Tenor Banjos

Bacon & Day Silver Bell Serenader
1937. Stained maple, nickel plated, f-hole flange, arrow straight neck, ebony fingerboard, Oettinger tailpiece,
two odd resonator thumbscrews, modern tuners fitted with the original buttons. The soft-pedal mute has been removed but with come with the banjo. Stunning. HSC. £1600. Photos
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Clifford Essex Clipper Sold
An early Grafton Street model, serial #129. Spun over rim, mahogany resonator and neck, ebony fingerboard with beautiful pearl inlays, original hooks, nuts and tailpiece, modern tuners. The peghead has a repaired crack, which was expertly done by a professional luthier. One of the best tenor banjos I've ever heard. HSC. £800  Photos

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Clifford Essex Paragon 1 of 2 On Hold

1920's. An stunning original example with many replated parts, repaired resonator, great frets and inlays. Lovely action on a 5/8 bridge. OHSC

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Clifford Essex Paragon 2 of 2

1920's. Has undergone a previous restoration which included the fitting of a truss rod. I suspected a conversion, but the evidence lead it to being an original Paragon tenor, but I can't be 100% sure. Lovely metalwork, original hardware, low action on a 5/8 bridge. HSC. 

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La Scala Grande Cello Tenor

1920's. An extremely rare La Scala Grande Cello tenor banjo. 13"  rim, calfskin head, replacement tuners. Comes with a custom-made Len Mills case. £1200.  Photos

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Ludwig Cort

American black walnut, new finish and plating, original hardware. Stunning condition. HSC. £1000.  Photos

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Ozark 2141 Masterclone

19 fret, 20 3/8" scale, natural finish maple, heavy flat head tone ring, wreath style inlays, engraved armrest, clamshell tailpiece. New head, strings and bridge.  Sometime in the past something was stuck to one side of the heel using super-glue which has left a hard residue. Apart from that it's in mint condition. £450 including a nice HSC and shipping within the UK and Europe. Photos

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Paramount Style C  Sold
San Dominican mahogany, arrow straight neck, hand carved heel and peghead, engraved fingerboard and peghead inlays, multi-coloured marquetry on the neck, rim and resonator, original hardware with action adjuster, bridge mute, and Fleur-De-Lys skirt. In stunning condition and probably the best example available. OHSC. Photos

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Paramount Tenor Harp

Made by Paramount New York circa 1920's. Styled like a tenor banjo but made entirely of wood, with an arched, spruce top, maple neck and resonator. One odd tuner otherwise 100% original. Beautiful tone. HSC. Offers.  Photos

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Sully's Bohee

Maple, archtop rim, decorative flange, slimline resonator. Excellent condition. HSC. £1200.  Photos

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VegaVox Special

Here we have a Martin built Vox, with an 11 1/16 rim and a unique tone ring. Research has led me to believe this was a prototype model. One other is known to exist. The tailpiece is functional, but in true Vox style, has lost its rigidity. HSC. £1200.  Photos

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Vega Style M. Rare Variant

Affectionately known as the "King Of The Short Scales". An extremely rare variant, with a 17 fret neck, 11 13/16 rim, 30 piece flange and resonator. Now fitted with a reproduction Vega armrest. Light wear on one section of the resonator, otherwise in wonderful un-restored condition. HSC. £1200.  Photos

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Vega Style N Custom
A Style N rim, with a custom inlaid neck and a Silver Bell shaped flange. An incredible looking and sounding banjo, to suit a player of any standard. No case. £700.  Photos

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Vegaphone Artist

Maple, four piece flange, heavily inlaid and engraved fingerboard, carved heel, rhinestones added to the rim, peghead and flange. HSC. £1400.  Photos

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Windsor Ambassador Supremus Deluxe

A standard Ambassador Supremus, which I've upgraded with a higher grade Windsor flange, resonator and arm-rest. Some odd hooks and the resonator has the obligatory Windsor crack. Other than that it's in lovely condition complete with original tuners and tailpiece. A cracking banjo which comes with an original Windsor case. £600. Photos
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Windsor Monarch Supremus
A very rare, high grade Windsor in Walnut. Heavy duty archtop rim, gold plated. The resonator could do with some TLC, but is perfectly usable as is. Pretty much untouched from new, as can be seen from the original head which was fitted when it arrived. It is now fitted with a super-tight modern head. Comes complete with its original "Savoy" case. £1200. Photos
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