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Looking for zither banjos
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I'm reaching out to the British members on this forum.  Lately I have been getting into zither banjo playing and I'm now looking for some higher end instruments (Cammeyer Vibrante Royal, Pro-grade…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard William Ineson on Monday.

A couple of fine classic banjos for sale
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I'm selling a couple of fine banjos that are ready to go for classic style, and I'd love to see them go to a new home.  First up is an all original Clifford Essex Paragon.  You can view it here:  …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Cohen Jun 26.

Fantastic Tubaphone For Sale

I'm selling a monster classic banjo from my collection, an early '20s 11 13/16'' Tubaphone pot with a custom neck made for Bill Morris.  The neck is profiled off of a Van Eps recording banjo and has…Continue

Started Feb 28

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Richard William Ineson replied to John Cohen's discussion Looking for zither banjos
"I found the advert for the bridge in the April 1927 B.M.G."
Monday
Richard William Ineson replied to John Cohen's discussion Looking for zither banjos
Monday
Richard William Ineson replied to John Cohen's discussion Looking for zither banjos
"These bridges were advertised in the B.M.G. in the 1920's I think, I can't remember offhand who made them but it wasn't Windsor; like all these complicated 'improvements' I don't think that this design of bridge made…"
Monday
Jody Stecher replied to John Cohen's discussion Looking for zither banjos
"I'm not British. I'm replying anyway.   I have a Cammeyer Patent I would part with.  "Patent" is the name of the model. It is ornate and lovely, or will be once it is restored. Apparently the decorative veneer tended to…"
Sunday
Jody Stecher replied to John Cohen's discussion Looking for zither banjos
"That's a really nice looking bridge, Richard.  I don't think I've seen one like it before."
Sunday
John Cohen replied to John Cohen's discussion Looking for zither banjos
"Hi Richard, I'll send you an email sometime in the next 24 hours.  I'm on a plane about to depart Tokyo heading back to the states.  I'm very interested in the banjo."
Sunday
Richard William Ineson replied to John Cohen's discussion Looking for zither banjos
"I've got a Windsor Artiste No. 1 for sale, I think that this was Windsor's most expensive banjo. Mine is dated 1905, all gold plated and engraved, hollow neck, original leather case ( a bit worn) with the initials T.W.T. stamped on the…"
Sunday
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Looking for zither banjos

I'm reaching out to the British members on this forum.  Lately I have been getting into zither banjo playing and I'm now looking for some higher end instruments (Cammeyer Vibrante Royal, Pro-grade Abbot, Temlett, and the rare zither banjos made by Weaver).  If you know of any for sale, could you please pass along the details?See More
Nov 11
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Aug 16
John Cohen replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Very sad news. R.I.P. British banjo player John Field
"John was a dear friend and as a classic banjoist was an invaluable compatriot to me and I'm sure many others. I knew he wasn't well but am still shocked by the news of his passing. Honestly I am a little lost for words."
Aug 9
John Cohen left a comment for Anthony Derycke
"Hey, how are you doing?"
Jun 26
John Cohen and Anthony Derycke are now friends
Jun 26
John Cohen replied to John Cohen's discussion A couple of fine classic banjos for sale
"Yes, it just sold."
Jun 26
Jody Stecher replied to John Cohen's discussion A couple of fine classic banjos for sale
"The ad has vanished from Banjo Hangout. Is it sold?"
Jun 26
John Cohen replied to John Cohen's discussion A couple of fine classic banjos for sale
"It's more banjo than anybody could ever need.  I've been using it as a concert instrument given the size and volume.  It's also nice having the long scale but a full 22 frets.  I'm only selling to fund another…"
Jun 26
Jody Stecher replied to John Cohen's discussion A couple of fine classic banjos for sale
"She's on the fence because she's never bought an instrument without playing it first. I have done so many a time but I've been playing banjo all my life and can tell a lot from seeing photos.  I think this is a nice banjo at a…"
Jun 26

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At 7:54 on October 4, 2016, Jonathan klass said…

Hi John

Thanks for the friend  invitation. I feel at home in this forum because it has a cultured feel and a sense of history amongst its members. A lot of other fiorums feel like a big fight.I look forward to interesting topics on this forum

Jonathan

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