The Clareen Elite Tenor Banjo
(23 inches/585mm -19 frets) is a New top line banjo from CLAREEN
The air/kiln-dried curly or bird's eye maple neck, of two
laminated pieces, is reinforced through the middle with ebony
or rosewood and other decorative veneers. The neck is fitted
with a non adjustable carbon fiber truss rod. The peghead
and heel are capped with ebony and the neck has a decorative
inlays along it's length.
The fingerboard of ebony is highly decorated with beautifully
designed Abolone inlay patterns. It is bound with ivoride
banding with position dots shown.
The three ply quality maple rim is capped on the bottom with
ebony and has decorative inlay patterns on it's outer surface
and is fitted with a Clareen Archtop Tonering, individual
'L' shaped shoes and 'butterfly' flanges.
The highly decorative birds eye maple resonator is fitted
top and bottom with ivoride banding.
The tension band and arm rest are beautifully engraved.
All metal parts are 22ct gold plated except the tone ring.
The banjo comes complete with planet-type geared tuners,
armrest, and tensionator tailpiece, Case extra.
The banjo is also available in Plectrum, 5-String or Guitar
Banjo or Short Scale version(17 Frets) on request.