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  • Posted by ruben
  • 18 January 2010

After the success of the Unicycle auction last week, which raised £70 for the Haiti disaster, Emma has brought in a banjo which she has had cluttering her loft for a while.

It is surplus to requirements, so Emma thought she might as well let us auction it off as well. Again all proceeds will go to Haiti.

This is a brand new, never used banjo, and it's quite a good one. Bidding starts at £100.

Here are some more details (if you want any other photos or details, let us know)-

Stagg 5-string Bluegrass deluxe banjo.

  • 5-string Bluegrass Banjo Deluxe w/ metal pot
  • Resonator: Mahogany
  • Pot: all-cast metal alloy
  • Bracket hooks: 30 (flat type)
  • Top head: 11" REMO(tm) White Coated
  • Bridge: 5-string Maple + Ebony
  • Tailpiece: Nickel-plated Brass
  • Machine heads: 4 x Open-gear on headstock + High Gear ratio 5th peg on neck, w/ pearloid knobs
  • Armrest: nickel-plated Brass
  • Neck: Nato set neck, 660 mm (26 in.)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood, 22 frets
  • Position markers: Pearloid "clover" inlays
  • Resonator & Neck binding: Ivoroid cream
  • Finish: Highgloss.

Someone out there must want this! If not you, maybe you know someone?

Let bidding commence!