Banjo Hardware

~Hooks~Nuts~Shoes~Endbolts~Various Metal Bits~



updated 9/8/2022


Offering a select listing of original banjo parts for restorations.

Please note- ALL the parts I have are 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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Vintage ROUND Banjo Hook & Nut - original nickel plated round hook is 2 1/2" long and matching 5/16" hex nut for vintage banjos. Price per hook/nut set shown is $5.00 (postage is $3.50 for any quantity selected).Limited quantity available. Quantity can be selected after buy now button...(2 left) More Photos
Vintage KAY flat Banjo Hook & Nut - original 60s KAY chrome or nickel plated flat hook and matching nut. Very Clean. Hook is 1 5/8" long, nut is 1/4". These are the SHORTER hooks as used on deep resonator Kay banjos.
Pre-War VEGA Banjo Hardware - original worn nickel plated round hook and matching closed end nut for prewar VEGA banjos. Worn original plating on steel hooks. (lot of 19) $99.50 (postpaid US only) More Photos
Pre-War VEGA Banjo Hardware - original nickel plated closed end nuts for prewar VEGA banjos. (lot of 7) $55.00 (postpaid US only) More Photos
Pre-War Banjo "one-point" shoe assembly - RARE original nickel plated BRASS "one point" shoe and matching screw set for vintage banjos (Vega). 3/4" x 7/16" w/ 7/8" slot head screw. The horizontal component which receives the banjo hook is 1/2" long. Price per shoe set shown is $6.50 plus ($3.50 postage). (8 available) More Photos Select quantity once you click BUY NOW button.
Pre-War Banjo L-shoe assembly - RARE original BRASS nickel plated L-shoe and matching screw set for vintage banjos. 1" tall x 5/16" wide. Includes 1/2" long mounting screw. The horizontal component which receives the banjo hook is 1/2" long. $6.50 each More Photos & info
Pre-War Banjo "one-point" shoe assembly - RARE original nickel plated BRASS "one point" shoe and matching hex mounting bolt for vintage banjos. 3/4" tall x 3/8" wide. The horizontal component which receives the banjo hook is 9/16" long. Threaded portion of hex head mounting bolt is 1/2" long. Price per shoe set shown is $6.50 plus ($3.50 postage). More Photos Select quantity once you click BUY NOW button.
Pre-War Banjo L-shoe assembly - RARE original BRASS nickel plated L-shoe and matching steel screw/washer set for vintage banjos. Same as above listed L-shoe except screw is 3/8" long. Measure 5/8" x 5/16" w/ 3/8" long slotted round head steel screw and brass washer. The horizontal component which receives the banjo hook is 7/16" long. Price per shoe/screw/washer set shown is $6.50 and postage is $3.50 for any quantity.
Set of 30 pre-war re-War Banjo L-shoes - set of 30 original BRASS nickel plated L-shoes with matching steel screw/washer for vintage banjos. Same as above listed L-shoe. Each measures 5/8" x 5/16" w/ 3/8" long slotted round head steel screw and brass washer. The horizontal component which receives the banjo hook is 7/16" long. rare clean set for thin rim pre-war banjos.. More Photos & info
Vintage Banjo NECK BRACE - nickel plated W.M.P Co PAT. PEND banjo neck brace for dowel stick banjo. Complete will all 3 pieces... marked W.M.P Co Pat.Pend..
vintage Banjo Pickguard- original vintage metal unplated banjo pickguard. unmarked includes home-made gold sparkle facing which has curled and is no longer attached to the metal guard...includes mounting hardware shown.$30. More Photos
Vintage banjo tailpiece bolt - original tailpiece hex-head bolt, 2 1/4" long with what appears to be a Fairbanks open end nut, as used with ivory tailpieces on turn-of-the-century open backs. $50 (mailed FREE in US)
Knurled Thumbscrews - Plated steel thumbscrews. These are about 1" long with knurled heads measuring 1/2" in diameter. Can be used in various ways by banjo tinkerers. Although not exact replacements as resonator attachment thumbscrews, they can be modified to suit that purpose...Price per set of FOUR.. $9.50 + $4.50 postage (US)
Original Vega Two Point Shoe - limited supply of hard to find original nickel plated brass "2 point" shoes original to all Vega bracket band models (whyte laydie, tubaphone) as well as many electric models. Available with either the special small brass screw for use with bracket band banjos OR the longer thru-rim screw for Electric models. Please specify. $12.99 each postpaid. More Photos
Mastertone Style Hook/Nut set- Excellent nickel plated Mastertone Style Banjo hook/nut set. Nickel plated steel round hooks with nickel plated brass nuts. 24 hooks/nuts....$45. obo More Photos
Set of 28 prewar Vega 2-Point Shoes- original VEGA 2-point shoes as commonly used on prewar Vega banjos....Electric, etc. Complete set of 28 with screws & washers. $225. More Photos
Set of 28 prewar Vega 2-Point Shoes- original VEGA 2-point shoes as commonly used on prewar Vega bracket-band banjos...Vegaphone Professionals, Artists, Soloists, Whyte Laydies, Tubaphones. Complete set of 28 with bracket band brass screws. $275. More Photos
Original 50s KAY Wood Banjo Rim - ORIGINAL vintage KAY banjo rim looks to be just about 11" diameter....$11.50 More Photos




"Hello Steve, The package arrived on Monday. I appreciate the quick service after your power outage and hope that you survived the flooding in your area without any damage. The brackets are a great match for a restoration project I am working on. Thanks again for the great service. -David "



"Hi.. Amazing- never in this life did I think I'd find Vega 2-point shoes w/out buying another bracket band($$) or a whole nother banjo($$$$) You have the best Pots & Parts website I've ever run across. Thanks again-Charlie. "



"G'day Steve, Parts arrived yesterday. all in good order. Thanks very much. Just the ticket for completion. Speak to you next time. Regards-Derrick."


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