Mike Ramsey fretless with Stelling tone ring. That's right; you read it correctly. This banjo wandered into my shop about fifteen years ago, and has remained in the back room until now. It was built while Ramsey was in Ohio; serial number is 190. Scale length is approximately 25." The tone ring is a flathead Stelling, and is marked as such. It apears to be aluminum, but I haven't removed it. I talked with Geoff Stelling and he remembered it as an experimental ring, but didn't recall how it left his shop. So, it is absolutely a one-of-a-kind instrument. Sounds great, and is in excellent condition.

       

   



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