About this Banjo
A maple prewar style tenor banjo, the Golden Classic 19-Fret tenor banjo is a banjo made of higher quality materials and workmanship. The Deering -06- Bronze Tone Ring enhances the resonance and creates a maple tenor banjo with all the power and punch needed for stage performance.
The Golden Classic is a traditional design of the classic banjos made in the 1930’s. The Golden Classic features a fuller maple neck and a deeper resonator with high gloss finish, a genuine polished bell bronze Deering-06- 20-hole tone ring, the hard, dense, colorful, exotic, and, naturally beautiful ebony fingerboard and peghead with traditional mother of pearl inlays.
- Fancy Curly Maple with Cremona Sunburst Stain
- White Bound Peghead
- 24k Gold “Deering” Inlay
- Ebony fingerboard
- Hearts & Flowers Mother of Pearl Inlays
- Bone Nut
- Traditional Fuller Neck Shape
- White binding with black/white trim along the fingerboard
- Gold Plated Planetary Banjo Tuners
- Specially Machined Violin Grade 3-ply Maple Rim
- Genuine Deering -06- 20 Hole Bell Bronze Tone Ring
- Deering Brass Notched Tension Hoop
- 24 Round Hooks with ¼″ Hex Nuts
- 11″ Frosted Top Medium Crown Head
- A Traditional Zinc Flange
- All Hardware has 24 Karat Gold Plating
- Special Parts feature Vintage Engraving and Frosted Accents
- Curly Maple with Cremona Sunburst Stained
- Deeper Resonator Sound Chamber
- The Resonator Sides are Specially Tapered on the Inside for Projection of Tone
- White Binding with Black/White Trim
- High Gloss Finish
- Includes a Deering Hardshell Case
- 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. With longer sustain than mahogany, maple provides a beautiful bass response and great highs.
- The banjo plays string to string and up the neck at a consistent clarity and volume.
- C,G,D,A in standard tenor tuning
- Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.
- Resonator diameter 13 7/8″
- Instrument Weight 11 lbs
- The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.