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1957 Gibson Mastertone Banjo

Sold ! This banjo is no longer for sale (sold on 2010-01-11)
Price : US $3,100.



1957 Gibson Mastertone Banjo 1957 Gibson Mastertone Banjo 1957 Gibson Mastertone Banjo 1957 Gibson Mastertone Banjo 1957 Gibson Mastertone Banjo 1957 Gibson Mastertone Banjo 1957 Gibson Mastertone Banjo 1957 Gibson Mastertone Banjo 1957 Gibson Mastertone Banjo 1957 Gibson Mastertone Banjo 1957 Gibson Mastertone Banjo


For Sale: 1957 Gibson RB-250.Just like Allen Shelton's Banjo
Original 52 year old.5 string Mastertone.Brazilian rosewood fretboard with pearl bowtie inlays, 4 hole archtop Mastertone tone ring, one piece flange, 19/32'' rim, sunburst white-bound mahogany neck and double w-b-w-bound resonator with w-b-w concentric purfling rings, white-bound paddle headstock with pearl ''Gibson'' and crown inlay, stairstep tuners with white plastic buttons, fine sound, all original except the truss rod cover and geared 5th peg( original friction peg included) with white pearloid buttons, cam-style D-tuners with OHSC (black exterior, pink interior) SN:7-5709-68. ................This banjo has wonderful tone and playability.This banjo features Gibson 4 hole raised head tone ring.
Slim profile original Mahogany neck with Pearl ''Bowtie'' inlay pattern.
Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard.
Mahogany resonator with concentic rings inlayed in back.
Vintage sunburst stained lacquer finish.
one piece die cast flange(just like Earls banjo)
notched tension hoop.
heavy Nickle plated metal parts
Cam Scruggs tuners
2 way Truss rod
3 ply full- thickness rim
Bound peghead neck and resonator.
Original Gibson tailpiece.
3 thumb screws.
Klusen tuners
Geared 5th string peg(original friction peg included)
Original; pink lined Gibson hardcase.
50 plus years of seasoning.Comes with a  appraisal written by George Gruhn(vintage instrument collector


Sold ! This banjo is sold (sold on 2010-01-11)



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mathew said...
how much do u think just the neck would be worth