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For Sale: 1942 Gibson RB-7 #F690-4, the "Frank R. McGhee"

Posted By: Greg Earnest (+5) | Rate Member
 Member 10+ Years  Verified Seller

$60,000 USD

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Here's one of the great rarities of the prewar Gibson banjo world: an original flathead five-string top-tension RB-7 shipped from the Gibson factory on October 2, 1942. In his book "Spann's Guide to Gibson 1902-1941", historian Joe Spann estimates the total production of original RB-7s at thirty-six units. #F690-4 is in original condition with the exception of a replaced fingerboard and refinished neck and resonator. Please visit for complete photos and description. Sound files are available on request. This banjo will come in a newer hard shell case.


United States, Smyrna, GA


to be arranged; in-person pickup possible

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Check/Money Order, Cash (in person), Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover

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Returns not accepted.

Condition of Item(s):

Used - Very Good Condition

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