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Barnes & Mullins Empress 5 String Banjo - Slight Cosmetic Issue on Resonator

  • £399.99
  • RRP £565.00
  • Save £165.01

One of the most beautiful banjos currently on the market, the BJ500BW 'Empress' 5 string banjo is one of the most popular models from Barnes & Mullins. It features a stunning burl walnut resonator, which delivers a tone that sounds as great as this banjo looks. The resonator is matched by a walnut neck and walnut laminate rim. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you should definitely check out the BJ500BW. Please see below for more details. Slight discolouration on the resonator. See 3rd image.
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Description

Buy your Barnes & Mullins Empress 5 String Banjo - Slight Cosmetic Issue on Resonator from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.

Building upon the long heritage of Barnes & Mullins original banjos and mandolins – dating back to the late 1800s - the current crop of B&M instruments offer superb playability and an unmistakable visual appeal.

Originally established in London in the early 1900s, Barnes & Mullins became one of the most famous names associated with high quality banjos. Today, the company reissues some of its most popular models. These instruments allow today's musicians to enjoy a fantastic high quality banjo at an affordable price, developed with the same expertise and attention to detail as they were over 100 years ago.

Named after the tragic 'Empress of Ireland' ocean liner, the Barnes & Mullins BJ500BW 'Empress' 5 string banjo combines outstanding quality with a unique and striking appearance. A low action and quick neck make this banjo a joy to play. It features a closed back burl walnut resonator to deliver an authentic, punchy bluegrass tone with a genuine Remo Vellum head. Geared machine heads ensure improved tuning stability. The BJ500BW also features a rolled brass tone ring to improve the volume and projection of the instrument.

Features & Specifications

  • Neck: Walnut
  • Resonator: Burl Walnut
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Rim: Walnut Laminate
  • Tone Ring: Rolled Brass
  • Brackets: 24 pcs
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Head: Remo Vellum
  • Machineheads: Geared

 

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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