Framus banjo (5 strings) 1970's

Nice 5-string banjo from the Framus brand, made in the 1970s:

Technical characteristics :
  • Top: Framus skin 
  • Sides: Mahogany 
  • Resonator: Maple 
  • Neck: Mahogany 
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood 
  • Width at nut: 30mm 
  • Width at the 5th fret: 36.5mm 
  • Radius: Flat 
  • Frets: 22 frets (+ 1 zero fret) 
  • Scale: 686mm (27") 
  • Profile: “D” 
  • Hardware: Chrome 
  • Country of manufacture: Germany 
  • Year: 1970's 
  • Finish: Natural 
  • Decorations: Mother-of-pearl key markers / Brass inlay on the headstock 
  • Details: Traces of wear and cracked varnish which is normal given its age 
The reversal, and the straightness of the neck being very good, this banjo has a low action, really very pleasant to play.

With its maple resonator, one of the musical woods par excellence, it offers very good projection with a characteristic sound of banjos from those years, powerful and harmonic.

Delivered in house.

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