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?1970s? GIBSON MASTERTONE BANJO Ex Cond w/ Hard Case

Sold ! This banjo is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-09-06)
Price : US $1,275.



?1970s? GIBSON MASTERTONE BANJO Ex Cond w/ Hard Case ?1970s? GIBSON MASTERTONE BANJO Ex Cond w/ Hard Case ?1970s? GIBSON MASTERTONE BANJO Ex Cond w/ Hard Case ?1970s? GIBSON MASTERTONE BANJO Ex Cond w/ Hard Case



Gibson Mastertone Banjo w/ Hard Case. Bell Brass Tone Ring - Pickup Installed w/ 1/4'' Jack.


It is presumed the instrument is from the 1970's manufacturing of the Mastertone line.  A person from Gibson dated the instrument as 1962-4 and as an RB-3.    Others believe it to be in the 1970's (compare others on Ebay) and an RB-250.  Markings on the back of the headpiece is stamped,''Made in the U.S.A. and 80066''.


There is a Gold Authenticity Tag inside the instrument that says Gibson Mastertone,  Gibson Inc.,  Kalamazoo MI 49007.


A beautiful instrument with Mother of Pearl elegantly designed head and fingerboard inlays.  Overall excellent used condition and plays great.  Obvious wear on the banjo head near the bridge area.  No rust, or cracks noted.


Carry strap is included.  Original Black Gibson hard case is also in good condition.  Case hinges and fasteners are fully functional.  History or item provenance is unknown.


I have additional photos as well.  I will email them to you if you are interested.


Buyer to pay actual shipping and it will be shipped according to the buyers instructions at the buyers own risk.  We recommend next day air to keep banjo out of heat with a cost of $175.00.  UPS ground would be $50.00.



Sold ! This banjo is sold (sold on 2008-09-06)



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