Vintage Gibson Mastertone TB-800 Tenor Banjo in good condition. All original hardware. Beautiful maple finish. 1970's era, Made in Kalamazoo with Made in USA mark and serial number on peg head.
All hardware is gold plated, even the coordinator rod washers!
Planetary tuners, clamshell tail piece and arm rest all sport the Gibson mark.
Ebony fretboard with hearts and flowers mother of pearl inlays. There is some wear on Mastertone inlay near pot.
Mahogany rim in excellent shape with original Mastertone label intact.
All parts are original expect for a new Grover bridge and a new weather king head.
Areas of notable wear on this banjo includes loss of gold plating on exposed areas of the pot assembly and some wear on the finish on the lower side of the resonator and neck heel. All areas of wear are shown in the pictures. None of the wear affects play-ability or the tone of this vintage instrument.
This Gibson has been completely set-up with light strings. This banjo is a joy to play! A real classic sound for Irish, jazz, pop or what have you.
Please message any questions. Thanks!
United States, Trout Lake, WA
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Condition of Item(s):
Used - Good Condition
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