PARAMOUNT BANJO 4-String STYLE B WM LANGE Vintage RARE
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Sold Date: 04/01/2011
Channel: Online Auction
TO ENSURE YOU ARE HAPPY WITH YOUR PURCHASE, PLEASE READ OUR AD DESCRIPTION AND POLICY CAREFULLY. SEE ALL PICTURES OF THE ITEM LISTED. WE HAVE BEEN BUYING AND SELLING USED MUSIC AND ELECTRONIC ITEMS FULL TIME ON EBAY FOR MANY YEARS AND DO OUR BEST TO ACCURATELY DESCRIBE OUR ITEMS. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION IS OUR PRIORITY.This is a vintage Paramount "B" Style 4-String Banjo. I don't know the exact age, but its very old/vintage. Its not in terrific condition as you can see, but not horrible condition either. The chrome is pitted is spots and could use a shine as you can see. The head is quite worn to. Please understand that I'm not an expert on Banjos by no means. But I'll do my best to describe. The neck has some wear on it as you can see. There is a slight bow to the neck, to be honest i dont know if this is normal or not, I'm just trying to state anything that I can pick out that may or may not be an issue. I took closeups of the neck from a side angle so you can see for yourself. The are some heavy scratches on the sides to. The case looks to be original which is a really nice plus. Its old, a few of the latches do not close properly, but a few do. So the case still closes. The bottom seam on the case is starting to open up, so its not the greatest for carrying it around in. The curved chrome bracket/guard (im not totally sure what its called) on the top side of the banjo, that goes about a 1/3rd around the banjo is also a bit wiggly. Hope this helps ya. The same closed back model sold last week for $800.00, yes it was in better condition but it didnt included the original case. So like i said, this banjo is going to need some work upon arrival, but you know how rare these banjos are to find these days. Enjoy! ABOUT US THEMUZICMEN are a husband and wife team with two small children. We buy and sell used music and electronic items on ebay for a living. We care very much about each customer and try to make transactions pleasant and personal. Mike is a professional drummer and private music teacher. Diane is also a music enthusiast and keeps the home and ebay business running smoothly. Our feedback shows we have always done good and honest business. We strive to be a five star seller. Your postive feedback keeps us going! EMAIL RESPONSE We are almost always at our email, but we do have a family and some day obligations, so please give us 24 hours to get back. SHIPPING · We ship M-W-F (unless we have some emergency) · We use Fed Ex Ground, and tracking #s are provided so that you can track the item to your door. Please let us know right away if there is a tracking issue · If you have a PO Box, please ask before bidding. We use US Postal only for small items that require PO Boxes. Please ask for the shipping charges if you have a small item being shipped to your PO Box. Sometimes the post office is a little more expensive and we may require additional shipping charges. · Sorry, no APO or FPO addresses. · If you live in Alaska, Hawaii, or Puerto Rico, please ask before bidding. Some items can’t be shipped outside the 48 US states, or shipping may be higher. · Every item is automatically insured to it’s full value. · We do not bump up the buy it now or reserve price of an item to cover shipping costs as some sellers do. · Please understand that we use the best boxes and packing materials available to ensure your item comes in the same condition as it leaves us. We thoroughly pack each item and very, very, rarely have damage. This expense, along with the rising costs of shipping services accounts for the fair ship price we charge. We reviw our ship costs monthly so that we don’t overcharge our customers. · If you need same day or express shipping, please ask first. We’ll do our best to accommodate you, but can’t promise. PAYMENT · Payment must be received within 7 days of purchase · We can only ship to a confirm...
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