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Wildwood Troubador 5 String Banjo with Deluxe Hard Case - Commission Sale **SOLD**

  • £1,499.00

**SOLD** **Excellent Condition** Wildwood Banjos are hand made from the finest figured maples, walnuts, and exotic hardwoods available. This superb banjo is in mint condition. The many fine features on this instrument include a figured hard maple neck, ebony fingerboard and peghead, ivoroid binding/wood purfling on both neck and rim, abalone inlays on both the neck and peghead, block laminated rim, Tubaphone-style tone ring, New Fiberskyn head fitted and Snuffy Smith bridge. Ideal for Old tyme, Clawhammer or Frailing. Includes a TKL deluxe hard shell case. Used but excellent condition with very little fret wear. Commission Sale
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Wildwood Troubador Specifications


  • Unique Wildwood block laminated rims from hard rock maple
  • Tubaphone style tone rings (made in house)
  • Newly fitted Remo Weatherking 'Fibreskyn' banjo head
  • 24 nickel plated bracket hooks, round nuts and shoes
  • Nickel plated brass notched tension hoop
  • cream colored ivoroid binding and coral snake style wood purfling on pot
  • Snuffy Smith 3 footed,5/8" banjo bridge
  • Wildwood fan style banjo tailpiece
  • Single co-ordinating rod.
  • Gloss finish


  • Eastern highly figured hard rock spliced maple neck
  • ebony fingerboard, peg head, and heel cap
  • bone nut, bone 5th string nut
  • cream colored ivoroid binding and wood purfling on neck
  • 2 way adjustable truss rod
  • nickel silver frets
  • 26.25” scale length
  • width at nut—1 1/4” width at rim – 1 15/16”
  • Bone nut
  • Gotoh geared tuning machines with Pearloid buttons
  • nickel plated brass hardware
  • all inlays cut from premium abalone or Mother of Pearl shell
  • Recently fitted spikes at 7th and 9th frets
  • Black plastic truss rod vover

More details about Wildwood

Wildwood Banjo Co. was founded by Mark Platin officially in 1973. Before that, Mark worked as an apprentice in Santa Monica, Ca. with the talented Ren Ferguson (employed with Gibson Guitars in Bozeman, Mt. as a major force in the acoustic development division). After the informal apprenticeship with Ren, Mark worked for the Dobro Guitar Co. in Long Beach, Ca. for brothers Ed and Rudy Dopera.

Wildwood Banjos are hand made from the finest figured hardwoods available. From beautiful curly maples and curly black walnuts, to exotic species such as Ebony, Bubinga and Wenge. From the traditional simplicity of the MINSTREL to the ornate design of the SOLOIST, we offer a well balanced range of banjos in styles for the traditional frailing and clawhammer style players, and classic powerful bluegrass banjos for 3 finger pickers.The blend of old world craftsmanship and modern technology

Exotic Wood Series helps produce banjos of unequaled quality and design. Choosing an instrument is a very personal experience. When you choose a wildwood, you have chosen an instrument that well become an “old friend”. 

Delivery & Returns

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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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