Gibson TB-4 Tenor Banjo (1923)

sku: 80U-200623
A nice player from the early 20th century, this Gibson TB-4 tenor banjo has a ~1/2" maple rim with ivoroid binding inside and out. The 2-piece maple neck has a dark center strip. Other features include a large plastic pickguard, Ivoroid binding on the headstock and fretboard, and 2-on-a-plate open gear tuners. This item is in very good+ condition.   More Details...

  • Two piece maple neck with dark center strip
  • "Moccasin" peghead shape
  • Red sunburst finish
  • ~1/2" maple rim with ivoroid binding inside and out
  • 10-1/2" plastic head
  • Large ivoroid pickguard
  • No tone ring
  • Tube flange with 24 hooks (some rust)
  • Wooden dowel stick and single coordinator rod
  • 27-fret ebony fingerboard with pearl dot inlays
  • Black peghead overlay and underlay (small piece of underlay missing by treble side)
  • Pearl fleur-de-lis and "The Gibson" headstock inlays
  • Ivoroid-bound headstock and fretboard
  • 2-on-a-plate open gear tuners 
  • 1-5/32" nut
  • ~19" scale,
  • No trap door (never had one)
  • Missing tailpiece cover
  • Homemade gigbag
  • VGC+ with center seam repair on back of peghead
  • SN: 11807-12