Ludwig Bellevue
Ludwig Bellevue
Ludwig Bellevue
Ludwig Bellevue
Ludwig Bellevue
Ludwig Bellevue
Ludwig Bellevue
Ludwig Bellevue
Ludwig Bellevue

Ludwig Bellevue

Regular price
$625.00
Sale price
$625.00
Unit price
per 

This is a great opportunity to own a high-end, great-looking and great playing banjo ready for the sessions.  The price is discounted because of past damage as noted below.

Neck - Made of American Walnut, 3 piece construction with 5 layer center stripe, ebony fingerboard with pearl inlays, patented action adjusters

Rim - Ludwig High Pressure metal allow rim with double tone projector and tone chamber, engraved gold skirt, engraved nickel tension ring, gold hooks and nuts

Setup - This is setup for Irish trad, tuned GDAE with nickel strings

Case - not included

Notes - This banjo has previous damage, and unsatisfactory repairs prior to arrival in our shop.  A missing piece of inlay on the fingerboard was cut and installed. missing finger binding was replaced (non-original on both sides), new planetary tuners installed, there is an old crack in the peghead near A string tuner, the bottom edge of the resonator was cracked, the gold plating on the hooks is faint.  The frets were leveled and dressed, new parts (strings, bridge, head).

Specs:

  • Scale length - 22-3/4"
  • Nut width - 1.18
  • # of frets - 19
  • Weight - 9lbs 6oz
  • Action height - .090 @ 12th fret
  • Strings - Nickel 12, 18w, 28w, 38w
  • Bridge - Maple/Ebony 3 leg
  • Head - Remo bottom frosted white
  • Serial number - 4439