BANJOPLACE Rodenbach

Das Banjo, insbesondere das Tenorbanjo, spielte in den 1920-iger Jahren eine wichtige Rolle im Jazz und ist für mich die rhythmische Seele des Dixieland. Auch in Deutschland gab es seit Mitte der 1950iger Jahre etliche Firmen, die Banjos herstellten und vertrieben. Bekannte Hersteller waren z.B. Framus, Höfner und Klira.

Im „BANJOPLACE Rodenbach“ befasse ich mich mit der Optimierung und dem An- und Verkauf von gebrauchten Saiteninstrumenten, insbesondere von Vintage Banjos und Gitarren.

Bei Interesse an einem der beschriebenen Instrumente nehmen Sie bitte Kontakt per email auf (starz-rodenbach@t-online.de). Testen und anspielen nach Voranmeldung jederzeit möglich.

GRETSCH Resonatorgitarre aus der„Roots Collection“, Modell Bobtail, Korpus und Hals Mahagoni, Resonator GretschAmpli-Sonic™ mit „Spider“ cone und Spider bridge, Round neck, 19 Bünde, Hals/Korpus-Übergang am12. Bund, mit Fishman Tonabnehmer, 3-tone sunburst, ca 2 Jahre alt, wenig gespielt, sehr gut erhalten (eine Delle an der Decke rechts oben, ein Haarriss am Griffbrett/Korpus- Übergang, siehe Fotos 11 und 12), sehr guter voller und lauter Sound, ggf elektrisch zu verstärken. 580 EUR – Zzgl Versandkosten (DE 15 EUR, EU 30 EUR, UK 45 EUR).

GRETSCH resonator guitar from the „Roots Collection“, model Bobtail, body and neck mahogany, resonator GretschAmpli-Sonic™ with „Spider“ cone and spider bridge, round neck, 19 frets, neck/body-transition at 12. fret, with Fishman pick-up, 3-tone sunburst, ca 2 years old, very good condition (one little ding at the top right side, small crack at the end of fretbord (see fotos 11 und 12), very loud and full sound, optional with pick up amplification. 580 EUR (Plus shipping costs (DE 15 EUR, EU 30 EUR, UK 45 EUR)

FRAMUS Banjo Uke, model 6/180, vintage 1962, Ser. Nr. 38953 F62  (made in Germany in june 1962),  rare model, soprano ukulele with 7 inch pot, completely restored and set up with a new natural skin (calf skin by Stern Tanning/JD Balch),  Scale ca. 34,7 cm, tension hoop with four screws (mounted at the rim  side), rim coated with sparkling red celluloid, black wooden resonator, can be removed for open-back conversion.  Ready for playing , set up with new Aquila New Nylgut strings (tuning G‘ – C – E – A ), nice and loud vintage sound. Comes with linen bag. EUR 249.- (Plus shipping costs (DE 15 EUR, EU 30 EUR, UK 45 EUR)

FRAMUS Tenor Banjo, Texan series, Type No 13200, Ser no. 35045 73F, made in june 1973. This banjo is in very good condition, very narrow neck in plywood with natural finish, rosewood fretboard, 19 frets (plus zero fret), metal archtop tone ring, ornamented Ni plated metal flanges, wooden resonator, new REMO head  (bottom coated, size 11 1/8 inch), new bridge, tension ring with 18 brackets and alumium hooks, set up in tenor tuning with new strings (C G D A, size 32-24-13-10), but also very suitable for Irish music. Loud and clear tone due to the archtop tone ring. 459 EUR, Plus shipping costs (30 EUR within EU, 15 EUR in DE, 45 EUR to UK)

MUSIKALIA Guitar Banjo model 505, handmade in Italy (by A. Leone in Catania/Sicilia) , rare instrument, vintage ca. 1980. Completely restored and in very good condition, with a new head (natural skin), solid aluminum tension ring, back and sides made of mahagony, new 3-pieces neck, rosewood fingerboard, all original except for the head, the bridge and the new strings (046 – 012, loop end). Great natural sound. 259 EUR. Plus shipping costs (15 EUR in DE, 30 EU within EU and 45 EUR to UK)

High end FRAMUS Tenor banjo from the late Nashville N-Line, Type No 13002N, vintage ca. 1977. Natural finish, solid maple neck, archtop metal tone ring, 24 hooks and nuts. Rosewood fingerboard with inlays, head stock with inlay, resonator back without eagle-logo. Original planet tuners, double coordinator rod system. Good to very good condition, frets show some playwear, glue line at the headstock is visible, small crack on the rim was professionally repaired by a banjo luthier. Head with FRAMUS-Nashville logo, new Grover bridge (1/2 inch) and new strings in tenor tuning (CGDA, strings 10-12-24-32). Clean and loud sound. Comes with older hard shell case. 749 EUR. Plus shipping costs (15 EUR in DE, 30 EU within EU and 45 EUR to UK)