Gibson Earl Scruggs Flint Hill Special (1997)

$5,500
sku: 70U-200217
A truly magnificent banjo, this Gibson Earl Scruggs Flint Hill Special has a curly maple resonator and neck, both with an amber brown sunburst finish. It’s equipped with engraved nickel-plated hardware, including a 1-piece flange, tension hoop, armrest, and tailpiece. The bound ebony fingerboard features pearl Hearts & Flowers pattern inlays, and the heel cap, truss rod cover, and thumbscrew heads are also pearl. Two Keith D-tuners have been installed. This impressive banjo is in excellent condition.   More Details...

  • Gloss finish
  • Amber brown sunburst on double-bound curly maple resonator
  • 5/8" thick maple rim
  • Engraved nickel-plated hardware including 1-piece flange, tension hoop, armrest, and tailpiece
  • 20-hole flathead tone ring
  • Curly maple neck
  • Bound ebony fingerboard
  • Pearl Hearts & Flowers inlay pattern with "MASTERTONE" block
  • Fancy abalone headstock inlays with Gibson logo
  • Geared tuners with genuine pearl buttons plus 2 Keith D-tuners (Keith tuners installed, 2 originals are in case)
  • 1-7/32" nut
  • ~26-3/8" scale
  • Pearl heel cap, truss rod cover, and thumbscrew heads
  • Railroad spikes at frets 7 & 10
  • Consignment
  • Original hardshell case
  • EC
  • SN: FH-97-03