OB-250 Orange Blossom Banjo (Five String, Vintage Brown)

Bell Brass Tone Ring
3-Ply Canadian Maple Rim
GT Master Planetary Tuners
Hearts & Flowers Inlay

The Orange Blossom (OB) banjos harken back to Gold Tone's early days and their popularity hasn't diminished over the decades. These professional-grade banjos evoke the great pre-WW ll banjos played by the Masters: Earl Scruggs, Don Reno, J.D. Crow all depended on those great banjos from the Midwest USA to power their sound. The OB-250 has everything needed to produce THAT tone: a sand-cast bell brass flathead tone ring, a cast one-piece resonator flange circling a multi-ply maple rim with twin coordinator rods and an extra-deep curly maple multi-ply resonator for better low-end response. The curly maple neck has a bound ebony fretboard with hearts & flowers inlay. The bracket hooks even have metric threading to enable finer tension adjustment. The price includes a hard shell case. Available as left-handed model.


  • Neck: Maple
  • Finish: Vintage Brown
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap
  • Tuners: GT Master Planets
  • Inlay: Hearts & Flowers
  • Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable
  • Tone Ring: Bell Brass
  • Rim: 3-Ply Canadian Maple
  • Tension Hoop: Notched Brass
  • Flange: One Piece Die Cast Zinc
  • Binding: Wood
  • Brackets: 24
  • Buttons: C-Style
  • Hardware: Chrome Plated
  • Pickups: Optional
  • Tailpiece: 5-String Straightline
  • Resonator: 14" Flamed Maple
  • Armrest: Gold Tone Engraved
  • Head: 11" HC Frosted
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Nut Width: 1-3/16" Bone
  • Scale Length: 26-3/16"
  • Weight: 13 lbs.
  • Tuning: GDGBD
  • Strings: .010, .024w, .016, .013, .010
  • Option 1: SMP+ P
  • Option 2: Fishman Rare Earth Pickup
  • Hard Case: Included
  • Bag: HPB
  • Left-Handed Available: Yes


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