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USED Shackleton Bluegrass 'Standard' 5 String Resonator Banjo *Made in UK* AS NEW **SOLD**

  • £999.00

**Mint Condition** Handcrafted in England. All Maple 5 string resonator banjo. Features a handmade block rim maple pot, rosewood fingerboard, shelby tailpiece and a rennaisance head. A small area of nickel plating on the tension hoop has peeled. See below for specs
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  • Description
  • Delivery and Returns
  • Timbers - quarter-sawn Appalachian rock maple neck and pot 
  • Handmade block construction pot
  • Rosewood fingerboard and heelcap
  • Twin adjustable truss rod
  • Headstock and tuners: 'slotted headstock with Grover Sta-Tite 18:1 tuners 
  • Two layer purfling to neck, binding to outer of pot
  • White pearl dot markers and hand cut pearl snowflake logo
  • Resonator: maple  block build, x-braced book matched back, fully bound
  • Flange: UK-made laser cut, snowflake design, mirror-bright stainless steel
  • Stainless steel coordinator rod
  • Unbleached bone hand-cut top nut
  • 12 brackets, nickel plated
  • Hand made Snuffy Smith Bridge
  • Tone ring: Brass hoop 
  • Gotoh Japanese 5th string tuner
  • Hand rubbed Osmo Hard Wax Oil finish
  • Choice of skin: Remo Renaissance or Remo Top Frosted
  • Tailpiece, Colby USA, polished aluminium or Kershner USA, nickel


  • Scale length 660mm
  • Total length 940mm
  • Rim diameter 279mm (11")
  • Width of neck at nut 33mm
  • Width of neck at rim 49mm
  • Depth of neck at heel 66mm
  • Length of heel 66mm
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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