CLAREEN SETANTA - IRELAND - Pre-Loved - Recent - Sold

As new. The ultimate gold plated, hand engraved Clareen model, Setanta. Superb workmanship and sound with Cox maple rim and walnut burl resonator.

Walnut neck has contrasting double stripes and ebony fingerboard inlayed with fancy pearl inlays. Ivoroid binding. No fretwear.
Jimmy Cox* maple rim. Cox walnut burl resonator with superb figuring. Everything else lovingly hand crafted by Tom Cussen of Clareen Banjos, Galway, Ireland, "from plank to pluck". Nickel plated Cussen tonering. Gold plated brackets and gold plated Presto tailpiece. Gold plated armrest, tension hoop and flange are hand engraved by one of Dublin's finest. Gold plated B4G Schaller tuning pegs with ivoroid buttons. Sullivan old growth bridge.

Very nicely set up with low action for ease of playing. Spectacular sound - just needs playing! In black 'profiled' hard shell Hiscox-type case. $5500.00 AUD. Price now reduced to $4900.00 AUD - Sold

*Jimmy Cox is acknowledged as one of the top US makers of banjo parts which are crucial to the 'heart' of responsive sound. Serious street cred!

PRICEWATCH: Clareen website: retails for 4300.00 Euro/3500.00 GBP for the nickel plated model. (Translates to over $7500.00 AUD with shipping, insurance and GST. Case and gold plating additional!)

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