Bart Reiter Whyte Laydie Banjo
Price: $1,400.00 USD
In very good, if not great, condition with no nicks or dings, some faint cracking of the lacquer finish on the back of the head due to age, the inlay on the head was gold, but underneath is mother of pearl.
I am the second owner and played on it only a handful of times over the past 10 years. Has spent 95% of it's time in a case in a bedroom. This banjo is out of production and is becoming increasingly more difficult to find. Sounds and feels beautiful and deserves to be with someone who will appreciate it.
*Can include the unique homemade case, but will increase shipping costs.
Please email with any questions and check out the photos for more details. Thanks.
Serial # 529 (early 1990's)
Whyte Laydie tone ring,
Ebony fingerboard & peghead veneer,
figured maple neck,
ivoroid fingerboard binding.
Waverly tension tailpiece,
fancy engraved pearl griffen with scroll & star in peghead,
engraved dot position markers with scroll at first fret & star at fifth fret,
5/8 "thick, 11" diameter, 3-ply laminated maple rim with notched tension hoop,
flat armrest, and 24 L-shoe brackets;
hand rubbed lacquer finish,
3-ply maple neck with adjustable truss rod,
maple dowel stick,
traditional peghead shape,
pearl inlay designs and veneer laminated in center of neck;
22 nickel silver frets;
4 Five-Star planetary tuners;
geared fifth peg;
Fibreskin 2 head and 5/8" ebony-top bridge.
Shipping: TBD based on location
Posted By: brodie
United States, Austin, TX, 78745
Condition of Banjo: Used - Very Good Condition
Brand: Bart Reiter
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