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Deering Gold Era

Deering Gold Era

Brand: Deering | Stock Id: DEERING-GE

A maple, prewar style bluegrass banjo made like the classic banjos of the 1930’s with the same materials and the same weight, design and features, the Golden Era is one of our most popular banjos for traditional bluegrass bands. If you’re looking for that classic bluegrass banjo tone and look – this is the banjo for you. Adorned with a traditional hearts & flowers inlay pattern, this banjo has the appearance and feel of the prized banjos from the 1930’s. It is designed to produce the most sought-after sound, a sound previously only achieved by five-string banjos of the pre-war era. This beautiful banjo has a Genuine Deering -06- 20-hole bell bronze tone ring. The drum assembly and neck shape are designed for the traditional crisp and strong bass notes as well as the distinct clear high tones of the cherished bluegrass sound.

Golden Era THUMBNAIL

Features

Style: 5-String Resonator Banjo

Head: 11″ Frosted Top Medium Crown Head

Rim: 11″ Golden Era Violin Grade 3-ply Maple Rim

Neck Wood: Curly Maple

Tone Ring: Polished Deering -06- 20 Hole Bell Bronze Tone Ring

Case: Hardshell Case Included

Made in USA

Gallery

Deering Golden Era Banjos

NECK:

  • Curly Maple
  • Cremona Sunburst Stain
  • Traditional Fuller Neck Shape
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Hearts & Flowers Mother of Pearl Inlays
  • Trimmed with White/Black/White Binding
  • Bone Nut
  • 22 Glued in Nickel Silver Frets
  • Traditional 5th-String Nut
  • White Binding with Black/White Trim
  • Deering Planetary Tuners
  • Deering Geared 5th String Tuner

POT:

  • Polished Deering -06- 20 Hole Bell Bronze Tone Ring
  • Golden Era Violin Grade 3-ply Maple Rim
  • Nickel Plated Traditional Style Zinc Flange
  • 11″ Frosted Top Medium Crown Head
  • Nickel Plated Hardware
  • Deering Truetone Tailpiece
  • Steel Coordinator Rod for Adjustments

RESONATOR:

  • Deep resonator of  Curly Maple
  • The Resonator Sides are Specially Tapered on the Inside for Projection of Tone
  • Curly Maple with Cremona Sunburst Stained Resonator
  • White Binding with Black/White Trim
  • High Gloss Finish

Includes a Deering Hardshell Case

TONE:

The Golden Series Banjos have a larger air chamber than the other Deering models which gives the banjos a more resonant hollow sound with deeper bass response for a traditional bluegrass sound.

TUNED:

g,D,G,B,D in standard G tuning

Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

STRINGS

  • Comes with Deering 5-String Light Gauge Banjo Strings tuned to in standard G tuning (G,D,G,B,D)
  • Gauges: 10 11 13 21w 10
  • End Type: Loop

DIMENSIONS:

  • Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4″
  • Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4″
  • Resonator diameter 13 7/8″
  • Overall Instrument Length 38″
  • Weight Approx. 11 lbs

Due to ongoing product development efforts, specifications are subject to change without notice.

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