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Goldtone 

Goldtone Open Back banjos for Clawhammer, Old Time, frailing and other folk style. Many open back banjos can also work well for three finger bluegrass style as a lighter weight alternative to heavier bluegrass banjos with a resonator.

We carry all Goldtone Old time banjos and at the best prices. We include a case with every Gold Tone open back banjo and many other free items like electronic tuners and straps.

Thanks for beating my lowest quote and I will definitely will be back to order again! Great customer service. 

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  • 2 Reviews
    $359.00
    Notes from Ross Nickerson on the CC 50 models from Goldtone.Lots of customers called to ask me the main difference between the Goldtone Cripple Creek 50 models and the Cripple Creek 100 models. Let me try to boil it down to simpler terms and try to help you make a more informed decision. Some of the primary differences are; the body of the CC 50 models...
  • $464.00
    Never before has an entry level openback banjo included the features and tone of our CC100 Open Back Banjo Check any competitive banjo in this price range and you'll find more bang for the buck with our Cripple Creek. Features include maple neck and body, neck and resonator binding, double coordinator rods, curly maple headstock veneer, Straight Line...
  • 4 Reviews
    $914.00
    Our premier open back banjo has remarkable tone and exquisite cosmetics. A White Ladye tone ring combined with a thin maple rim provides ample volume and a wonderful plunky tone. Features include ebony fingerboard, cloud position markers, Straight Line tailpiece, reversible two way truss rod, body and neck binding, maple neck and double coordinator rods...
  • 1 Review
    $1,026.00
    Due to the enormous popularity of the WL-250, GoldTone has now introduced an exquisite version featuring our custom tree of life inlay. Unlike other tree of life inlay designs, the position markers are easily seen by the flower patterns for up the neck playing. Scooped fingerboard is unavailable for this model. ...I received the White Laydie Plus last...
  • 3 Reviews
    $1,094.00
    Notes from Ross Nickerson on the BC 350 models from Goldtone.This is the new Bob Carlin signature model BC 350 Plus. Look at the quality and attention to detail on this. This is every bit like an expensive custom built model that should cost in the $4000 or $5000 range. Very Impressed. Wayne's done it again, They are really "hands on" at Goldtone and know...
  • $1,364.00
    Identical specs to the BC-350, the plus model is a gorgeous work of art.Goldtone used an exquisite vintage inlay style highly acclaimed during the heyday of banjos.Triple plated gold hardware sets off the rich vintage brown mahogany stain. Features:Neck - Maple Modified Dowel Stick Wood Finish - Vintage Mahogany Fingerboard Inlay - Orpheum Style...
  • 4 Reviews
    $689.00
    The CB-100 was created to meet the demands of the modern old-time player. It's lightweight minimalist design yields nothing but effortless playability.  Entry price with all the features of a high end. A scooped fingerboard, brass rod tone ring, and vintage neck design makes this banjo a great value. It is also lightweight for traveling or practicing....
  • $741.00
    For a sweet frailing or clawhammer tone the MM-150 is the original open back and has been very well received. Options include a long neck (MM-150LN). The MM 150 open back has 24 brackets, White Ladye tone ring (a three part tone ring famous for its plunky and sustaining tone) clear finish on maple, chrome-plated parts, maple neck, planetary tuners, and a...
  • $839.00
    It includes a tradition heel cut, no-knot tailpiece, and Vega-style armrest. The White Ladye tone ring provides a loud plunky tone preferred by old timey players.Banjos come set up and ready to playEach banjo is played before it leaves the shop! Along with the strict quality control that Goldtone is known for and the banjos being checked very carefully...
  • 3 Reviews
    $1,289.00
    This Vega style replica is an accurate reproduction of the most sought after pot in the classic Old Time sound. A metal bracket band contains the lug bolts avoiding holes in the rim for a solid tone. The brass Tubaphone style tone ring rings loud and clear with maximum sustain. Classic style engraved inlays, maple neck and rim, adjustable coordinator rods...
  • $441.00
    GoldTone CC OT from BanjoTeacher.com Includes Bob Carlin Instructional DVD, Capo spike, gig bag, strap, frailing scoop, and all Old Time style cosmetics.
  • $554.00
    Notes from Ross Nickerson on the CC100 + Open Back models from Goldtone.Wow, this model is beautiful, it has some great features and a great look too. This one just feels good to play. You would be proud to own this model. It's features include maple neck and body, double coordinator rods, curly maple headstock veneer, Straight Line tailpiece, brass tone...
  • 1 Review
    $1,026.00
    This model is per request of many "folkies" and dealers for a pro, great sounding long neck. Specs are equal to our WL-250 and includes the extra length. The fingerboard scoop is not used on the long neck. Our premier open back banjo has remarkable tone and exquisite cosmetics. A White Ladye tone ring combined with a thin maple rim provides ample volume...
  • $839.00
    It includes a tradition heel cut, no-knot tailpiece, and Vega-style armrest. The White Ladye tone ring provides a loud plunky tone preferred by old timey players.Banjos come set up and ready to playEach banjo is played before it leaves the shop! Along with the strict quality control that Goldtone is known for and the banjos being checked very carefully...
  • 2 Reviews
    $674.00
    Following the success of the Bob Carlin models BC-350 and BC-350+, Gold Tone introduced a new brother, the BC-120. This economically priced version of the BC line has many of the features of it's costlier relative: 12" rim and frailing scoop to play over the neck for a deeper tone, a wider fingerboard to facilitate drop thumb, a "hot-dog" vintage-style...
  • $1,184.00
    Pro Model A-Scale 5-string banjo with Tubaphone-style tone ring, ebony fingerboard, vintage engraved inlays, and frailing scoop. The most requested tone ring for the "Old Time" sound. Includes hard shell case. Features: Neck - Maple Fingerboard - Ebony Fingerboard Inlay -Engraved Pearl Inlays Neck Binding - ABS White Binding Rim - Maple Bridge - Maple...
  • 2 Reviews
    $1,409.00
    The Old Tone 800 Long Neck (0T-800LN) is the ultimate longneck banjo. This tubaphone style longneck is tuned 1 1/2 steps lower for the best singing keys. A great folk style banjo, it closely resembles Mr. Seegers famous plunky tone, a sound desired by songsters. The engraved inlay is set off by the ebony fingerboard and the pot includes a bracket band for...
  • 1 Review
    $441.00
    Notes from Ross Nickerson on the Goldtone CC OTA Travel Size Clawhammer Banjo. This Banjo is great for Children learning the play clawhammer banjo styles too, The CC OT A is a shorter neck scale open back banjo that is 19 frets long instead of the 22 frets on a normal length 5-string banjo. The CC OT A is an open back old timey clawhammer that banjo works...
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