Gold Tone TB-250

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  • tb250 back
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  • tb250 neck
  • £729.99
  • RRP £829.99
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The Gold Tone TB-250 Deluxe travel banjo, a shorter scale 19-fret 5 String travel Banjo. Excellent tone and volume is a result of a quality White Ladye tone ring, 1/2″ maple rim, maple neck, and quality components.
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Buy your Gold Tone TB-250 from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.

Each banjo we supply is individually set up in our on-site Specialist Workshop here at Eagle Music. Any banjo purchased from Eagle will be fully SET UP, checked for intonation and playability and tuned ready for playing straight out of the box! 

Due to the tremendous response of GoldTones original travel banjo, the Travel Banjo 250 (TB-250) is the premier "A-scale" banjo with many features of the best banjo models. This banjo includes a short scale neck (eliminated the first two frets) and intended to be tuned a whole step above a standard 5-string to the key of A (AEAC#E). The TB-250 may also be tuned to standard G-tuning (GDGBD) by using a set of medium gauge banjo strings.

It includes gold plated hardware, a White Ladye tone ring, an 11" Remo Fiberskyn head, bound ebony fingerboard with Hearts & Flower inlay design, notched tension hoop, Straightline tailpiece, curly maple resonator, and a complete setup at the Gold Tone Factory in Florida. This beautiful piece is definitely one model to pass down to future generations. Available as left-handed model.


  • Neck: Maple
  • Finish: Vintage Brown
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
  • Tuners: GT Master Planets
  • Inlay: Hearts & Flowers
  • Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
  • Tone Ring: White Ladye
  • Rim: 1/2" Maple
  • Tension Hoop: Notched Brass
  • Binding: White ABS
  • Brackets: 24
  • Buttons: C-Style
  • Hardware: Gold Plated
  • Pickups: Optional
  • Tailpiece: 5-String Straightline
  • Resonator: 13" Flamed Maple
  • Armrest: Gold Tone Engraved
  • Head: 11" HC Fiberskyn
  • Number of Frets: 19
  • Nut Width: 1-3/16" Bone
  • Scale Length: 23-9/16"
  • Total Instrument length 890mm
  • Weight: 8 lbs.
  • Tuning: AEAC#E
  • Strings: .010, .024w, .016, .013, .010
  • Hard Case: available to order
  • Left-Handed Available: Yes



Category 5 String Banjo
Playing Level Intermediate, Professional
Playing Style Bluegrass gDGBD
Banjo Pot Size 11 inch Pot
Body Type Resonator
Number of Frets 19
Tuning Pegs Rear Facing Planetry Pegs
Travel Banjo Travel Banjo
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag None
Manufacturers Warranty 1 Year
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'.

NB : Orders processed on a Saturday but will not leave us until the Monday as Royal Mail and DPD Local do not collect from us at the Weekend.

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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