The Melody King Banjo

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With a mahogany resonator and premium pre-war-style features, the Melody King banjo is the best introductory model with classic Recording King components.

The Melody King features a 3-ply steam-bent maple rim with a perfectly flat bearing edge for maximum acoustic contact with the head. It also has nickel-plated hardware, a M.O.P. “fan” headstock and fretboard inlay, a mahogany resonator, a one-piece mahogany neck, a rosewood fretboard and American Standard thread hardware.

This model also features the traditional Recording King peghead, an authentic Mastertone-style flange, and comes in a hardshell case.

Lifetime Warranty


  • Mahogany Resonator
  • One-Piece Mahogany Neck
  • 3-Ply Maple Rim with Wood Bearing Edge
  • One-Piece Banjo Flange
  • 24 Hook Brass Tension Hoop
  • Rosewood Fretboard
  • Bone Nut
  • Rosewood Single Fan Peghead Overlay
  • 24 Hooks and Nuts with American Standard Threads
  • Dual 1930's Style Coordinator Rods
  • Planetary Tuners
  • RK Fan Fretboard Inlay
  • Presto-Style Tailpiece
  • Maple/Ebony 5/8" Bridge
  • Remo Frosted Head, 11" High Crown
  • Vintage Mahogany Finish
  • Nickel-Plated Hardware
  • Includes Hardshell Case (Guardian CG-020-J)
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

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