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John McEuen Signature Model


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The John McEuen Signature model banjo is made of beautiful curly maple stained a golden honey and trimmed in ivoroid and Coral Snake purfling. White binding encircles the peghead where John McEuen’s name is set into the artfully designed floral pattern that gracefully adorns the peghead and ebony fingerboard. D-Tuners are installed on the 2nd and 3rd Strings. It has a unique look of 24 karat gold and chrome metal parts, accented with premium engraving on the tone ring, armrest and tailpiece. This exquisite banjo has a gold plated Deering -06- tone ring and a slightly deeper resonator for the precise sound John wanted.

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In celebration of John's 50 year career as a banjoist having played a Deering 30th Anniversary Banjo along with his Florentine for the past 10 years, John worked with Greg and Janet Deering to create a unique and special John McEuen Signature Model Banjo!

Banjo Specs


  • Curly Maple With A Honey Stain
  • Natural Ebony Fingerboard
  • 22 Glued In Nickel Silver Frets
  • Unique Inlays
  • Ivoroid Bound Fingerboard
  • Coral Snake Wood Purfling
  • Adjustable Truss Rod
  • Planetary Tuners
  • D Tuners on 2nd and 3rd Strings
  • Deering Geared 5th String Tuner
  • Bound Neck and Peghead
  • Slender and Comfortable Deering Neck Shape
  • High Gloss Finish


  • Gold Plated & Engraved Deering -06- Bell Bronze Tone Ring
  • Deering Premium Violin Grade 3-ply Maple Rim
  • Gold Plated Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop
  • 11″ Top Frosted Medium Crown Head
  • 24 Chrome Plated Round Hooks with ¼″ Hex Nuts
  • Gold Plated One Piece Nickel Plated Zinc Flange
  • 5/8″ Deering Maple/Ebony Bridge
  • Gold Plated Deering True Tone Tailpiece
  • Satin Finish


  • Curly Maple
  • Coral Snake Wood Purfling
  • Ivoroid Binding
  • Tenbrooks Banjo Resonator Depth
  • Resonator Sides Are Specially Tapered On the Inside for Projection of Tone
  • High Gloss Finish

Includes a Deering Hardshell Case



g,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.


  • Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
  • Resonator Diameter 13 7/8″
  • Rim Diameter 11″
  • Overall Instrument Length 38″
  • Weight Approx. 11.8 lbs


The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.


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