Miscellaneous Banjo Parts & Accessories



updated 11/29/2022


Offering a select listing of original banjo parts for restorations.



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...

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vintage ELTON Uke or Banjo capo- original vintage ELTON "spring" Uke or Banjo capo. the cork lining is missing. Marked "ELTON" and "PATENT Appl'd For" ...cool case candy but don't plan on using this on your Martin 5k or your Silverbell!! $20. More Photos
vintage ELTON-Style Uke or Banjo capo- original vintage spring Uke or Banjo capo. the cork lining is missing. No visible markings...cool case candy but don't plan on using this on your Martin 5k or your Silverbell!! $20. (postpaid US)
vintage WAVERLY Banjo WRENCH & MUTE- original vintage WAVERLY Banjo WRENCH. Marked "WAVERLY" and fits Bacon & Day nuts..includes mute shown...cool case candy.. $25.($5.00 postage US) More Photos
Sabine Banjo capo- used Sabine banjo capo. White plastic piece has crack..could maybe be repaired or covered if necessary...AS IS $10. postpaid US
Shubb Capo - Flat fretboard- used Shubb classic guitar capo. Excellent complete condition. Designed to accomodate FLAT fretboards..as on many guitar banjos.. $15. ($5.00 postage US)
Pre-War VEGAPHONE Banjo Heel Cap - RARE original dyed pearwood banjo heel cap from VEGA Vegaphone banjo. Original and good $15.00 postpaid US
Pre-War VEGA Banjo Rim binding - original tortoise color rim binding pieces from early Whyte Laydie banjo. Useful restoration bits .two pieces. one is about 7" the other more like 9". both $20.00
VEGA Banjo Wrench - Original nickel plated key for your prewar VEGA banjo..$49.50
5/16" Banjo Wrench - Original nickel plated 5/16" key for your Slingerland or other banjo..(nut shown for reference...not included)$12.50
5/16" Banjo Wrench - Original nickel plated 5/16" key for your B&D (Bacon & Day) or other banjo..(nut shown for reference...not included)$12.50
vintage Grover pat appld for Tone Ring gizmo piece - Grover tone ring piece is marked pat appld for...The other is likely some sort of accessory mounting rod.... Good to have on hand. One price for both shown. $12.99
vintage RECORDING KING empty string envelope- RARE vintage RECORDING KING empty tenor banjo string envelope shows considerable wear and tear with parts missing..... Stick it in your case as "case candy" to sweeten up your vintage instrument's case appeal. Historically interesting of course but also a nice bit of case candy for that vintage Gibson-made Recording King banjo... $9.95 ($3.99 postage US)
prewar GIBSON tenor banjo string & string envelope- RARE prewar GIBSON tenor banjo string and original string envelope. Original D or 2nd string envelope with old string inside. Paper envelope shows cool artwork ...it's very old and is delicate/fragile paper with typical folds, creases and tiny tears one might expect with its age.. Stick it in your case as "case candy" to sweeten up your vintage instrument's case appeal. Historically interesting of course but also a nice bit of case candy for that vintage Gibson banjo... $9.95 ($3.99 US)
prewar GIBSON PLECTRUM and 5 STRING banjo string envelope- RARE prewar GIBSON PLECTRUM and 5 STRING empty banjo string envelope. Original G or 3rd string envelope (no string). Paper envelope shows cool artwork ...it's very old and is delicate/fragile paper with typical folds, creases and tiny tears one might expect with its age.. Stick it in your case as "case candy" to sweeten up your vintage instrument's case appeal. Historically interesting of course but also a nice bit of case candy for that vintage Gibson banjo... $9.95 ($3.99 post US)
prewar GIBSON MASTERTONE DELUXE tenor banjo string envelope- RARE prewar GIBSON MASTERTONE DELUXE tenor banjo string envelope. Original D or 2nd string envelope (no string). Paper envelope shows cool artwork ...it's very old and is delicate/fragile paper with typical folds, creases and tiny tears one might expect with its age.. Stick it in your case as "case candy" to sweeten up your vintage instrument's case appeal. Historically interesting of course but also a nice bit of case candy for that vintage Gibson banjo... $9.95 (3.99 post in US)
