USED Bart Reiter Standard Openback 5 String Banjo with Scoop - Commission Sale

  • £1,600.00

Made in Michigan,USA. Bart Reiter 'The Standard' 5 string openback banjo with frailing scoop. Features a 2 ply maple rim, mahogany neck, rolled brass tone ring, rennaisance head and a satin lacquer finish. Includes a pro quality fitted hard case. Commission sale
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Description

Buy your USED Bart Reiter Standard Openback 5 String Banjo with Scoop - Commission Sale from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.

Features:

  • Rolled brass tone ring
  • Ebony fingerboard and peghead veneer
  • Mahogany neck - stained brown
  • Dot position markers
  • Pearl star in peghead
  • Satin lacquer finish

Rim Construction:

  • Walnut bottom cap
  • Two ply laminated maple
  • 1/2 inch wall thickness
  • 11 inch diameter
  • Notched tension hoop
  • 24 L-shoe brackets
  • Elite head
  • 5/8 inch ebony top bridge
  • No Knot tailpiece

Neck Construction

  • 26 1/4 inch scale length
  • 17 nickel silver frets - scooped fingerboard
  • Bone nut
  • Steel reinforced (adjustable)
  • Maple dowel stick
  • Veneer laminated in center of neck
  • 4 planetary tuning pegs
  • Geared fifth peg
  • Traditional peghead shape and neck contour 

More information about Bart Reiter Banjos

Statement of Origin:
Bart Reiter Open Back Banjos are made entirely by me in my East Lansing, Michigan shop. The rim blanks are made in Vermont or Maine of local hard maple. I fashion the necks from rough planks of Michigan maple or African mahogany. The fingerboards are made of Indian ebony. Stewart-MacDonald Five Star hardware is used throughout, being made in Ohio or Montana. A few small items of hardware such as fifth pegs and tailpieces are now made in Asia as the USA made equivalent is no longer available. Thank you for your interest in my product,
Bart Reiter

Recognized for their artistry, craftsmanship and performance, Bart Reiter Banjos were one of 26 select Builders included in the North American Banjo Builder Series. The series - filmed entirely on location by Craig Evans - became a permanent part of the Smithsonian Folkways "Instrument Builder" Collection in late 2013

 

Delivery & Returns

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using DPD Local Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop). On the day of delivery you will receive a text message with your hours delivery time slot

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

DVD's and CD's cannot be returned unless they are faulty

Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.

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