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1989 Wayne Fairchild Tenor/Plectrum Banjo (USED)

Regular price $3,900.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $3,900.00 USD
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Handcrafted in the U.S.A by Wayne Fairchild, this example is one of two ever made that were consigned for sale by him to Elderly Instruments. This instrument does have some markings throughout and areas where the gold plating has come off, but is a phenomenal instrument that is fully functional. comes with documentation and the OHSC. The specs on this instrument are the following:

  • 11” Clear Plastic Head
  • 2 piece Purple Heart neck with carved heel
  • ivoroid bound 22-fret Ebony fingerboard w/ engraved pearl floral inlays.
  • 1-3/16th nut width
  • 23-1/2” scale
  • engraved gold hardware
  • purple heart resonator with fancy flange
  • flat-head style tone ring
  • dual coordinator rods
  • b-r-b bound rim
  • ebony heel cap and peg head overlay
  • engraved pearl logo and vine headstock inlays
  • Five Star planetary tuners with Pearloid buttons
  • concentric rings of b-r-b purfling on resonator