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Deering Goodtime Special 'Chieftain' Leader 19 Fret Tenor Banjo with Hard Case and Stand - Commission Sale

  • £649.00
  • RRP £919.00
  • Save £270.00

**Excellent Condition**The Deering Goodtime Special Leader ‘Chieftain’ 19 Fret Tenor Banjo is our top of the range, highest specification Goodtime Special Tenor Banjo. It can be supplied set up and tuned for all tenor banjo styles. Please see choices below) It is an excellent natural maple closed back resonator banjo fitted with the Deering patent pending tone ring. The three ply violin maple rim is the same quality as found on pre-war Mastertone banjos. Fitted with a new strings and sounds superb, hardly any fretwear! Supplied with hard case and stand. Commission Sale Please See below for more details ...
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  • Description
  • Delivery and Returns

Available in Irish tuning G D A E , Jazz C G D A or Chicago (guitar) Tuning D G B E Please use the options box to choose.

All Deering Goodtime ‘Leader’ Banjos are unique and exclusive to Eagle Music UK, they are built by the same Craftmen, and with the same care and tooling that is used for building the top of the line USA Deering, Vega and Tenbrooks Banjos.

Here are some of the high quality build specifications that are to be found on this excellent tenor banjo:-

    • Planetary Geared Classic Banjo Tuners (Back Facing)
    • Neck Side Fret Position Black Dot Markers
    • Flat, Low Set Deering Comfort Arm Rest
    • Set up With The Correct Hand crafted Strings for Your Style (Irish, Jazz or Chicago.)

    • Fitted with NEW Deering patent pending tone ring
    • Fast action 19 Fret Maple neck
    • Three ply solid violin maple rim
    • Engraved Deering Goodtime Eagle ‘Leader’ logo on headstock
    • Adjustable coordinating rod set
    • Silent Deering adjustable tailpiece
    • Nickel plated hardware
    • Fiddle shaped headstock
    • Exotic hardwood ‘Bow Tie’ fret inlays
    • Durable smooth nitro-cellulose satin finish


  • 6 year Warranty against parts and Workkmanship

Each banjo we supply is individually set up in our on-site Banjo 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! 





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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