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TEST Scotland Charity Banjo


The Scotland Charity Banjo is entirely one-of-a-kind made with a deep black neck bearing Scotland’s name and shape proudly on the peghead. With pearloid inlays of light blue set into the Midnight Maple fingerboard in a perfect contrast to the deep blue stained resonator, this banjo pays respect to the loch’s that are the sparkling jewels of Scotland

The drum head of the banjo is personally signed by Mumford & Sons with a personal message from the band. 

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 Kindred Scotland, a parent-led organisation that supports families of severely ill and/or disabled children to: come to terms with their child’s diagnosis and implications for the future understand their child’s limitations – and/or pain – and/or challenging behaviour learn new skills to care for a disabled child at home apply for necessary disability benefits, equipment and home adaptations find the right school and learning support cope with bereavement.  In addition to advocacy and information they are very aware of the emotional support needs of families and the impact on parents and siblings of caring for a disabled child. Last year they supported over 880 families over their services.



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


  • 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim Stained Deep Black 
  • Steel Tension Hoop 
  • 11″ Frosted Top High Crown Head 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 
  • White Hypoallergenic Powder Coated Arm Rest 


  • Maple Resonator Stained Blue 
  • White Binding 
  • Durable Satin Finish 


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. 


  • 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


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.

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