted with nylon strings. Steel strings can be used. It has the original resonator and tailpiece. It is an 11 inch arch top rim with 28 tension hooks. As expected this banjo has been extremely well made and is a quality instrument.

It can be played in different styles, Jazz, Classic, Bluegrass, Frailing and Folk. OHSC. £750  Photos

 

David Griffiths

Walton-on Thames, Surrey.

Email w.davidgriff@ntlworld.com

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