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Gold Tone WL-250 "White Lady" Open Back Banjo with Hard Case

wl250 OB Gold tone
  • wl250 OB Gold tone
  • wl250 gold tone OB
  • £990.00
  • RRP £1,305.00
  • Save £315.00

Gold Tone's premier open back banjo has remarkable tone and exquisite cosmetics. A White Ladye tone ring combined with a thin maple rim provides ample volume and a wonderful plunky tone. Supplied in a TKL hard case. Please see below for more details and the Gold Tone Specification chart.
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Buy your Gold Tone WL-250 "White Lady" Open Back Banjo with Hard Case from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.



Check out the open back review by the Banjo Newsletter!

Gold Tone's most popular openback ever! The design provides a plunky but punchy tone well-suited for old timey and folk music. A White Ladye three part tone ring is coupled with a 1/2" rim. Most competitors use a common 3/4" bluegrass rim and our 1/2" rim provides more air chamber volume. Other features include ebony fingerboard, vintage cut heel, no-knot tailpiece, and double adjusting truss rod. The latest model also includes a free fingerboard scoop which previously was only an option.

Features include ebony fingerboard, cloud position markers, vine headstock inlay, Straight Line tailpiece, reversible two way truss rod, body and neck binding, maple neck and double coordinator rods finished in a rich mahogany lacquer. 



Maple, Double Adjusting Truss Rod, Dual Coordinator Rods







Finishing Touches

Wood Finish

Vintage Brown

Fingerboard Inlay


Headstock Inlay

Vega style

Neck Binding


Body Binding




Parts & Hardware




GT Master Planets


No knot

Tone Ring

Whyte Ladye




1/2" sound chamber



Tension Hoop

24 shoe style

Arm Rest









Other Features & Options

Case Options

TKL Hard (Not included)

Other Options

Lefty/Resonator, Shoe Style Lugs


Frailing Scoop included





26 3/16"


6.7 lbs

Nut Width

1 3/16"



Total Length


Head Size

11" Renaissance HC




Category 5 String Banjo
Playing Level Intermediate, Professional
Playing Style Frailing / Clawhammer
Banjo Pot Size 11 inch Pot
Body Type Open back
Number of Frets 19
Tuning Pegs Rear Facing Planetry Pegs
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag Deluxe Hard Case
Manufacturers Warranty 1 Year
Delivery & Returns

  Royal Mail announce changes to Special Delivery and Customer Service Points.
In light of the recent advice given by the government regarding COVID-19, please be aware of the following announcement from Royal Mail advising of changes to their services.

Special Deliveries.

Due to increased absence levels, we’ve reviewed our timed guarantees for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am and 1pm services and will make the following changes.

For items posted from Tuesday 31 March 2020 onwards, our guarantee delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9.00am the next working day will change to by 12.00pm the next working day*. Our guaranteed delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1.00pm will change to by 9.00pm the next working day*.

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.


1 reviews for Gold Tone WL-250 "White Lady" Open Back Banjo with Hard Case


by on 2015-09-17

I use the banjo at home.
ONLY HAD IT A WEEK OR SO BUT SOUNDS AND PLAYS OK for a mass produced Chinese banjo.
Looks ok but not realy classy for the price

Rated 3 out of 5

Rated 3 out of 5 based on 1 customer reviews

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