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Ohio Charity Banjo

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Description

The Ohio Charity Banjo is entirely one-of-a-kind, made with a Honey Amber neck bearing the shape and name of Ohio proudly on the peghead. With pearloid inlays of blue set into the Midnight Maple fingerboard, and paired with water blue stained resonator this banjo represents the name of Ohio, which came from the Native American word ohi:yo’ meaning “good river” or “great river”.

The drum head of the banjo is custom made by Remo with the Delta Tour Wings Logo and personally signed by Mumford & Sons. 

Based on the Deering Artisan Goodtime Two this banjo has a resonator back for projection, and a violin grade maple rim that gives it a bright and clear tone. Designed and built by Deering Banjos at their factory in Spring Valley, California specifically for this auction. 

The stunning Artisan Goodtime banjos embody Greg Deering’s lifelong vision for the Deering Banjo Company – to make the best sounding, playing, looking, and best value U.S.A. made banjo that he possibly could. It is a never-ending quest that Deering pursues every single day.

The Charity this auction will benefit is Achievement Centers. Achievement Centers is a Cleveland, Ohio based non-profit organization that provides support, services, and programs that help children with a wide range of physical, emotional, neurological, or developmental disabilities achieve their full potential in life. Comprehensive services to children with disabilities and their families are provided through education and autism services, therapy and their Intensive Therapy Clinic, family support, recreation and adapted sports. Charitable donations help to provide many of these critical services for families, regardless of their ability to pay. Their vision is a future where individuals with varying abilities have opportunities across the lifespan to live life to the fullest. Everyone will reach their highest potential at home, school, and in the community as a result of the family-focused and integrated services their staff so competently and passionately provides. 

*shipping charges will be added to the final auction selling price. Custom and duty fees paid by recipient.

SPECS:

NECK:

  • Slender Rock Maple Neck Stained a Honey Amber
  • Vintage Pearloid Blue Inlays set in the Midnight Maple Fingerboard 
  • 22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets 
  • The Shape and Name of Ohio Engraved On Peghead 
  • Planetary Tuners 
  • Geared 5th String Tuner 
  • Durable Satin Finish 
  • Spikes installed at 7th, 9th, and 10th frets 
  • Deering Fiddle Shaped Peghead 

 

POT: 

  • 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim Stained Honey Amber 
  • Steel Tension Hoop 
  • 11″ High Crown Custom Made Remo Head with the Delta Tour Wings Logo and personally signed by Mumford & Sons 
  • 5/8″ Maple/Ebony Goodtime Bridge 
  • 16 Flat Hooks with 9/32″ Nuts 
  • 16 Bracket Shoes with Screw Attachments 
  • Deering Patented Goodtime Tailpiece 
  • Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments 
  • Durable Satin Finish 
  • Matte Black Hypo-allergenic Powder Coated Arm Rest 

 

RESONATOR:

  • Maple Resonator Stained Water Blue
  • Black Binding 
  • Durable Satin Finish 

 

TONE: 

Has a clear and bright sound of maple. Easy to play with clarity of note separation. 

TUNED: 

g,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning 

Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well. 

DIMENSIONS: 

  • Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″ 
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″ 
  • Rim Diameter 11″ 
  • Resonator Diameter 13 7/8″ 
  • Overall Instrument Length 38″ 
  • Weight Approx. 6 lbs 

Also comes with a Deering Gig Bag Case 

WARRANTY: 

The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Goodtime banjo a 6 year warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.

*shipping charges will be added to the final auction selling price. Custom and Duty fees paid by recipient.

 

 

 


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