New Deering John Hartford Banjo


The unusual inlay was at the request of John Hartford to put a 19th century riverboat theme on the banjo. John Hartford was a licensed riverboat captain. Curly maple with pretty walnut stain, ebony fingerboard, bone nut, planetary tuners, geared 5th string tuner, Grenadillo tone ring, violin grade three ply maple rim. Brass tension hoop (notched), one piece cast zinc flange, Deering true tone tailpiece resonator. Resonator sides are tapered for better projection. 26 1/4″ scale. Comes with a new deluxe hard case. List $4499