The seventeen-fret IT-250's short scale neck uses heavier strings and is tuned to GDAE, an octave below the mandolin. This setup is in wide use by many traditional Irish musicians because it provides the plunky tone that works so well with the bodhran, pipes and fiddles found in Celtic music ensembl..
Based on a custom design by noted luthier Andy Perkins of Andybanjo.com, Faversham, UK, the IT-250F is THE banjo for the Irish tenor banjoist that wants to be heard! Gold Tone's loudest tenor banjo features a sand-cast bronze arch-top tone ring and a brass resonator flange. The fourteen-inch resonat..
The "plus" in the OB-250+ is the ultra-premium JLS #12 tone ring. Developed by master caster Jim Stull of San Antonio, Texas, this ring is the result of years of analyzing many pre-WW ll G-word tone rings to ascertain the formula of the bronze alloy used to make them the sought-after pieces of hardw..
Another great Orange Blossom pro-grade banjo, this one features a superb bell brass forty-hole arch-top (or raised-head) tone ring, like the ones in the G-word banjos made from the late 1920s into the 1930s (instead of the flat head ring). This tone ring produces a sharper, more incisive tone that's..
The OB-300 is, without reservation, the most beautiful flat head banjo you can buy at anywhere near its price. This gold-plated beauty has every feature you could ask for on a high-end professional banjo. A striking curly maple neck bound with matching curly maple and abalone-style binding catches t..
The beautiful blonde Maple Classic is the ideal all-around banjo for the eclectic player. The flangeless MC-150RP is convertible to a powerful openback (like many of our banjos); just pop off the resonator and mounting brackets and you're in business. It's also the most economical banjo we make that..
The Orange Blossom (OB) banjos harken back to Gold Tone's early days and their popularity hasn't diminished over the decades. These professional-grade banjos evoke the great pre-WW ll banjos played by the Masters: Earl Scruggs, Don Reno, J.D. Crow all depended on those great banjos from the Midwest ..
The PS-250 evokes the jazz banjos of the late 1920s and early 1930s with its vintage design and huge tone. The pot assembly features a bell brass flat-top tone ring, a one-piece flange and a fourteen-inch mahogany resonator that helps the PS-250 produce a powerful statement in any ensemble or solo s..
Fanciers of the great pre-World War II tenor banjos from the Midwestern USA will certainly recognize this timeless look. The design of the Gold Tone TS-250 was inspired by the most popular vintage tenor banjo ever made. The TS-250 combines exceptional tone with exquisite appearance and features low ..
The White Lady 250 produces the plunky yet focused tone that's long been a standard for Old Time and folk music. This banjo features an accurate replica of the classic three-piece Whyte Laydie tone ring, mated with a half-inch maple rim for maximum air chamber volume. The maple neck has a vintage he..