The Deering Tenbrooks Saratoga Star is one of the most elegantly beautiful modern banjos to enter the musical arena of classic instruments. Greg Deering personally designed the inlays with an Art Nouveau style in mind. Reminiscent of the Victorian Era, this high grade maple banjo stands out as a top of the line professional instrument, at home on the concert stages throughout the world. Featuring the Swiss made Kruger tone ring upgrade hand cast in a historic bell foundry in Switzerland, it is played by world renowned banjoists like Bela Fleck, Tony Trischka, Joe Bonsal of the Oak Ridge Boys, Ned Luberecki and many more.
Features include Curly Maple V shaped neck and deep resonator with specially tapered inside walls for projection of tone, dark red Mahogany stain, Kruger Bronze tone ring, Tenbrooks style 3-ply violin grade Maple rim, Deering Brass notched tension hoop, Ebony fretboard and overlay, Pearl and Abalone Art Nouveau style inlays, Ivoroid bound neck and resonator, Deering Planetary tuners, Nickel plated Zinc flange, Deering True Tone tailpiece, Bone nut, glued in Nickel Silver frets, 24 round hooks with 1/4″ hex nuts, Nickel plated hardware, Deering 11/16″ Maple/ Ebony bridge, spikes installed at 7 & 9th fret, 11″ frosted medium crown head, 1 1/4″ nut width and 26 1/4″ scale length.
Includes deluxe hardshell case and Lifetime Warranty.
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