• Deering Goodtime 5 String Banjo

    <p>Deering Goodtime 5 String Banjo . Condition is Used. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class.</p><br><p>Great bit of kit really well made comes with gig bag. </p><br><p>American banjo really nice sound only selling because i have bought myself a deering artisan 5 string but this one sounds just as good i just don’t need two</p>
    9 bids
    £15.00 postage
    Ending Today at 3:43PM BST9h 31mClick & CollectType: Tenor BanjoBrand: Deering
  • Banjo

    23 bids
    £25.00 postage
    Ending Sunday at 8:50PM BST1d 14hType: Tenor BanjoBrand: Countryman
  • New listingCountryman Banjo Remo Head

    Countryman Banjo Remo Head. <br> <br>Condition is Used with some minor scratches and wear and tear. <br> <br>Missing 1 string. <br>
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    £14.99 postage
    Brand: Countryman
    or Best Offer
  • Goldtone Gold Tone AC1 Tenor Banjo Open Backed

    Goldtone Gold Tone AC1 Tenor Banjo Open Backed. Condition is Used. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class.Great condition.Will be packed to my usual bomb proof standard for despatch.
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    Free postage
    Type: Tenor BanjoBrand: Gold Tone

    MARMA SIX STRING GUITAR BANJO. Nice Marma Six String Banjo. Original Smooth Top Marma Head. Original Marma marked head. Tunes like a guitar. 22cm Resonator with 19.5 cm head. Used but in Good condition for Age.
    0 bids
    £7.00 postage
    Ending 29 Sep at 7:07PM BST8d 12hType: Guitar Banjo
  • Remo 5 String Banjo

    <p>Remo 5 String Banjo. Condition is Used. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class.</p><br><p>I don’t know much about this item as it has been given to me by a pal to sell. It seem solid. Needs new strings. Comes with a soft case. </p><br><p>Thanks for looking</p>
    5 bids
    £9.00 postage
    Ending Sunday at 2:54PM BST1d 8hClick & Collect
  • German 5 String Banjo Excellent Condition

    German 5 String Banjo Excellent Condition. Condition is As New. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class Signed For.
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    £14.75 postage
    or Best Offer
  • 1920s/30s Closed back Ukulele Banjo with f-holes.

    This old closed-backed uke has recently been given an overhaul to give it a new lease of life. It is pretty much original except that the original hooks which were badly corroded have been replaced with similar modern equivalents, and the worn varnish finish on the woodwork has been re-done.
    7 bids
    £7.00 postage
    Ending Sunday at 7:15PM BST1d 13hType: Ukulele BanjoBrand: Unbranded
  • Grafton Clipper Tenor Banjo - With Hard Case

    <p>Grafton Clipper Standard Scale Tenor Banjo by Andy (banjo) Perkins’ Banjo Works in really nice condition. Has a very small scuff on underside of resonator, have tried to show this on photos. Otherwise banjo is in great condition.</p><p>19 fret, 11” pot, 24 bracket, planetary tuners, dual co-ordination rods. Full specs available on the banjo works website.</p>
    11 bids
    £22.00 postage
    Ending 23 Sep at 7:45PM BST2d 13hType: Tenor Banjo
  • Vintage 4-string Banjo

    He left at the outbreak of World War I to serve in France. This banjo is ideal for a restoration project rather than being ready for a recording studio! The laminate on the back of the banjo is in very poor condition.
    3 bids
    £7.59 postage
    Ending Today at 9:29PM BST15h 17mClick & Collect
  • 5-String Traditional Bluegrass Western Banjo Guitar Remo Head Mahogany Wood TH

    <li> Item Size 96*33*9cm Package Size 100*43*11cm Back/Side Material Sapele Brand Unbranded EAN 0743828827618 MPN TH03SMZH100130003 Type Banjo Finish high polish Number of Strings 5 EAN 0743828827618 Number of Strings 5</li>.
    Type: Guitar Banjo
    Free postage
    Brand: Unbranded
    or Best Offer
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  • APC 6 string Banjo Guitar, Koa (Made in Portugal).

