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Griffin Banjos The 'Leveller' - with Hard Case - Commission Sale **SOLD**

  • £1,200.00

** SOLD ** The Griffin 'Leveller' hand built in 2007 by James Bowen in the UK. Features block built rim, rock maple neck, ebony fingerboard, renaissance head and a Snuffy Smith bridge. Spikes fitted at 7th, 9th and 10th frets. Supplied with a Quality hard shell case. Commission Sale
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  • Description
  • Delivery and Returns

James Bowen, the owner of ‘Griffin Banjos’ is without doubt one of the finest banjo makers worldwide. Excellent designs, selection of the finest materials, attention to fine detail and superb craftsmanship are the hallmark of this world class UK based banjo maker. As a world leading banjo specialists here at Eagle Music Shop we are delighted to have these fine instruments available to order for our discerning customers.

The ‘Leveller’ is of one of the mid range open back maple models in the Griffin range, it is built to exacting tolerances and has a fast action neck as found on all ‘Griffin Banjos’. The full bodied tone is excellent for frailing and clawhammer styles.

The build quality and specification is as follows:-

  • Rim …Hand built thick ¾” block maple rim ebony faced and inlaid with intricate marquetry design
  • Tone ring …Nickel plated brass
  • Tension hoop … Solid brass, nickel plated in the traditional style
  • Twin adjustable ‘Griffin’ polished stainless steek rim rods
  • Tailpiece …Unique ‘Griffin’ design in polished stainless steel
  • Head …Renaissance 11”
  • Neck …rock maple with a central ebony veneer, fitted with a solid ebony fingerboard. Mother of pearl dots and inlay
  • Headstock …Ebony faced with MOP ‘Griffin’ logos
  • Tuners …ABM planet geared – Made in Germany
  • Bridge …Snuffy Smith

The design and choice of hardware, coupled with the build quality of this fine banjo gives a loud melodious tone.

An excellent value hand-built banjo of the highest quality.



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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