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Gold Tone OT-800LN Left-Handed Old Time Long Neck Banjo with Case Vintage Brown

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1500000271310   POS #:115401812
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The Old Tone OT-800LN is based one of the most sought-after banjos of the "classic" period (1890 to 1930) when the Boston School of banjo making was the highest expression of the art. The pot sports a pre-WW II-style Tubaphone tone ring, which adds pleasing overtones via a square-section brass tube mated to a solid brass rod, all encased in a turne...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Price: $1,544.99
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The Old Tone OT-800LN is based one of the most sought-after banjos of the "classic" period (1890 to 1930) when the Boston School of banjo making was the highest expression of the art. The pot sports a pre-WW II-style Tubaphone tone ring, which adds pleasing overtones via a square-section brass tube mated to a solid brass rod, all encased in a turned brass sleeve. This is the left-handed model.

This all sits snugly on an eleven-inch maple rim equipped with dual coordinator rods (for easy action adjustment) and is topped with a Remo Renaissance head carrying a maple and ebony bridge. A No Knot tailpiece anchors the strings. The authentic bracket-band carries the bracket shoes without the need to drill holes in the rim, increasing the OT-800's power and sustain. The extended maple neck has a bound ebony fretboard inlayed in engraved vintage style, and has a scoop at the pot for the hardcore clawhammer player. A deluxe arched top hard case is included.


Specifications
  • Orientation: Left handed
  • Neck: Maple
  • Finish: Vintage Brown
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
  • Tuners: GT Master Planets
  • Inlay: Old-Time
  • Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
  • Tone Ring: 32-Hole Tubaphone-Style
  • Rim: 1/2" Maple Tubaphone-Style Bracket Band
  • Tension Hoop: Notched Brass
  • Binding: White ABS
  • Brackets: 24
  • Buttons: C-Style
  • Hardware: Chrome Plated
  • Pickups: Optional
  • Tailpiece: No-Knot
  • Armrest: Reproduction of early
  • Head: 11" HC Renaissance
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Nut Width: 1-3/16" Bone
  • Scale Length: 32"
  • Weight: 9 lbs.
  • Tuning: EBEG#B
  • Strings: .013 .016 .018 .026w .013
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