    6 String, guitar-banjo in almost new condition with a soft padded case.
    1 bid
    £10.00 postage
    Ending Today at 10:33AM BST4h 21mClick & CollectType: Guitar BanjoBrand: APC
  • Barnes and Mullins Tenor Banjo

    Selling due to upgrading. <br> <br>Barnes and Mullins 19 Fret Tenor Banjo with resonator. <br> <br>Currently tuned to GDAE <br> <br>Complete with strap and case. <br> <br>Stand not included. <br> <br>Cash on collection from Tamworth, Staffordshire or I may be able to drop off somewhere along the M42 or M1 as I regularly travel to Leeds. <br>
    0 bidsEnding Today at 1:51PM BST7h 38mCollection in personType: Tenor Banjo
  • Barnes & Mullins 4 String Tenor banjo

    Barnes & Mullins 4 String Tenor banjo. Condition is in excellent used condition, but needs re stringing. Comes with black soft case. Pick up only.
    0 bidsEnding Today at 10:05AM BST3h 53mCollection in personType: Tenor Banjo

    This banjo is in a very good used condition. The banjo can be picked up from the Essex RM9 area.
    Collection in person
    or Best Offer
    Brand: Recording King
  • Banjo Boston 2

    Banjo Boston 2. Condition is Used. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class.
    0 bids
    £20.00 postage
    Ending Today at 11:47AM BST5h 35m
    or Best Offer
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  • NEW! 5 String Bluegrass Banjo with Remo Skin

    The 5 string bluegrass banjo is great looking, hardwearing and features high quality components. The banjo also has a luxurious sapele resonator and sapele pot with a high-gloss finish which result in a great tone with lovely projection.
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    Free postage
    236 sold
  • Vintage Kay 5 String 1960/70's Banjo

    Vintage Kay 5 String 1960/70's Banjo. Condition is Used. Collection only as no case available
    0 bids
    Free postage
    Ending 25 Sep at 4:45PM BST4d 10hClick & CollectBrand: Kay
  • Stagg BJM30 DL 5-String Banjo with strap, bag and finger picks

    Never gigged. I molinor scratch on the back if the head but otherwise good condition. Condition is Used.
    0 bids
    £9.99 postage
    Ending 26 Sep at 11:24PM BST5d 17h
    or Best Offer
    Click & CollectType: Tenor BanjoBrand: Stagg
  • Fender 5 String Banjo

    Fender 5 String Banjo. Condition is Used. Collection in person only.
    1 bidEnding 23 Sep at 2:46PM BST2d 8hCollection in personType: Guitar BanjoBrand: Fender
  • Vintage John Grey & Sons Banjolin Mandolin Banjo 4 Strings In Case Closed Back

    Engraved with the maker on the back of the neck. There are also loose strings in the case. With 4 strings and holes in the head for another 4 tuning key fittings. It has a closed back made from wood in a dark brown.
    0 bids
    £7.50 postage
    Ending Sunday at 9:14PM BST1d 15hClick & CollectType: Mandolin Banjo
  • deering goodtime spe banjo 5string Usa With Extra Clamps Railroad Tacks And Case

    <p>deering goodtime special banjo 5string Usa With Extra Clamps Railroad Tacks And Case. Condition is Used. Fitted transducer plays well few minor skin  flaws to be expected on original skin collection only please or arrange collection your self </p>
    0 bids
    or Best Offer
    Ending 23 Sep at 9:04PM BST2d 14hCollection in personBrand: Deering
  • Epiphone Open Back 5 String Banjo

    <p>This banjo was a gift from an eccentric relation! True story.</p><br><p>I believe it is the Epiphone MB-100 but all I have is the banjo. No paperwork or nothing.</p><br><p>It has been strummed, who could resist, but aside from once or twice, it is virtually brand new!</p><br><p>Collection only! Or, if you’re not too far away, we’re willing to drop it off.</p>
    1 bidEnding Today at 3:47PM BST9h 35mCollection in personBrand: Epiphone
  • Vintage Banjo 8 Strings Closed Back Model Great Player

    14 bids
    £12.99 postage
    Ending 24 Sep at 9:05AM BST3d 2hBrand: Unbranded
  • Banjo - Old 5 string open back, restored

    Slimming down my banjo collection. I believe this banjo is old; the maker is unknown. About 5 years ago I obtained this banjo in need of restoration. The frets are in good nick and the neck is straight.
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    £16.50 postage
    Brand: Unbranded
    or Best Offer
  • Eastcoast Mandolin

