5 String Banjos

5 String Banjos

The 5-String G Banjo is used for Bluegrass music, usually in the style popularised by Earl Scruggs, and players look for a resonator and tone ring. For old time clawhammer or frailing styles, an open backed simpler model is better. Finger style classical banjo also uses the 5 string, but is less common now. Used for bluegrass and country music, and for old time and song accompaniment in the British Isles.

The Banjo developed in America from its African origins, and is now immensely popular, due to its unique sound, suitability for a wide variety of music, and because it is so easy to play. Common types include the 5 - string, the tenor with four strings, the mandolin banjo or banjolin with eight and the ever popular uke banjo with... Read More

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Clifford Essex Clipper 5-String Banjo. 11 inch original vellum head. open back, inlaid fingerboard & peg-head.
Clifford Essex Clipper 5-String Banjo. 11 inch original vellum head. open back, inlaid fingerboard & peg-head.
£750.00
SHHO12538 - London
Gold Star GF85 with Mods. Tuners, Bridge Tailpiece. With Case & Pickup
Gold Star GF85 with Mods. Tuners, Bridge Tailpiece. With Case & Pickup
£1,750.00
SHLS13912 - Leeds
Shackleton Model 2 Banjo
Shackleton Model 2 Banjo

Regular Price: £899.00

Special Price £679.20

SK37102
Slim Jim 'The Hampshire' 5-string O/B Banjo. Made in Southampton UK. Exquisite.
Slim Jim 'The Hampshire' 5-string O/B Banjo. Made in Southampton UK. Exquisite.
£1,699.00
SORSO11980 - Southampton
Slim Jim 'The Hampshire' 5-string O/B Banjo. Made in Southampton UK. Exquisite.
Slim Jim 'The Hampshire' 5-string O/B Banjo. Made in Southampton UK. Exquisite.
£1,699.00
SORSO11978 - Birmingham
Early Clifford Essex Banjo. 15a Grafton, London. 1900-1919. Nice old 5 String.
Early Clifford Essex Banjo. 15a Grafton, London. 1900-1919. Nice old 5 String.
£750.00
SHSO23588 - Southampton
Leostock 5 String Zither Banjo. Being restored.
Leostock 5 String Zither Banjo. Being restored.
£500.00
SORSO23048 - Southampton
hand made early 1900s 5 string zither banjo, 8 inch head, custom inlays.
hand made early 1900s 5 string zither banjo, 8 inch head, custom inlays.
£199.00
SORSO22728 - Southampton
Kouga Hand Crafted 5 String Banjo
Kouga Hand Crafted 5 String Banjo
£1,799.00
XXSO00016
Barnes and Mullins open back banjo, 1920s, lovely sound, gig bag
Barnes and Mullins open back banjo, 1920s, lovely sound, gig bag
£600.00
SORLO20338 - London
Saga Open Back Banjo
Saga Open Back Banjo

Regular Price: £439.00

Special Price £309.30

GR37061
Saga Open Back Travel Banjo
Saga Open Back Travel Banjo

Regular Price: £362.00

Special Price £253.40

GR37062
Saga 5-String Banjo
Saga 5-String Banjo

Regular Price: £549.00

Special Price £384.30

GR37065
Deering Maple Blossom (1986) with pick-up. With case. Great sound.
Deering Maple Blossom (1986) with pick-up. With case. Great sound.
£1,650.00
SORLO19531 - London
Ozark 2115G 5 String Banjo
Ozark 2115G 5 String Banjo
£299.00
SORBI28763 - Birmingham
J. E. Dallas 5 String Banjo. 1874-1904.
J. E. Dallas 5 String Banjo. 1874-1904.
£999.00
SORSO28901 - Southampton
Saga 5 Str Banjo made from the Kit
Saga 5 Str Banjo made from the Kit
£249.00
XXBN00010
5 String Banjo, Cast tone Ring
5 String Banjo, Cast tone Ring

