Gibson TB-11 Conversion (1930's)

$5,250
sku: 70U-203736
A super clean conversion banjo, this instrument features the original ~9/16" blue maple rim, tension hoop, brass hoop tone ring, one piece flange, and hardware from a 1930s Gibson TB-11. The new Frank Neat 5-string conversion neck has a bound ebony fingerboard with pearl inlays that are duplicates of the silkscreened designs on an original pearloid TB-11 fretboard. The resonator features a pearloid back with a floral silkscreen design and dark blue interior. This instrument is in excellent condition.   More Details...

  • Frank Neat neck with intricate pearl inlays on bound ebony fingerboard (they are pearl duplicates of the silkscreened one's on an original pearloid TB-11 fretboard and headstock)
  • Original tension hoop, brass hoop tone ring, one piece flange, and hardware, and ~9/16" blue maple rim
  • Single coordinator rod
  • Resonator features pearloid back with floral silkscreen design and dark blue interior
  • Modern Planetary tuners and geared 5th string peg
  • Modern replacement Presto tailpiece
  • 26-1/4" scale
  • 1-3/16" nut
  • 11" frosted head
  • "Earl Scruggs" signed head (we don't believe this is actually his signature)
  • Flathead Huber tone ring (un-installed) and Superior hardshell case included
  • Consignment
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