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SOLD For Sale: SOLD: 1926 TB3 Gibson Ball Bearing! New Lower Price!

Posted By: banjerman (+1) | Rate Member
 Member 10+ Years

$2,800 USD

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This banjo was necked and set up by John Boulding from here on the Hangout. John did a beautiful job converting this banjo into a 5 string. He used the original inlays from the tenor neck and built a "distressed" neck that looks like an original 5 string right down to the bled over border inlays. It truly looks original. This banjo is loud for a ball bearing but still has that sweet tone they are known for. The neck plays really well with what I consider a near perfect action height. Tailpiece is a punched out Presto original. The ball bearing is a much overlooked prewar that doesnt get its proper due in my book. Original tuners make it a fun challenge to get in tune but I have to say it stays better en any I have ever owned. There is a very slight depression on the headstock finish from having a clamp-on D tuner on it. This banjo is in real nice condition and wasnt hauled around much to gigs etc.

Location:

United States, Somonauk, IL, 60552

Payment Methods:

Check/Money Order, Cash (in person)

Return Policy:

Returns not accepted.

Condition of Item(s):

Used - Excellent Condition

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Make:

Gibson

Ad Status:

Sold

Listing No:

59634

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