The CB "Rosine" Banjo in Curly Maple

Made with Gold-Plated parts and the finest figured Curly Maple, the Maple Rosine captures the sound of the classic pre-War banjos.

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Full back view
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Front view of body


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Rear view of resonator
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Detail view of body


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Detail view of body
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Detail view of tailpiece


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Detail view of neck heel
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Front view of peghead


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Rear view of peghead
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Detail view of peghead inlay


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Detail view of fingerboard inlay
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Added Feature!

Pearl block in fingerboard with script "Rosine"


Features (as shown):

See Price List and Options Page for additional options.

Neck: Top-grade Curly Maple (shown), Premium Mahogany, or Figured Walnut.

Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood (shown) or Ebony with Chris' trademark "Rose" or "Leaf" inlay with "Rosine" block, bound in Grained Ivoroid. Brazilian Rosewood available at additional charge. Fifth-string capo or "railroad spikes" available at additional charge.

Peghead: "CB Double-Cut" with black overlay & Chris' trademark "Rose" inlay in Abalone & Mother-of-pearl.

Tuning Machines: Five-Star Planetary with Five-Star geared fifth peg. Waverly V-2 machines & "Scruggs" tuners available at additional charge.

Resonator: Top-grade Curly Maple (shown), Premium Mahogany, or Figured Walnut. Multiple-bound in Grained Ivoroid, with or without concentric rings.

Wood Finish (Curly Maple): Cherry Sunburst (shown), Vintage Sunburst, Vintage Natural, or Medium Brown stain.

Wood Finish (Mahogany): Natural, Dark Natural or Black.

Wood Finish (Walnut): Natural or Dark Natural.

Rim: 3-ply Premium Hard Maple.

Tone Ring: McPeake, Tennessee-20, Sullivan, Five-Star or Kulesh. Huber tone rings available at additional charge.

Flange: One-piece Premium Cast Alloy with Brass Tension Hoop.

Tailpiece: Presto (shown), others available on request.

Head: Remo Weather King®, others available on request.

Bridge: Snuffy Smith Hard Maple with Ebony cap, others available on request.


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Many options are available - call or e-mail for details & price quote

All CB Instruments include a quality hard-shell case and are backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty against defects in material and workmanship.




CB instruments are all truly custom-made instruments, made to order for the individual and completely hand-built one at a time by Chris Bozung. As such, your CB Instrument can be made to suit your desires. Please click the links below to see some of our more popular options.

Peghead Shape Options Peghead Inlay Options Fingerboard Inlay Options
Bridge Options Wood Options Finish Options



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Since every CB instrument is custom-built one at a time, many options are available. If you'd like more information or a price quote, please enter specific information into the form below or call (615) 799-9217.



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