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Richelieu Ne Plus Ultra Golden Eagle

You don't have to know Latin to see that "Ne Plus Ultra" means "None Better" when it comes to Richelieu banjos from Oregon, Wisconsin.

This 1975 model 6003 Ne Plus Ultra Golden Eagle (inventory #JA2632) lives up to its name with multi-colored pearl inlay, engraved gold-plated hardware, a raised-head tone ring and a walnut resonator with a wood marquetry eagle.

It's in exceptionally fine condition and priced at $5,000.

This instrument is SOLD

For further enjoyment...

Closeup of fingerboard at neck heel

Closeup of middle area of fingerboard

Closeup fingerboard near 5th peg

Closeup of fingerboard near nut

Closeup of peghead

Closeup of tailpiece

Closeup of neck heel

Closeup of eagle on resonator