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Eastman EBJ-WL1 "Whyte Laydie Style" 5-String Open Back Banjo

Eastman EBJ-WL1 "Whyte Laydie Style" 5-String Open Back Banjo

$ 1,448.00

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Bucks County Folk Music Shop is proud to be an Eastman dealer.

This Eastman EBJ-WL1 Whyte Laydie Style 5-String Open Back Banjo includes:

  • 10 3/4" Renaissance head
  • Whyte Laydie style tone ring
  • 28 Hooks
  • Grooved tension hoop
  • Thin 3/8" Maple rim with tortoise style binding
  • 3-Piece Maple neck with Ebony Strip
  • Bound, Ebony fingerboard
  • Geared banjo tuners
  • 26" scale length
  • 1 11/32" width at nut
  • 5/8" Maple bridge with Ebony cap
  • No Knot tailpiece
  • Varnish finish
  • Whyte Laydie No. 2 style pearl inlay on fingerboard
  • Fairbanks style Gryphon inlay on peghead
  • Bone nut
  • Nickel hardware
  • Bump Style Hardshell case

Modeled after a 1902 A.C. Fairbanks Whyte Laydie No. 2, this new banjo boasts many of the original's best features including a thin maple rim, ebony fingerboard, and 10 3/4" head.  It also includes some functional modern touches including geared tuners, a Renaissance head, and a deluxe hardshell bump case.

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