Vintage Instruments: Mandolins, Banjos & Ukuleles

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1925 Ludwig Kingston Tenor Banjo

Ludwig’s Kingston Tenor banjo featured a two piece walnut neck with bound ebony 19 fret fingerboard, 23” scale, ‘High Pressure Metal Shell’ with top tensioning design, 11” head, nickel-plated parts and laminate walnut resonator. Pearloid inlays. The model was billed as a Professional instrument, and retailed for $75 back in 1930.

This example is in lovely condition and is nicely set up. It’s original but for replaced tuners and a Weather-King head. There is some fretwear evident, but the lie of the fingerboard is true and the instrument plays easily and cleanly up the neck.

With original hardshell case.

Shipping into the USA?

Sending this guitar to a US address is easy to do, and there are no import fees, taxes, or duties to pay when it arrives. We take care of everything involved in shipping – all you have to do unpackage the instrument when it arrives and play!

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