    Eastcoast Banjo . Condition is Used. Collection in person only.
    0 bidsEnding Sunday at 8:47AM BST1d 2hCollection in person

    0 bidsEnding Sunday at 8:09PM BST1d 13hCollection in personBrand: Tanglewood
  • S S Stewart Orchestra Banjo

    I still have the original leather case which I will let the new owner have if they so desire. For sale is my beautiful S S Stewart Orchestra 5-string banjo. I have mainly used the banjo to play classical finger style using nylon strings.
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    £30.00 postage
    Brand: SS Stewart
    or Best Offer
  • Rocket Deluxe Western 5 String Banjo with Gig Bag

    Please review the full item description of item "Rocket Western 5 String Banjo with Gig Bag" for all information regarding delivery and technical specifications.
    Top Rated Plus
    Was: Previous price£199.00
    Est. delivery dateEst. delivery Mon, Sep 23
    Type: Guitar Banjo

    For sale is a TONEWOOD DB40 5 STRING OPEN BACK BANJO WITH A WHYTE LADIE TONERING IN MINT CONDITION. It is virtually unused, unmarked and as new as can been seen from the photos. Simply gorgeous. Walnut rim with maple. One piece walnut neck with walnut bound rosewood finger board. 22 frets. One piece 24 bracket engraved nickel flange. No knot tailpiece, renaissance head, 4.1 ratio planetary tuners, dual coordinator rods, engraved armrest, Tonewood protective bag, weighs approx 5kgs. They are scarce but there is one being sold new online for £675 so £400  under the new price but as new. Collection only from Bushey near Watford or London N14. Any inspection welcome. If its not too far and doable I'd be happy to meet you halfway for the cost of the fuel. For more details call 07957367352.
    0 bidsEnding Today at 12:01PM BST5h 49mCollection in person
  • Banjo 5-string: "Epiphone by Gibson" MB250 Masterbuilt

    Condition is Used. for a full spec. (But mine is labelled "Masterbuilt", not "Masterbilt" and doesn't have a capo). NB last picture shows the great Earl Scruggs playing his GIBSON version.!
    Collection in person
    or Best Offer
    Brand: Epiphone
  • New listingbanjo

    <p>Pictures are the description...no case</p>
    0 bids
    £6.80 postage
    Ending 30 Sep at 9:16PM BST9d 15hClick & Collect
  • OME Juniper tenor banjo

    0 bids
    £40.00 postage
    Ending 24 Sep at 6:01PM BST3d 11hType: Tenor Banjo
  • New listingbanjo

    5 string banjo neck       NEW never used,          complete with pegs.   post uk mainland only no islands.  highlands. or Ireland
    Brand: Unbranded
    £5.00 postage
    or Best Offer
  • New listingTenor Banjo

    New Open back 19 fret all maple Tenor banjo. make Supersized seem small. Get images that.
    0 bids
    £14.00 postage
    Ending 30 Sep at 7:57PM BST9d 13h
    or Best Offer
    Click & CollectType: Tenor Banjo
  • banjo 

    KAY KB54 ;5 string banjo and hard case. 1970s made in Germany in super condition ready to play , plush original hard case with key. also in great condition. postage free to mainland uk
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    Free postage
    Brand: Kay
    or Best Offer
  • Vintage 4 String Banjo + Mel Bay 4 string Ukulele Diagram Book

    Check all pictures.
    2 bids
    £5.00 postage
    Ending 27 Sep at 5:44PM BST6d 11hClick & CollectType: Ukulele Banjo
  • An Early 20th Century Five String Banjo By J H Wilson, Hull, 'The Mikado''

    An Early 20th Century Five String Banjo By J H Wilson, Hull, 'The Mikado''. It is rosewood with boxwood stringing, an ebony fretboard and mother of pearl inlay. Condition is Used. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class. It comes with a case which is probably original and therefore pretty knackered. 91cm end to end and the drum is 27cm diameter.
    1 bid
    £9.00 postage
    Ending Sunday at 2:52PM BST1d 8hClick & Collect
  • Tenor Banjo And Hard Case (John Grey)

