• Musical Instruments
Lot 1272

VINTAGE ENCORE FIVE-STRING BANJO

Estimate: $80 - $120
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$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
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$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

VINTAGE ENCORE FIVE-STRING BANJO, unknown serial number, metal rim with rosewood or rosewood-type resonator having inlay along top edge and American eagle decal to back, attached rosewood armrest, mahogany neck and rosewood fretboard with large fret markers, ivoroid bindings, veneer-front headstock featuring Encore logo decal with faux mother-of-pearl inlay decoration, back of headstock with applied "MADE IN JAPAN" label. Together with a hardshell case. Circa 1980. 38 1/2" LOA, 13 1/2" WOA.

Condition

Very good overall condition with some wear including to banjo head, case with wear and some shedding to interior lining.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.