THIS AUCTION HAS BEEN COMPLETED.
Winning Bid: $2,810
The Rhode Island Charity Banjo is entirely one-of-a-kind, made with a Honey Amber neck bearing the shape and name of Rhode Island proudly on the peghead. With pearloid inlays of blue set into the Midnight Maple fingerboard, and this banjo represents the sandy shores and seaside towns Rhode Island is known for.
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 Crossroads Rhode Island . Since 1894 Crossroads RI has been serving some of the most vulnerable people in Rhode Island. Their mission is to help homeless, or at-risk individuals and families secure stable homes. Today, they are the largest homeless services organization in Rhode Island. They have become much more than a place to sleep. In addition to shelter and basic needs they offer: Hundreds of affordable housing units for families and individuals; Comprehensive case management; Education and employment services; and 24-hour/7 day a week emergency services.
*shipping charges will be added to the final auction selling price. Custom and duty fees paid by recipient.
Has a clear and bright sound of maple. Easy to play with clarity of note separation.
g,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
Also comes with a Deering Gig Bag Case
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.