Here for sale is a hand-built banjo by J Mendel in chesterfield MO. This banjo features a 12 inch walnut pot, antiqued hardware gold plated Planetary tuners and a five piece neck of walnut and ebony. The pot has an attractive dark wood cap. As an added bonus the instrument has been retro-fitted with a top quality skin Head by John Balch (a $200 upgrade) giving this banjo a great look and plunky tone perfect for old time players. The instrument is in excellent condition with a straight neck and comfortable action. Comes with a superior hard case with green interior.