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OME Minstrel 12" Open Back Banjo w/ Walnut Neck & Rim

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Ome Minstrel 12" open back 5-String banjo with walnut neck and rim. 

Description courtesy of OMEBanjos.com:

The Minstrel is similar to the Tupelo except it has a mid 19th century scroll peghead and a four-pointed MOP star inlaid in the fingerboard S-scoop. It includes a deluxe hard-shell, plush-lined case, and Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Neck

• Walnut neck
• 25.5” scale and 1.34” nut width
• 17 Fret ebony fingerboard with S-scoop
• Two-way adjustable truss rod
• MOP Star in fingerboard scoop
• Scroll peghead with rosewood overlay
• Boat shaped Ebony capped heel
• Inlaid front and side position markers
• Hardened nickel-silver frets and bone string nut
• Capo spikes at 7th and 9th frets
• OME Planetary tuners with amber knobs
• Tung-oil varnish finish

Body

• 12” 2-ply walnut OME Tone Rim
• Ebonite capped & simulated tortoise bound rim
• 14 Rim brackets & heavy notched tension hoop
• Renaissance Head & Sweetone tailpiece
• Adjustable wood rim-rod & Trillium bridge
• Satin lacquer finish & Aged Brass hardware
• Deluxe plush-lined, hard-shell case
• Optional OME Rosewood armrest

Why Avenue Guitars?

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Why shop at Avenue Guitars for your next acoustic instrument?

Family Owned for 40 Years

Avenue Guitars has been family owned and operated for nearly 40 years by John Ramsey. These days he gets help from his son, Sean, and his wife, Pam.

Check out our About Us page to learn more about our history. 

Service

John and Sean bring a combined 50 years of experience to the table. We're happy to take the time answer any questions you might have before the sale, and we operate on a strict no-pressure policy.

Feel free to call (719-634-2228) or email (mail@avenueguitars.com) if you'd like to know more about this instrument!

Shipping

Most full-price purchased through our website ship free. Click here to learn more.

Atmosphere

As a small, all-acoustic shop, we're able to offer a quiet and relaxed shopping experience. We don’t have an acoustic room because our store is the acoustic room!

We strive to keep our inventory in clean, playable, and in pristine condition.

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Before shipping your new instrument, we inspect it carefully to ensure it's clean, has fresh strings, and is set up to original factory specs. 

Of course, we're more than happy to do a custom setup at no extra cost. Feel free to contact us beforehand with questions about your setup preferences, or leave a note in the comment box at checkout.

Interest-Free Financing

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PayPal Credit

With PayPal Credit you can easily apply for 6-month financing during the checkout process. There's no interest as long as the balance is paid in full within 6 months.

You can easily apply at checkout by providing just a few basic pieces of information, and you'll know instantly if you're approved.

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Synchrony

Through our partnership with Synchrony, we are able to offer the following financing options:

  • 6 months at 0% interest
  • 36 months at 13.99% APR

Click here to learn more about financing with Synchrony.

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