Gold Tone WL-250 White Ladye Openback Banjo Vintage Brown

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Openback excellence for classic tone and vibe.

Gold Tone’s most popular openback banjo, the White Ladye WL-250 provides a plunky yet punchy tone well-suited for old-time and folk music. This model features an accurate replica of the vintage and highly sought after 3-part White Ladye tone ring coupled with a 1/2″ rim for maximum air chamber volume. Other features include a maple neck and bound ebony fingerboard with cloud inlays and frailing scoop, double adjusting truss rod, vintage heel design, Fairbanks-style headstock shape, GT Master planetary tuners, 11” Renaissance head, no-knot tailpiece, and dual coordinator rods for a solid neck fit and easy adjustment capabilities.  Final assembly and a complete setup at the Gold Tone Factory in Florida.


  • Neck: Hard Rock Maple
  • Fingerboard: Ebony with fingerboard scoop
  • Bridge: Maple with ebony cap; 5/8
  • Rim: 1/2" maple
Finishing Touches
  • Wood Finish: Tobacco Brown
  • Fingerboard Inlay: Cloud
  • Body Binding: Celluloid
  • Neck Binding: Celluloid
  • Inlays: Mother-of-pearl clouds
  • Scoop: Frailing
  • Head: Remo Renaissance
  • Nut: Bone
  • Tuners: GT Master Planetary Tuners
  • Tailpiece: No-knot Tailpiece
  • Strings: GDGBD - .010, .024w, .016, .013, .010
  • Plating: Chrome
  • Tension Hoop: Brass; Notched
  • Tone Ring: White Ladye Tone Ring
  • Arm Rest: Vega-Style Armrest
  • Scale: 26-3/16"
  • Weight: 6.7 lb.
  • Nut Width : 1-3/16"
  • Frets: 28 Medium
  • Head Size: 11" Remo High Crown Renaissance
  • Total Length: 38"

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