This 2014 Sullivan V-35 is a Cherrywood banjo which has a very handsome brown sunburst around the entire banjo
The peghead is a double cut with an Ebony veneer; the veneer has the Sullivan logo in pearl at the top and a flourish at the center of the peghead. plastic trust rod cover and a bone nut. The fingerboard is a flat Rosewood fingerboard with trillium flower inlays and “V-35” engraved into a pearl block at the 21st fret. The neck is bound with cream binding that have a black accent lines on the sides and the center of the back has a Maple stringer running the entire way down the two-piece Cherry neck. The tuners are Bill Keith tuners with two D- tuners at second and third and two standard pegs at first and fourth, and the 5th string is five star. The pot is an old floor rim and the tone ring is a standard pre-war style V-35 tone ring. All Nickle parts. The resonator back is a beautifully figured Cherry back that has wooden marquetry concentric circles, and it is bound with the same cream binding with black accent lines that the neck has.
We have observed a good deal of Cherry banjos coming in and out of the shop and have found it to be a very resonate wood for banjos. Comes with a good hard case.