    <p>Tenor Banjo And Hard Case. Condition used.</p><p>1940s John Grey Tenor Banjo in good condition.</p><p>Includes hard case, new strings, tutor book.</p><p>To be collected.</p>
    0 bids
    or Best Offer
    Ending Sunday at 8:35PM BST1d 14hCollection in personType: Tenor Banjo
  • New listingbanjo   pot

    banjo   pot.  NEW never used   see pics.  post uk mainland only
    Brand: Unbranded
    £5.00 postage
    or Best Offer
  • Minture Banjo

    Minture Banjo.6 inches in length. Hard case Condition is good. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class.
    6 bids
    £0.99 postage
    Ending Sunday at 3:32PM BST1d 9h
  • Fender DELUXE Banjo made Circa 2003 KOREAN Flamed Maple Resonator, Die-Cast tone

    Fender’s professional-level banjo 'Deluxe' 5 String Resonator Banjo. This particular Korean made banjo is in excellent condition.
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    £25.00 postage
    Brand: Fender
    or Best Offer
  • New listing5 String Electric Banjo

    <p>Hi all,</p><br><p>I’m selling my Rathbone 5 string electric banjo by Barnes and Mullions that I’ve had for 3 years. It is a model with a fitted humbucker style pickup which has a jack socket and volume control. It has a small mark on its headstock and a couple of scuffs on the back. </p><br><p>It comes with a good padded TGI gig bag.</p><br><p>It has a great sound both electric and acoustically.</p><br><p>Any questions, feel free</p><br><p>Pick up is from Hebden Bridge but a courier can be discussed (buyer arranged). UK bidders only</p>
    0 bids
    or Best Offer
    Ending 25 Sep at 5:23PM BST4d 11hCollection in personType: Electric Banjo
  • New listing5 String Open Back Banjo

    "Watson" 5 string open back banjo. The neck has ebony fingerboard and peghead overlay with MOP inlays and is fitted zero fret. Fitted two-way truss rod and long life hard-wearing F JESCAR FW43080 EVO GOLD Fret wire.
    0 bids
    £14.00 postage
    Ending 30 Sep at 7:59PM BST9d 13h
    or Best Offer
    Click & CollectBrand: Stagg
  • Immaculate Ozark 2141G 5-string resonator-back bluegrass banjo plus gigbag

    (Gibson introduced their Mastertone design banjos in 1924). The tailpieceis the ‘Gibson-style’ Clamshell type. It has a convex back inlaid with ivory/black rings andis fully bound in matching ivory/black colour binding.
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    Free postage
    Brand: Ozark
    or Best Offer
  • Irish Tenor Banjo

    Irish Tenor Banjo tuned G D A E. This has a brass tone ring, Nashville tailpiece, fiber skin head. Beautiful inlays on the neck.
    0 bids
    £12.95 postage
    Ending 27 Sep at 7:30PM BST6d 13hClick & CollectType: Tenor BanjoBrand: Unbranded
  • 'Malani' Banjolele: Closed Back Solid Wood Banjo Ukulele/Uke

    Inside: 6 Reasons you will LOVE this Banjolele!
    £129.95 to £139.95
    Top Rated Plus
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    67 sold
    Brand: Malani

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The banjo is a stringed instrument that is commonly associated with country music but is also very common in Irish music. The high-pitched tone makes it a great addition to any music collection and it is very similar to the guitar in terms of the solid body and stringing technique.

4 String Banjos

There are two different types of 4 string banjo available; the plectrum and the tenor. The plectrum is very similar to the 5 string banjo however it doesn't have the drone string. It is common in Dixieland bands and it is nearly always played with a guitar pick. The tenor banjo has a much shorter scale when compared to other banjos and it is very much suited to Irish music players however it is also suited to country music.

5 String Banjos

Unlike other instruments, the banjo doesn't go from lowest to highest with the strings. Instead, they are set in the following layout: 4th, 3rd, 2nd, 1st, 5th. The 5th string is a drone, and it is often referred to as being the thumb string. It is attached to the tuner on the neck and it is ¾ the length of the other strings. It is very suited to Bluegrass and other more traditional music styles.

6 String Banjos

The 6 string banjo has been used since the 19th century. It is possible to get a hybrid banjo that utilises the playability of a guitar, while still sounding like a banjo. This is great for guitarists who want to learn a new instrument. It is also possible to install pickups in a 6 string banjo as well, while also having the option to connect it up to an amplifier or a speaker of your choosing. 6 string banjos are incredibly suited to country music with stars such as Keith Urban using them on most of his records.

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