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GIBSON RB-180 (1962-3)

GIBSON RB-180 (1962-3)
VG-EC, extra long neck (Seeger style) banjo, original 20-hole flathead Mastertone tone ring, 25/32" rim, 24 brackets, white-bound rosewood fretboard with pearl dot inlays, , 5th string capo removed (small holes filled in side binding), stairstep tuners with white plastic buttons, geared 5th peg, original hang tag included on which is written "Purchased 26 Feb 63 new", on consignment, with OHSC (black with pink interior) (SN:88909)
60U-1538... - No longer available -
body-front (click)
front-detail (click)
front (click)
armrest (click)
back (click)
body-back (click)
bridge-tailpiece (click)
headstock-back (click)
headstock-front (click)
heel (click)
inlays-2 (click)
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neck-back-2 (click)
neck-back-3 (click)
neck-back (click)
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