Gibson RB-150 (1958)

sku: 70U-206197
A bluegrass banjo classic from the 50's, with period Gibson archtop tone ring added, sunburst finish on mahogany resonator and neck with new fingerboard and binding, frets and binding plus a newer Gibson armrest.   More Details...

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  • SN 8 3077-117
  • 1958
  • VG-EC
  • Sunburst finish 
  • Double w-b-w-bound resonator (concentric rings of w-b-w purfling on resonator back)
  • 26-3/8” scale, 1-7/32” nut
  • 9/16” 3-ply dark stained maple rim
  • 11” Five-Star plastic head
  • single coordinator rod
  • 1-piece flange
  • 24 brackets
  • '50's 4-hole archtop tone ring installed
  • Kershner-style tailpiece
  • Mahogany neck
  • Unbound dove wing peghead with pearl "Gibson" and crown inlays
  • Old tuner screw holes filled and finish touched up on back of headstock
  • 22 frets on replacement rosewood fingerboard, pearl bowtie inlays, block inlay at 21st fret, no side dots 
  • Railroad spikes @ frets 7, 9  & 10 
  • Five Star planetary banjo tuners and geared 5th string tuner
  • Newer Gibson armrest (1980s)
  • Newer HSC
  • Made in USA
  • Consignment
  • Resonator sprayed black on inside. New nut, tuners, fingerboard