Wildwood / 5 String Deluxe Tree Of Life Banjo 1980s / Stringed Instrument For Sale

Wildwood Banjos was a small manufacturer of high-end banjos located in Bend, Oregon that started in Arcata, California. The company was founded by Mark Platin in 1972 and the product line included several models of both resonator and open-back banjos. After building well over 6000 banjo's, Platin retired in 2018. This open back 5 string banjo from the 1980's is in very good condition and looks absolutely stunning! It's not just the 'Tree of Life' inlay on the ebony fretboard; the rim has an ivoroid binding and wooden purfling that also runs along the flame maple neck. It produces plenty of volume and has a crisp and clear tone. Comes in a hardshell case with TFOA passport. Specifications Type: 5 String Open Back Finish: Natural Resonator Material: N/A Rim: Maple Block Construction Tone Ring: Tubaphone Tension Hoop: Notched Head: Waverly Fiberskyn 2 Body Details: Ivoroid Binding, Wooden Purfling Neck Material: Flame Maple Neck Profile: Soft V Fingerboard Material: Ebony Neck Details: Ivoroid Binding, Wooden Purfling, Tree of Life Inlay, Ebony Headstock Veneer Nutwidth: (mm/inch) 31,6 1.24 Scale Length: (mm/inch) 663 26.1 Bridge: Maple with Ebony Tip Tailpiece: No Knot Tuners: Planetary Condition: Very Good Travels in: Hardshell Case Accessories: TFOA Passport Photos of: Actual Instrument

The Fellowship Of Acoustics, Netherlands  

Contact name:
The Fellowship of Acoustics
Brands:
Martin, Gibson, Fender, Vintage Guitars, Santa Cruz, PRS, Collings, Rozawood, etc..
Languages:
English, Dutch and German
Specialties:
Fine, Vintage and Rare Guitars
Opening hours:
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm.

ABOUT US

I have always been opposed to being trapped into a job eight hours a day to purchase the free time to do what I enjoy. That’s why i started the Fellowship of Acoustics. The fellowship of acoustics was founded by Rudi Bults, Guitarist and obsessed with tone and wood. The idea was offering real expertise when trading and selling the finest instruments in the world from our showroom in Bergentheim, Netherlands. Helping others find the right tools and enjoying an atmosphere that’s unhurried, honest and informative that’s my go. We are nothing like the "supermarket" style music stores, but specialize in string-things only. We are widely known for Flattop guitars but also sell electric, mandolins & banjo’s, amps, parts, and accessories. Our store has earned the reputation for being a great place to shop for the best products and service.
It is our hope that this new website - much more than a list of "gear" for sale - will serve as an example of our commitment to offering a more personal approach, a friendly atmosphere, and an ultimately more satisfying experience for our friends and customers.
If you have any questions just dial +31-523-232205 or e-mail info@thefellowshipofacoustics.com My name is Rudi Bults, and I’m always here to help out. Wherever possible, we would recommend that you visit our store and experience our instruments and service first hand. However, because of our high standards you can be confident of ordering online from us. We hope you enjoy your visit to our site, and welcome your feedback.

LANGUAGES

We do speak English, Dutch and German! Feel free to call in any of these languages and ask your questions! Call 0031-523-232205

 

WE BUY, SELL, TRADE, DO CONSIGNMENT AND APPRAISALS

 

We LOVE Guitars, and buy and trade for most stringed instruments. But we also do consignment, make appraisals for insurance or put you on our watch list. Please check the Buying & Trading page for details.

www.tfoa.eu
The Fellowship of Acoustics BV
Kanaalweg oost 36
7691CE Bergentheim
Netherlands
To order online: go to
http://www.tfoa.eu/the_store/
And choose your Guitar and purchase through the website.

Available methods of payment
# Paypal
# Credit Card (MasterCard/Visa/AmEx) only available for European Community and USA.
# Bank-Wire transfer

Call for Online Order+31(0)523-23-2205
our policy:
14 day money in return return warranty  Shipping cost, and Customs & import return costs -bothways- are buyers responsibility
1 year Guarantee on Used Guitars
5 years Guarantee on New guitars (or 'limited lifitime' if the Builder guarrantees such)

 
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