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SOLD For Sale: SOLD: Gibson Mastertone copy.. SOLD

Posted By: Carl Arcand (+38) | Rate Member
 Member 10+ Years  Verified Seller  Players Union Member

$1,875 USD

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This is a Gibson Copy banjo made from original and non original Gibson parts.

3 ply maple rim in great condition with the original finish, Nickle plated brass Gibson coordination rods. Gibson copy logo.
Vintage 2 pieces cast bronze flange with nice chrome finish.
Vintage 20 holes flat head chrome plated brass tone ring. delivers a loud and clear sound all the way up on the neck
Original Gibson presto tailpiece with the Gibson inscription.
New nickle plated brass armrest of the highest quality
5 strar high crown head in great condition ( not new)
The Walnut resonator has some dinks and over sanding areas but is solid and sound. it has been re finished with 10 coats of tung oil. makes a hard rock finish that wont peel or chip.
Neck is new, handmade by me with a nice piece of American black walnut hand finished with tung oil.
Neck is a bit over 1 1/4 inch at the nut and 1 13/16 at the heel. scale is 26 3/16 inches
Ebony fingerboard, heel cap and truss rod cover. All the inlays were hand cut and are 1/16 of an inch thick.
15% silver frets, Plastic binding in the gibson tradition with black side dots.
Bone nuts.
Waverly 2 band classic tuning machine and a Schlaller fifth string tuner.
The action is 2 mm at the 12th fret with a 11/16 inches bridge. The banjo is very easy to play, silky smooth to travel all the way on the fretboard.
Strings are Elixir medium gauge.
A very authentic bluegrass sounding banjo.
Restored by Carl Arcand November 2012.
Sorry about some picture been a little out of focus. I will post more pictures soon.


Canada, PQ


Shipping included for USA and Canada. Other country please send complete address for a quote.

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$125,00 rebate on pick up.

Condition of Item(s):

Used - Excellent Condition



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