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(Used) S.S. Stewart Thoroughbred 5-String Open-Back Banjo #3487


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This S.S. Stewart Thoroughbred is in very good condition! It is amazing to see an instrument built 130 years ago still playable! It features a cherry neck and rim. There are hairline cracks around the inside of the rim. It also appears the inlays on the fretboard were filled and replaced by a new pattern. There is wear on the back of the neck from decades of use, but has been well taken care of overall. Let us know if you have any questions about this wonderful Stewart banjo!

Nut Width: 1.25"
Neck Wood: Cherry
Fretboard Wood: Ebony
Peghead Overlay: Ebony
Peghead Inlay: Thoroughbred inlay pattern in mother-of-pearl
Fret Markers: None
Nut Material: Bone
Tuners: Five-star nickel-plated planetary tuners
Rim Size: 11"
Rim Wood: Bird's-eye maple
Tonering: Nickel-plated
Brackets: 28
Tailpiece: Original nickel-plated
Head: Calfskin
Case: Non-original chipboard

Notice: This is a consignment item. While we do a basic cleaning and setup before shipping, we are unable to make any modifications to, or guarantees of condition, and or history, outside of what we have personally found, or been informed of by the consignment owner, which will be included in the description.

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