This banjo, FON 1019-18, conforms to all Style 1 catalog standards for the period: 3-ply full thickness wood rim- featuring its original Gibson Label; OPF; all nickel plated metal parts with straight grained double bound maple resonator.
Conversion: 5-string neck wonderfully profiled to prewar specs by master neck maker Mr. Frank Neat (Hearts & Flowers/ rosewood fingerboard/ double cut Mastertone peghead design). -High profile 20 hole flathead tonering by Sullivan Banjos, fitted perfectly.
With Modern Presto 5 string tailpiece and Waverly two band tuners. Tenor neck with original tuners is included.
I also Install S.S. Keith "D" Tuners and 2nd & 3rd String tuners in Case Pocket. Hard Shell case in excellent condition is included.
Other than modern components used to convert it to 5 string flathead, this banjo is 100% Original Pre War Gibson!
Includes TB-1 original 4-string neck, along with Jim Mills Banjo Inc. Bill of Sale/ Letter of Authenticity, and Hardshell Case
Below is a video of Little Roy playing this banjo, while Aaron McDaris looks on.
TRADES considered: Gibson RB-4, RB 12, Prewar style 4 conv., style 12 conv. or Stelling Staghorn, Huber Jim Mills.
United States, LA, 71291
Free to USA Mainland
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Returns not accepted.
Condition of Item(s):
Used - Excellent Condition
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