Cox Banjos - Custom Made

The Cox Johnny Rebel

The Cox Y2K Kentucky-5 banjo.

The "Johnny Rebel" curly maple resonator

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Go picking in style with the limited edition Cox Johnny Rebel banjo. The neck and resonator are made from select curly maple, with a clear lacquer finish. The peghead features a mother-of-pearl eagle with detailed engraving of the feathers and arrows. A bugle, crossed swords, and 13 stars are inlaid into the neck. A Confederate army field commander on horseback is pictured on the resonator.

There were 20 field commanders in the Confederate army. Only 20 of these banjos will be made, one named for each of the commanders. The neck rod cover is engraved with the commander's name. The "Robert E. Lee" and the "Stonewall Jackson" are already gone. These won't last long.

This banjo uses the Timeless Timber old wood rim. These special 3-ply rims are made by Jimmy and his grandsons from centuries-old logs raised from the bottom of Lake Michigan. This wood is very dense and perfectly preserved from its years under water. Carefully sawed, steamed, bent and machined, this wood makes an outstanding banjo rim.

  • * Engraved eagle inlaid peghead
  • * Timeless Timber old wood rim
  • * Curly maple neck and resonator, natural finish
  • * Confederate army field commander pictured on the resonator
  • * Engraved with field commander's name
  • * Cox Kentucky-5 tone ring
  • * Ebony fretboard
  • * Flat or raised head
  • * Cox tailpiece
  • * Nickel-plated hardware
  • * Mother-of-pearl inlays
  • * 5-star tuning keys
  • * All parts made in the U.S.A.
  • * Hard shell case included

Price: $4,000