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1925 value?

From Ks_5-picker on 8/6/2020 8:56:02 AM

a couple years ago I looked at a 1925 ball bearing Gibson,I can't remember for sure if it was a 3 or a 4,but it was completely original,had been played a lot but probably not for the last 40 yrs. I'm quite sure it's never been messed with,there was one slight crack in the side of the resonator which I think could be easily fixed.

My question is what is the value on these nowadays? If I can come up with some $ I might make an offer on it.

thanks!

4 Comments

Fathand says:
8/6/2020 9:00:57 AM

Original 5 string neck or which neck?

Ks_5-picker says:
8/6/2020 9:08:35 AM

Oh,sorry. it's just a tenor.

kodakcollector says:
8/6/2020 9:58:21 AM

I bought a style 4 complete ball bearing a couple of years ago from Craigslist for $1600 plus shipping and it already had a 5 string conversion neck. But, I still had a new neck made and had the original resonator reskinned.

flic.kr/s/aHskWqJ7s4

To have a conversion neck made will run between $1000 and $1500.

Ks_5-picker says:
8/6/2020 10:29:15 AM

Great pics,you got a good deal!
thanks.


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