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For Sale or Trade: Gibson 1934 TB-1 - 2019 Jim Mills Conversion

2019 Jim Mills Conversion

Posted By: AOC (+14) | Rate Member
 Member 9+ Years  Verified Seller

$5,600 USD

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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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Used - Excellent Condition

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