Shackleton Expeditionary Banjo

Contact us for details about customization. 

A slightly shorter scale length and sapele mahogany pot with integrated maple tone ring gives this stunning banjo a beautifully warm, rich, old-time sound. Used by Toby Wilson of The Jake Leg Jug Band. You can see his 'Bootlegger' Expeditionary here

Fully customizable design. Left hander at no extra charge. 

Includes beautiful compass inlay and brass onlay to frailing scoop, featuring Shackleton 'S' monogram.


  • Shorter 625mm scale
  • Warm rich old timey sound
  • Quarter Sawn Appalachian Rock Maple Neck
  • Sapele Mahogany Pot with integrated Appalachian Maple tone ring
  • Two-way Truss Rod
  • Rosewood fingerboard, headstock veneer and heel cap (Ziricote option now available)
  • Unbleached bone nut
  • Flame Maple binding neck and pot
  • S-Shaped Frailing scoop with Brass on-lay
  • Custom white pearl and brass inlay
  • Appalachian Maple Dowel stick
  • 16 Bracket Hooks
  • Grooved tension hoop
  • American hardware
  • American no-knot tailpiece
  • American-made Waverly Planetary Tuners
  • Japanese-made Gotoh 5th string tuner
  • Handmade Snuffy Smith Bridge
  • Remo Fyber Skin head
  • OSMO Hardwax Oil Finish
  • Hard case included


Please note that as we are no longer able to ship Rosewood overseas, we are now providing a Ziricote option for international customers

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