Stelling Classifieds

The following are new and used instruments available for direct sale through Stelling.

All items are guaranteed by Stelling Banjo Works; ask for specifics. Please call (800) 5-STRING for more information.

A list of Stelling instrument serial numbers and dates is available here.

If you have always wanted a Stelling Banjo but could not locate one and there is no authorized dealer nearby …

Now is the time you can purchase direct from the factory. Why not get the banjo of your dreams set up from the master luthier, Geoff Stelling, just the way you want it?

All new banjos come with a nut driver to tighten the head and truss rod, extra set of strings, set-up instructions, railroad spikes on frets 7,8,9 and 10 (extras upon request) and a hard shell case. Prices quoted include Fed Ex ground shipping within the United States (lower 48).

To order a banjo please email or call 434-295-1917.

marteka.1215 Here is a photo of Marteka Lake with her Marteka Challenge top tension model banjo that we made for her in 2013. The wood is curly maple with the shaded Cremona finish as shown on the Sunflower and Golden Cross models. It is also available as a Deluxe model that features gold plated small parts and bead blasted and engraved chrome plated large parts (tension hoop, tone ring, flange, arm rest, and tail piece). Call Stelling Banjo Works for the special discounted price on each.

Used Banjos

1999    Stelling LS-5 Mandolin, serial no. L012, curly maple, good condition with case $3000.00

2015   Stelling S-5 Mandolin, serial no. 145, excellent condition/never been owned with case $6500.00

2016   Marteka Challenge Top Tension banjo, serial no.  7127, excellent condition/never been owned with case  $6100.00

mandofull mandotop mandobottom mandoback2015 Stelling S-5 Mandolin Serial# 145. Made of highly figured curly maple. Spruce top with case …. $6,500.00 plus shipping.

Looking for a new or used instrument?

Call (800) 5-String to find the nearest source or order one yourself.

Notes from the Banjo-maker

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We are pleased to announce a brand new banjo, the Afton Star, now available. Check it out!

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Stelling Banjo Works, Ltd.
7258 Banjo Lane
Afton, Virginia 22920
Sales: (800) 5-STRING

Telephone hours:
Tuesday -Thursday 9AM-4PM.