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Gibson Granada "Flying Eagles" Mastertone Five String Banjo

  • £2,932.10

As new ...In mint condition with original Gibson hardshell case. The Gibson Granada "Flying Eagles" Mastertone Five String banjo is coveted for mythical status as much as it's warm, rich and deep tone quality. Considered by many as the "Holy Grail" of Bluegrass banjos Gibson Mastertone's are Integral to the history of Bluegrass music with such legendary players as Earl Scruggs and the late *Don Reno to name but two. Please read below for more information on specification ...
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The Gibson Granada "Flying Eagles" Mastertone Five String is an outstanding instrument.
Featuring gold plated, hand engraved tailpiece, tension hoop and armrest
Rosewood fingerboard - dark and rich like the pre-war Granada
Gibson's state of the art pre-war reissue 20 hole flathead tone ring
3-ply hard rock maple wood rim
the Granada is a banjo master piece.
This particular example in mint condition and sounds only like a Granada can, awesome!
Supplied with a Gibson hard case.
*Don Reno's "Flying Eagles" RB3 Mastertone originally belonged to Earl Scruggs but he did a straight trade for Don's banjo sometime in the 30's. The Banjo Earl traded is reputed to be the very same banjo that was used to record the original version of  "Foggy Mountain Breakdown". 
Don's son, Don Wayne Reno (Hayseed Dixie) now owns this legendary instrument.
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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