Offering a select listing of original parts for restorations.
Please note- ALL the parts I have are listed.... I do not keep a want list for parts.
If it is not listed I simply do NOT have it. Sorry but I just don't have time to reply to emails requesting parts not listed here...
...this (in advance) is the only reply I offer to all such inquiries ..."I don't HAVE it if it's not listed..."
Always seeking old banjos, guitars, guitar parts, etc. Been known to trade for leads resulting in the purchase of high quality vintage guitars, banjos, mandolins, ukes,etc..Top Prices Paid for clean original stuff...
The "more photos" link brings up a page with more photos and Paypal BUY NOW buttons for convenient online purchases.
All overseas buyers must order from the "more photos" page which has this paypal button at the bottom of the page that will include overseas postage. Postage listed here below is generally for US only.
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|70s vintage Gibson RB-250 Mastertone banjo CASE ONLY - original 70s
vintage Gibson RB-250 Mastertone banjo CASE. Interior measurements are 39" long x 14 1/4" wide x 4 3/4" wide at
the accessory pouch. Nice original blue interior and original handle. STOLEN...if offered to you please notify
Warwick, RI Police ...this case was packed and out for mail pickup when stolen...July 29, 2010 at
update Warwick Police have Identified the thief on our surveillance cameras and he was arrested but the items have not yet recovered. Police are still working the case and have information about where they were sold. Receiving stolen goods is a crime. The search for the stolen items continues. If you have any information as to their location please notify us or Warwick Police. More Photos
|1920s 4-string banjo hard case - original 4-string banjo hard case measures 31 1/2" x 13 5/8". This shows expected wear from years of use...couple of seams need reglue..all latches remain intact and operational. Orignal handle intact...$40. More Photos|
|1930s VEGA Resonator Tenor banjo hard case - original VEGA Resonator Tenor hard case measures 34 1/2" x 13 3/4". This shows expected wear from years of use...remains intact and operational. Orignal handle gone...replaced with belt...$50. More Photos|
|prewar VEGA plectrum (or 5 string ?) Resonator banjo hard case - original Vega Hard case Measures 39" x 13 3/4" with plush blue interior. Vega badge & original handle intact . Came with Vega resonator plectrum.$200 EC More Photos|
|1950s Tenor Banjo Chipboard CASE - original vintage post war chipboard case for RESONATOR 19-fret tenor banjo. Interior measurements are 36 1/2" long x 13" wide with original plastic handle intact. Coast Music label inside lid. VGC..Price is $30.00 ($45.00 postage). More Photos|
|late 50s vintage Lifton tenor banjo hard case - original Lifton tenor banjo hard case measures 34 1/2" x 14 1/4" with plush interior & Lifton badge. This shows evidence of having been exposed to some moisture in the past (see discoloration in lining)...dry now, some tolex wear..includes original Lifton hang tag... all latches remain intact and operational. Orignal handle intact and strong... More Photos Price $85.00 + $45.00 postage US|
|1960s Tenor Banjo Chipboard CASE - original vintage post war chipboard case for RESONATOR 19-fret tenor banjo. Interior measurements are 35 1/2" long x 13 1/2" wide with original plastic handle intact. VGC.. Price is $30.00 ($45.00 postage). More Photos|
|Prewar RESONATOR MODEL Tenor Banjo Case - original Prewar RESONATOR MODEL Tenor Banjo Case. Interior measurements are 33 1/2" long x 13 3/4" wide. VGC..Price is $40.00 ($45.00 postage). More Photos|
|Prewar VEGA RESONATOR MODEL Tenor Banjo Case - original Prewar VEGA RESONATOR MODEL Tenor Banjo Case. Interior measurements are 33 1/2" long x 13 3/4" wide.VGC..Price is $65.00 ($45.00 postage). More Photos|
|Prewar VEGA Style N Tenor Banjo Case - original prewar open back Vega Tenor Banjo Case in rough condition. Interior measurements are 31" long x 12 1/4" wide. Original handle intact. Useful for parts or restoration. No markings but came with Style N short scale tenor..AS IS... $25.00 More Photos|
|PreWar Banjo Hard Case - Good PreWar Banjo Hard Case..Overall Length = 30 3/4", Inside Width = 12 1/2".. came with open back 17-fret tenor, original latches and case handle intact...$35 More Photos|
|PreWar Banjo Hard Case - Good PreWar Banjo Hard Case..Overall Length = 30 1/2", Inside Width = 12 1/4".. came with open back 17-fret tenor, original latches intact..rope replaces case handle.$35 More Photos|
|Vega NECK SUPPORT/LID case parts - original prewar Vega hard shell case neck support piece/compartment lid. The long component (lid) measures 3" wide x 8" in length. The piece attached to the lid (with the previous owners name label) is 3 1/2" wide x 7/8" thick. The neck "cradle" is 4" max height x 3 1/4" across. Came from a Vega tenor case. Not all Vega cases have same dimensions so please double check the measurements. VGC+ Price is $25.00 (postpaid in US)|
|Vintage Case handle rings- original prewar case handle rings. VGC+ Price is $9.99 (postpaid in US)|
|LOT - Vintage Case Latches- THREE identical made in usa latches used with banjo cases. Each remains attached to chipboard case material. Useful for restoration... parts too good to toss...all three $15.00 ($2.50 post US)|
|Vintage Plastic CASE HANDLE - original vintage plastic case handle measures 4 1/2" center to center for the mounting slot/hole. Salvaged from destroyed chipboard case. Mounting hardware shown is included. VGC+ Price $15.00 ($5.00 postage)|
|PreWar Case Handle - Good Solid Case Handle with original metal mounting rings. Measures 4 3/4" from end to end (not counting mounting rings)..get that case right..$30.... More Photos|
|Good Solid Hard Case - Oud? Viola da Gamba? Mandolin? - Good Solid Hard Case - Not sure what it would fit....Oud? Viola da Gamba? Mandolin?..Overall Length = 30 1/4", Depth shallow side = 5 1/2",Depth deep side = 10",Width widest point = 12 1/4".Width narrowest point= 7 1/4"..Excellent condition with original latches and case handle intact. Might be just the ticket for some lucky instrument owner..$40.... More Photos|
I recently took a hit on a banjo purchased from Bill's Music in Maryland. (Ebay user ID: billsmusic) The photos , strategically provided to keep undisclosed damage hidden, did not show obvious, extensive damage to the interior of the banjo. Contacted the seller who claimed all sales were "final with no returns". Not the kind of folks I want to do business with again.
"Steve, The case arrived today, it's just what I wanted. Please and thank you and may the Lord bless you... Lou. "
"I'm SORRY I haven't contacted you until now; my computer BLEW up!! The case I bought from you was absolutely perfect!!! It fits my old SS Stewart banjolin like a glove. It was even better than you described at a very fair price. Thank you for your excellent service....Kay"
"Just received the case. Thank you very much. It's the perfect length. I just need to trim down the support a little for a 6 string neck and I'll fix the damaged end while I'm at it..but the look is perfect. Thanks Again...Chip" "
Always willing to consider interesting trades..or will consider purchasing your old parts accumulations. Please email.
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