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Prucha The 'Bat'

prucha the bat
  • prucha the bat
  • bat
  • £2,599.00

The Bat is the first of three banjos that come with the original Prucha headstock and inlay designs from the Prucha artist genius. It is beautifully inlaid with the Bat pattern on the headstock and fingerboard. A unique design and ‘look at me’ banjo with the power and sound that is enjoyed on all the Prucha banjo models.
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Buy your Prucha The 'Bat' 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!

Here are some of the high quality build specifications of this fine banjo:

    • Three ply solid maple rim
    • Sand cast virgin flathead Prucha tone ring
    • Original Prucha style flange
    • Double reinforced coordinating rods
    • Nickel plated hardware
    • Prucha original headstock design
    • Planetary geared banjo tuning pegs
    • Curly maple resonator
    • Curly maple neck
    • Ebony fingerboard
    • Mother of   pearl Prucha Bat inlays
    • Ivory, black, white binding
    • Durable high gloss hand rubbed nitro-cellulose finish

Order Options: Price on request

    • Mahogany or Walnut (No Charge)
    • Premium curly maple
    • Cherry
    • 11” Radiused fingerboard
    • Tortoise multiple binding
    • Abalone inlay
    • Concertric rings
    • Solid resonator
    • Black nickel, gold plating or copper flash patina







Category 5 String Banjo
Playing Level Intermediate, Professional
Playing Style Bluegrass gDGBD
Body Type Resonator
Manufacturers Warranty Lifetime
Exclusivity Exclusive UK Retailer
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.


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