Deering is giving away a Calico model banjo valued at $4559.
This is a curly maple banjo bound with elaborate wood marquetry and ivoroid, stained a light, honey-brown. The peghead is also bound.
There is no purchase required, and entries can be made online, where you can also find complete contest rules. Only one entry per email address is allowed, and the deadline is 4:00 p.m. (PST) on February 10, 2009.