Regular Price: £499.00

Special Price £249.00

XXHO00085
5 String Banjo, Arch Top
5 String Banjo, Arch Top
£499.00
XXHO00084
Phil Davidson 5 String Banjo,  with resonator, unusual headstock, fair condition.
Phil Davidson 5 String Banjo, with resonator, unusual headstock, fair condition.
£2,399.00
SORBS31571 - Bristol
Barnes and Mullins BJ300 The Perfect 5 String Banjo
Barnes and Mullins BJ300 The Perfect 5 String Banjo
£270.00
BM37100
John Grey 5 String Banjo circa 1930s
John Grey 5 String Banjo circa 1930s
£599.00
SHMAsfc281119 - Manchester
Ozark 2038S Travel Banjo w/ Upgraded Tuners
Ozark 2038S Travel Banjo w/ Upgraded Tuners
£219.00
SHEH32508 - Edinburgh
Ashbury AB-15-5 5 String Travel Banjo
Ashbury AB-15-5 5 String Travel Banjo
£269.00
GR37020 - In Stock
Ashbury AB-35-5 5 String Banjo, Mahogany Rim
Ashbury AB-35-5 5 String Banjo, Mahogany Rim
£299.00
GR37021
Ashbury AB-35-5L 5 String Banjo, Left Handed
Ashbury AB-35-5L 5 String Banjo, Left Handed
£299.00
GR37021L - In Stock
Ashbury AB-45-5 5 String Banjo, Brass Tone Ring
Ashbury AB-45-5 5 String Banjo, Brass Tone Ring
£519.00
GR37022
Ashbury AB-65-5 5 string Banjo, Maple Rim
Ashbury AB-65-5 5 string Banjo, Maple Rim
£399.00
GR37024
Ashbury AB-25-5 Openback 5 String Banjo, Maple
Ashbury AB-25-5 Openback 5 String Banjo, Maple
£339.00
GR37027
Ashbury AB-55-5 Openback 5 String Banjo, Walnut
Ashbury AB-55-5 Openback 5 String Banjo, Walnut
£699.00
GR37029 - In Stock
Ashbury AB-85-5 5 string Banjo, Walnut Rim
Ashbury AB-85-5 5 string Banjo, Walnut Rim
£459.00
GR37028
Blue Moon BJ-10 Openback 5 String Banjo
Blue Moon BJ-10 Openback 5 String Banjo
£219.00
GR37005
Blue Moon BJ-10 Pack Openback 5 String Banjo Pack
Blue Moon BJ-10 Pack Openback 5 String Banjo Pack
£269.00
GR37005PK
Deering Vega Little Wonder 5 str Banjo
Deering Vega Little Wonder 5 str Banjo
£1,249.00
DE37041
Deering Vega 12inch Old Tyme Wonder
Deering Vega 12inch Old Tyme Wonder
£1,449.00
DE37043
Deering Vega #2 5 String Banjo
Deering Vega #2 5 String Banjo
£2,699.00
DE37048
Deering Goodtime Banjo Pack
Deering Goodtime Banjo Pack
£469.00
DE37050
Deering Goodtime 5 Str Electro Banjo
Deering Goodtime 5 Str Electro Banjo
£629.00
DE37058
Deering Sierra 5 String Banjo
Deering Sierra 5 String Banjo
£1,999.00
DE37062
Deering Eagle II 5 string Banjo
Deering Eagle II 5 string Banjo
£1,899.00
DE37063
Deering Calico 5 string Banjo
Deering Calico 5 string Banjo
£3,399.00
DE37066
Deering Goodtime 5 Str Banjo, Openback
Deering Goodtime 5 Str Banjo, Openback
£379.00
DE37031
Deering Goodtime 5 Str Banjo, Resonator
Deering Goodtime 5 Str Banjo, Resonator
£529.00
DE37032
Deering Goodtime Americana Banjo
Deering Goodtime Americana Banjo
£469.00
DE37033
Deering Artisan 5 Str Banjo, Openback
Deering Artisan 5 Str Banjo, Openback
£549.00
DE37034
Deering Artisan 5 Str Banjo, Resonator
Deering Artisan 5 Str Banjo, Resonator
£749.00
DE37035
Deering Artisan Special Banjo, Resonato
Deering Artisan Special Banjo, Resonato
£869.00
DE37037
Deering Rustic Wreath 5 String Banjo
Deering Rustic Wreath 5 String Banjo
£2,599.00
DE37068