Deering Golden Era 5-String Banjo - neck joint front
Eddie Adcock with his Deering Golden Era banjo
Deering Golden Era 5-String Banjo - front
Deering Golden Era 5-String Banjo - back
Deering Golden Era 5-String Banjo - peghead close
Deering Golden Era 5-String Banjo - peghead front
Deering Golden Era 5-String Banjo - pot close
Deering Golden Era 5-String Banjo - neck joint back
Deering Golden Era 5-String Banjo - neck back
Deering Golden Era 5-String Banjo - neck joint back

Deering Golden Era™ 5-String Banjo

Regular price$5,499.00
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The Golden Era is one of our most popular banjos for traditional bluegrass bands. If you're looking for that classic bluegrass banjo tone and look - this is the banjo for you. 


A maple, prewar style bluegrass banjo made like the classic banjos of the 1930's with the same materials and the same weight, design and features, the Golden Era is one of our most popular banjos for traditional bluegrass bands. If you're looking for that classic bluegrass banjo tone and look - this is the banjo for you. Adorned with a traditional hearts & flowers inlay pattern, this banjo has the appearance and feel of the prized banjos from the 1930's. It is designed to produce the most sought-after sound, a sound previously only achieved by five-string banjos of the pre-war era. This beautiful banjo has a Genuine Deering -06- 20-hole bell bronze tone ring. The drum assembly and neck shape are designed for the traditional crisp and strong bass notes as well as the distinct clear high tones of the cherished bluegrass sound.

Specifications

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Neck

Neck Wood: Quartersawn AA Grade Curly Maple 
Neck Shape: Traditional "U" Shape
Stain: Cremona Sunburst
Finish: High Gloss
Nut Material: Bone
Tuners: Deering Planetary Tuners
5th String Tuner: Deering Gotoh Geared 5th String Tuner
Frets: 22 Glued In Nickel Silver Frets
Fingerboard: A Grade Ebony

Specs
Pot

Rim: 3-Ply Violin Grade Maple
Rim Diameter: 11"
Tone Ring: Deering -06- 20 Hole Bell Bronze Tone Ring
Head: 11" Top Frosted Medium Crown
Tension Hoop: Notched Brass Tension Hoop
Hooks & Nuts: 24 Round J-Hooks and 1/4″ Hex Nuts
Flange: Traditional Style Zinc Flange
Armrest: Deering Armrest
Hardware Plating: Nickel
Tailpiece: Deering True Tone Tailpiece
Finish: Hand Finished Satin Polyurethane

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Resonator

Resonator Wood:
Resonator Finish: High Gloss
Resonator Sidewalls: Tapered
Resonator Diameter: 13 7/8"
Resonator Stain: Cremona Sunburst

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Dimensions

Neck Width at the Nut: 1 1/4"
Scale Length Nut to Bridge: 26 1/4"
Rim Diameter: 11"
Overall Instrument Length: 38"
Weight Approx.: 11 lbs

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Warranty

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 thequality of our materials and workmanship.

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Specs
Strings, Tuning, Etc.

Comes strung with Deering Light Gauge Strings

Comes tuned: G, D, G, B, D
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

Comes with a Deering Hardshell Case


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