Gibson Pre-war RB00 5 string banjo:

March 30th, 2016

MVC-003FMVC-001FMVC-004FMVC-005FMVC-006FMVC-007FMVC-008FMVC-002FPre-war Gibson RB00 5 string banjo for sale. All original: Offset Grover geared tuners (4) with Grover friction 5th string peg. RB00 banjos were made only between 1935 through 1942. This one has no ser # or factory order #. This one was made between 1935 – 1937. According to Charlezfishbanjo historian – his website states that serial numbers were stamped on back of peghead only between 1938 – 1940. This one has flat hooks (used between 1935 – 1937, round hooks were used on later models. Excellent condition throughout, with some wear on back of neck in 1st position and some small scratches on resonator. Fingerboard has 4 dot inlays. Flange is nickel plated, tailpiece (Grover Patent), armrest and tension hoop are chrome plated. I found 2 online In excellent condition that sold for 4,000.00 and 4,500.00. Peghead is black enamel with white “Gibson” logo. Neck is straight, has adjustable truss rod, great sound and low action. Used hard case (not Gibson). Price $3,250.00 If you ‘d like to see and play it, call me at 304-543-2171 or email me at john.blisard@frontier.com

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