Beautiful boutique professional quality “A” scale banjo imported, new, from Elderly Instruments in the USA in July 2013. Cost in US dollars was $1,500 plus $265 for shipping (a total of AUS$2450 at current exchange rates) and the Australian custom fee was $327, all up that’s AUS$2,777.00.
More information about Cedar Mountain banjos can be found on their website. If you check out the Jubilo line section, you can hear David Holt play a J200 banjo like this one (except that his is a “G” scale.)
Specs as follows:
- Maple neck with rosewood fingerboard and peghead cover,
- Bone nut,
- Planetary tuners,
- 22.75” scale, overall length 32.5”
- Frailing scoop
- Side dots
- 10” pot with 2 play maple rim with rosewood cap, ¼”
- Rolled brass tone ring
- 2 way adjustable truss rod
- Top of the line nickel hardware
Immaculate condition except for two small chips on neck at edge of 3rd and 4th frets (see above pic).
I’m rationalising my banjo collection after going a bit manic over the last two years and collecting 12 banjos Hence the sale of this banjo and some others.
Price $680 (includes gig bag) ONO, pick up from Broulee NSW South Coast free – otherwise $70 for postage.