Gold Tone


The Orange Blossom (OB) banjos harken back to Gold Tone's early days and their popularity hasn't diminished over the decades. These professional-grade banjos evoke the great pre-WW ll banjos played by the Masters: Earl Scruggs, Don Reno and J.D. Crow all depended on those great banjos from the United States' Midwest to power their sound. The OB-250 has everything needed to produce that tone: A sand-cast bell brass flathead tone ring, a cast one-piece resonator flange circling a multi-ply maple rim with twin coordinator rods and an extra-deep curly maple multi-ply resonator for better low-end response. The curly maple neck has a bound ebony fretboard with hearts and flowers inlay. The bracket hooks even have metric threading to enable finer tension adjustment. This model includes a hardshell case. 
  • Maple neck, Vintage Brown Finish, 3-ply Canadian Maple rim, wood binding
  • Ebony fingerboard, maple bridge with ebony cap, hearts and flowers inlay
  • GT Master Planet tuning machines, chrome-plated hardware
  • 5-string Straightline tailpiece, 14" Flamed Maple resonator, Gold Tone engraved armrest
  • 11" HC Frosted head
  • Weighs 13 lbs
  • Nut width: 1-3/16"
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Scale length: 26-3/16"
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Neck finish: Vintage Brown
  • Bridge: Maple with ebony cap
  • Nut: Bone
  • Tuning machines: GT Master Planets
  • Orientation: Right-handed
  • Number of strings: 5-string
  • Case: Hardshell case included
  • Country of origin: United States

Featured Articles