Where are Deering banjos manufactured?

Spring Valley
All of our banjos are made in Spring Valley, CA.

How good are Deering Banjos?

For a learner, a Deering banjo is a high-quality instrument. They are good banjos even for a professional player looking for something basic to take on the road. However, they are somewhat more expensive than just any banjo bought from anywhere. That is because the quality of a Deering banjo is a cut above.

Which banjos are made in the USA?

Deering. Deering is the current leader in quantity of American-made banjos each year and Banjo.com is their No. 1 Dealer Worldwide. Producing high quality instruments from their shop in Southern California, Deering banjos come in a variety of styles, from traditional to electric.

Where is the serial number on a Deering banjo?


  1. The serial number is found on a white tag on the inside of the resonator or if you have an openback banjo, it is a smaller white tag on the inside of the rim.
  2. The number will be 6-12 digits long depending on what year it was made.

Are Deering Banjos made in USA?

All Deering banjos are made in Spring Valley, California, U.S.A.. This includes the Goodtime banjos, the Vega banjos, and all of our other series of banjos.

Where is Washburn banjos made?


Banjo Model Where Made
Washburn B9 China
Dean BW3 China
Goodtime Special Classic (Resonator Version) USA
Washburn B11K China

Where are Washburn banjos made?

Are Goodtime banjos good?

The sound is surprisingly bright and loud for an open-back, and the low action and light-gauge strings make it very easy to play. Deering clearly gives the Goodtime a lot of the quality workmanship that goes into their professional-caliber banjos, but keep the cost affordable by minimizing the frills.

Are all Deering Banjos Made in USA?

Where are Ozark banjos made?

The first Ozark instruments were banjos and mandolins which were made in Japan. Today Ozark has a reputation for outstanding instruments whose materials and specification are of the highest standard, together with styles and finishes to suit all tastes.

How can I tell how old my banjo is?

Determining if the neck is reinforced with steel or not could indicate the age, since necks without steel reinforcement tend to be far older. Other key features which might indicate the age would be the tuners, the peg head, the nut, the resonator, and the number of strings.

How do you date a banjo?

You can find the age of your banjo by Google searching the model name and serial number. If your banjo was handmade, you can have it dated by an expert. Some banjos are incredibly rare and can be worth thousands.