Gibson RB-250 5 String Resonator Banjo (1976)
Gibson RB-250 Model 5 String Resonator Banjo (1976), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 00201052, mahogany stain finish, maple rim and resonator, mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, original black hard shell case. Item # 6435
Overall length is 38 in. (96.5 cm.), 11 in. (27.9 cm.) diameter head, and 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 26 in. (660 mm.). Width of nut is 1 1/4 in. (32 mm.). A super clean and original example, which has not seen a lot of use in almost 40 years. There is only some very light play wear and a couple of minor modifications-two very small screw holes remain on the bass side of the neck from a removed 5th string capo and there are railroad spikes added at frets 7 and 9. One of the four retaining bolts for the resonator has gone missing; this does not affect function at all. A very nice '70's tube-and-plate flathead Mastertone, still waiting to really be played. Excellent Condition.
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