prewar HERCULES brand tenor banjo string envelope- RARE prewar HERCULES brand tenor banjo string envelope. Original D or 2nd string envelope (no string). Paper envelope shows cool artwork ...it's very old and is delicate/fragile paper with typical folds, creases and tiny tears one might expect with its age.. Stick it in your case as "case candy" to sweeten up your vintage instrument's case appeal. Historically interesting of course but also a nice bit of case candy for that vintage banjo... $9.95 (3.99 post in US)
prewar JOHN F. STRATTON "BIRMINGHAM" brand tenor banjo string & envelope- RARE prewar JOHN F. STRATTON "BIRMINGHAM" brand tenor banjo string & envelope. Original D or 2nd string envelope with string. Paper envelope shows cool artwork...wear consistent with age.. Stick it in your case as "case candy" to sweeten up your vintage instrument's case appeal. Historically interesting of course but also a nice bit of case candy for that vintage banjo... $9.95 (3.99 post in US)
prewar FLORENTINA brand violin string envelope- RARE prewar FLORENTINA brand violin string envelope. Original string envelope (no string) with "FRITZ KREISLER appreciates..." and photo of Fritz Kreisler. Paper envelope shows cool artwork...wear consistent with age.. Stick it in your case as "case candy" to sweeten up your vintage instrument's case appeal. Historically interesting of course but also a nice bit of case candy for that vintage violin... $9.95 (3.99 post in US)
LOT of NINE vintage strings lot consisting of nine vintage strings & envelopes..4 Black Diamond mandolin A or 2nd, 2 Gibson banjo & guitar, 3 LaBella guitar all NINE for one low price..$12.99 (3.99 post in US)
Dozen sealed vintage Gibson .020 wound banjo strings- Individually sealed identical .020 wound banjo strings... in original Gibson never-opened packages..all 12 for only $11.99
RARE prewar WILMOT TONE REGULATOR directions - Single piece of 3 1/2" x 4" paper folded in fours. Instructions on how to use the Wilmot Tone Regulator. Wilmot Wood Co. Boston, Mass. Wilmot banjo accessories were commonly added to Boston Vega instruments. Historically interesting of course but also a nice bit of case candy for that vintage banjo... $12.95 (3.99 post in US)
Vintage 1930 BANJO CONCERT program - This vintage 1930 BANJO CONCERT program was given under the auspices of The McNeil Banjo School by students of John P. Hamilton at Rivoli Hall...Sunday, April 27th, 1930... given the song titles, date, etc it would appear to be 4-string banjos featured. Measures 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and remains in very good condition. A very cool bit of banjo memorabilia...time to let some of these treasures go to loving new homes...$12.99
Vintage HARMONY bridge - marked HARMONY maple/ebony 4-string banjo bridge 1/2" $19.99 + $4.99 postage
Vintage JEWEL tenor banjo bridge - marked JEWEL 4-string banjo bridge 1/2" , pretty darn fancy vintage bridge..$24.99 + $4.99 postage
Vintage TENOR bridge - unmarked maple/ebony 4-string banjo bridge 5/8" $14.99 + $4.99 postage
Vintage FIVE STRING bridge - unmarked maple 5-string banjo bridge 9/16" $24.99 + $4.99 postage
GROVER "Compensated" 5-string banjo bridge - clean maple/ebony 5-string banjo bridge marked "Grover" with the "compensated" design. This is as clean a used bridge as you will find....may even be new old stock... All 5 slots cut. 1/2" in height. String spacing is 1 3/4". $12.50 + $3.99 postage
"Compensated" 5-string banjo bridge 1/2" - clean maple/ebony 5-string banjo bridge unmarked with the "compensated" design. This is as clean a used bridge as you will find....may even be new old stock... All 5 slots cut. 1/2" in height. String spacing is 1 3/4". $9.50 + $3.99 postage
Vintage Snuffy Smith bridge - vintage Snuffy Smith Bridge for 5-String , 5/8" , $29.95
Vintage banjo bridge - unmarked Paramount-style maple/ebony 4-string banjo bridge 5/8" $10.99
Weird vintage 4 string bridge - recently found in prewar banjo case this original maple tenor/plectrum banjo bridge with strange mod. All slots cut on this peculiar and perhaps one-of-a-kind bridge. Looks to be 1/2" height. $12.50 + $3.99 postage
