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The American Collection “USM-54” – MADE IN USA

Gold Tone is proud to introduce our very own “American Collection” bluegrass banjo series produced from the finest materials America has to offer.  Designed to closely emulate the tone of the traditional “pre-war” 5-string banjos, the classically designed USM-54 ‘Southern Belle’ eagerly anticipates you taking it for a roll!



Neck Flamed Maple Resonator Tapered Wall; Flame Maple
Fingerboard Rosewood Bridge Gary Sosebee Aged Maple w/ Ebony Cap; 5/8″
Finishing Touches
Wood Finish Nitrocellulose Lacquer Fingerboard Inlay Hearts & Flowers
Neck Binding ABS White Celluloid Body Binding ABS White Celluloid
Parts & Hardware
Nut ZeroGlide Nut; Bone Tailpiece Presto
Flange One-piece Die Cast Tone Ring Bell Bronze Tone Ring
Strings GDGBD – .010, .013, .016, .024w, .010 Rim 3-Ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
Plating Nickel Tension Hoop Brass; Notched
Pickup Optional Gold Tone SMP+ Magnetic Pickup or Gold Tone ABS Clip-on Microphone System
Other Features & Options
Case Options HD16GT Deluxe Hardshell Arched Case Included
Scale 26-5/8″ Weight 11 Lbs.
Nut Width 1-1/4″ Frets 22 Medium
Total Length 38″ Head Size 11″ Remo Weatherking; High Collar