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GB206
Bacon,  11inch,  mahogany.    Price  £1495

 

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GB205 custom 12inch, brass tone ring, old mahogany

 

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GB204 custom Whyte Laydie, 11inch,  Brazilian satinwood

 

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GB203 'AURORA', Whyte Laydie, 11inch,  English applewood

 

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GB202 'ARIEL', 10inch, English applewood

 

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GB201,  'Snooker T', old mahogany and ebony with titanium Whyte Laydie

 

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GB199  ARIEL  in mahogany

 

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GB  198   ARIEL  10" in field maple

 

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GB  197  Tubaphone in cherry

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GB  188, The 'Sphinx', cast Tubaphone tonering, English field maple and ebony.

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GB  181,  'Ariel',  10 inch 'A' scale,
brass tone ring, maple

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GB  190, English applewood and ebony with Whyte Laydie tone ring and frailing scoop.

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GB 189, Titan 'Sundance', old mahogany, with a 12 inch titanium Whyte Laydie tone ring, custom made for Titan Banjos.

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GB  187, hardwood tonering, English apple and laburnam

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GB  186,  hardwood tonering, cherry and ebony

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GB  185, 'Pomona',  Whyte Laydie,    applewood and ebony.

. . . Pomona was the Roman goddess of fruit (hence the French word for apple) and the banjo is in applewood.

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GB  184, 'Tompion',  brass tone ring,   applewood and laburnum.   

. . . an upgraded Regulator, Thomas Tompion was the maker of the finest regulator clocks in the  C17th.

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GB  182,  'Naiad', White Laydie, maple 

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GB  179,  'Fantail',  brass ring,
cherry, fanned frets.  

this extra image shows the highly unusual fanning of the frets - plays beautifully

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GB173

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GB176 (18/10/2017)
11", Whyte Laydie, curly maple, carved heel, scoop and dropped tension hoop.  
Ref:GB176 Ref:GB176 Ref:GB176
GB174 (23/07/17)
11", Tubaphone, walnut, shoe band.  
Ref:GB174 Ref:GB174 Ref:GB174
GB172 (24/04/2017)
8" 'Firefly', brass ring, maple.  
Ref:GB172 Ref:GB172 Ref:GB172
GB169 (20/03/17)
11", Whyte Laydie, walnut.  
Ref:GB169 Ref:GB169 Ref:GB169

GB 177 (07/06/16)
11", Whyte Laydie, maple, scoop and dropped tension hoop.

Ref:GB177 Ref:GB177 Ref:GB177
GB171
8" 'Firefly', brass ring, cherry. 
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GB168
11", Tubaphone, cherry, shoe band.  
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GB165
11", Whyte Laydie, English cherry.  
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GB152
11", Tubaphone, mahogany.  
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GB161
11", cast Tubaphone,  English cherry, laburnam fingerboard, shoe band. 
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GB164
10", brass ring, walnut, carved heel.  
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GB100
11",  Titanium SP, walnut, carved heel, shoe band, rim cap inlays.  
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GB133
12",  Tubaphone, curly maple, carved heel.  
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GB132
12",  Tubaphone, cherry, shoe band.  
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GB166
8", brass ring cherry.  
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GB109
11", Whyte Laydie, satinwood, marquetry rim, rim cap inlays. 
Ref:GB109 Ref:GB109 Ref:GB109
GB110
11",  Tubaphone, cherry, bracket tube,  scoop.  
Ref:GB110 Ref:GB110 Ref:GB110

Banjo details (click for a larger view)

Telephone: 01588 505065

email: james@griffinbanjos.co.u