Vintage MAPLE/EBONY 5-string bridge (modified) - 9/16" high five string banjo bridge. Five string slots cut (approx 1 7/8" between lower and higher string slots).. unmarked, modified so bass string height is 9/16" and it tapers down to 1/2" on the treble string side. ...Nice aged wood bridge..$12.50 ($3.99 postage US)
Vintage MAPLE/EBONY 4-string bridge 1/2" high four string banjo bridge. Four string slots cut (approx 1 1/2" between lower and higher string slots)..no markings..aged wood bridge..$12.99 ($3.99 postage US)
MAPLE/EBONY 4-string Banjo bridge older used 1/2" 3-foot maple/ebony banjo bridge. Four string slots cut (approx 1 3/8" between lower and higher string slots).. bears no markings.. $9.99 ($3.99 postage US)
MAPLE/EBONY 4-string Banjo bridge used 5/8" 3-foot maple/ebony banjo bridge. Four string slots cut (approx 1 3/8" between lower and higher string slots).. bears no markings.. $12.99 (3.99 post in US)
1950s KAY 4-string Banjo Bridge vintage 5/8" 2-foot maple banjo bridge with four string slots cut... bears no markings but is original Kay banjo bridge.. $12.99 (3.99 post in US)
1950s KAY 5-string Banjo Bridge vintage 5/8" 2-foot maple banjo bridge with five string slots cut... bears no markings but is original Kay banjo bridge.. $12.99 (3.99 post in US)
Pre-War Nail File - RARE original grained ivoroid finger nail kit with 6 nail "files". Found inside a prewar tenor banjo case accessory compartment. The only one like it I've ever seen. Cool "case candy" ..$29.99 + $5.00 postage
Bacon Banjo Catalog- fine reprint of the orig 12 pg catalog from the Forest Dale, Vermont days. Features 5 string "Professional" and "Grand Concert" (internal resonator) models as well as accessories ("No Knot", Kerschner tpc) etc. Truly a "must have" reprint $9.99 + $4.00 postage More Photos
1980s WILDWOOD BANJO catalog - ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" color brochure with photos and information on Mark Platin's fine banjos. Elderly Instruments sticker on front.
Checkered Binding Strips- some old banjo checkered binding for restorations..various lengths 2 1/2"-12"..edges show shrinkage/damage..fragile..will do my best to get them shipped without breaking...$14.99 (3.99 post in US)
Checkered Binding Bits- some old banjo small pieces of checkered binding for restorations..various lengths under 2"..fragile..will do my best to get them shipped without breaking...$14.99 all (3.99 post in US)
60s Vega Ranger Hang Tag- original 60s Vega Ranger hangtag..$24.99 (mailed FREE in US)
60s Vega Tags- original 60s Vega Ranger tags..Business Reply/Registration & Care...$24.99 (mailed FREE in US) More Photos
WEYMANN BANJOS CATALOG 15-page booklet 61 details amplifyiing rim, tuners, resonator as well as Orchestra models #4 and #7 etc...appears to be original and not the repro More Photos
1926 PARAMOUNT BANJO CATALOG REPRINT Soft Cover. 80 pages. Fully illustrated with players and bands....includes Paramount fine line of banjos...out of print..... More Photos
ORIGINAL 1920s PARAMOUNT BANJO CATALOG Soft Cover. 40 pages. Undated features Paramount Stars (Reser, Pingatore, Reino, Lucas, etc), RARE original catalog..likely early 20s (1923). Complete with modest wear and discoloration to outer pages (see photos).. More Photos
Vintage Plastic Case Handle Clear plastic vintage case handle..4 1/4" between mounting brackets..restore that old chipboard case..$12.99 (3.99 post in US)
lot of 9 black/white wood purfling strips - lot of 9 wood purfling strips shown that might prove useful for builds or restorations. price for all shown ...$30. ($12.00 US postage) More Photos
lot of 18 black/white herringbone style wood purfling strips - might prove useful for builds or restorations. price for all shown ...$40. ($10.00 US postage) More Photos
lot of vintage multi-color wood purfling - might prove useful for builds or restorations. price for all shown ...$45. ($10.00 US postage) More Photos
Lot of 5 multi-color wood purfling strips - approximately 32"..1/8" thick, price for all shown ...$20. ($10.00 US postage) More Photos
lot of Wood Purfling strips - checkerboard black/white - 36", 34", 32" plus shorty ..price for all shown ... $25. ($15.00 US postage) More Photos
lot of Wood Purfling - Whyte Laydie No. 7 rims - enough rare wood purflings for several Whyte Laydie No. 7 rims...best offer More Photos