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Epiphone Mastertone Bowtie Open Back Banjo Natural w/ Gigbag

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Product Information

The Epiphone Mastertone Bowtie Open Back Banjo was inspired by Gibson™ Mastertone models with “Bowtie” cosmetics from the 1950s and 1960s and delivers high-quality with vintage style at an accessible price point. Perfect for clawhammer/frailing as well as Scruggs style players, it is equipped with a 26.4” scale length satin-finished mahogany neck that features the Gibson “scroll-style” headstock with mother-of-pearl Epiphone logo and Gibson Crown inlays, the bound laurel fretboard has 22 frets and classic mother-of-pearl Bowtie inlays and a Mastertone block inlay at the end of the fretboard. The rim is layered mahogany with a simple hoop tone ring, and the notched nickel tension hoop and 11” Remo® Fiberskyn® head are held in place with 24 nickel hooks. The Fiberskyn head contributes warm, full-range, vintage-inspired tones with outstanding definition and enhanced mid and low-range resonance. A premium gig bag is also included.



  • Shape: 11" Open Back Banjo
  • Material: Layered Mahogany
  • Top: 11" Remo Fiberskyn
  • Binding: Single ply, Fretboard


  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Profile: C
  • Nut width: 30mm
  • Fingerboard: Laurel
  • Scale length: 670.56mm
  • Nut: Plastic
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlay: Mother of Pearl Bowtie and Mastertone Block


  • Bridge: 5-string, Maple with Ebony Cap
  • Tailpiece: Turn of the Century Style
  • Tuners: Planetary with Pearloid Button
  • Plating: Nickel


1 Year Warranty

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Returns Policy

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