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    Very nice shape. Transparent dark brown finish on neck, rim and resonator. Ivoroid-bound ebony fingerboard. Pearl dot markers. 10-1/2" frosted top head. Nickel plated brass tone hoop. With OSSC (purple lining, Geib case with Sears Roebuck Co. "Biltwel" label). VG-EC. On consignment
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • Nice 1920's Banjo Mandolin
  • SN 8820-11
  • 1927
  • VG-EC
  • Transparent dark brown finish
  • Maple neck and resonator
  • 3/4" maple rim
  • Ivoroid-bound 15-fret ebony fingerboard
  • Pearl dot inlays
  • Headstock features "The Gibson" logo and torch inlay
  • 10-1/2" frosted top head
  • Nickel plated brass tone hoop
  • Flat plate flange with diamond cutouts
  • Grooved tension hoop
  • 22 brackets, armrest, clamshell tailpiece
  • 4-on-a-plate open gear tuners with ivoroid buttons
  • 1-3/16" nut, ~13-7/8" scale
  • With Geib OSSC (purple lining, with Sears Roebuck and Co. "Biltwel" label)
  • On consignment

Gibson MB-1 Banjo Mandolin (1927)

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SKU: 90U-209777

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$1,250 USD
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$1,250 USD
Very nice shape. Transparent dark brown finish on neck, rim and resonator. Ivoroid-bound ebony fingerboard. Pearl dot markers. 10-1/2" frosted top head. Nickel plated brass tone hoop. With OSSC (purple lining, Geib case with Sears Roebuck Co. "Biltwel" label). VG-EC. On consignment
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • Nice 1920's Banjo Mandolin
  • SN 8820-11
  • 1927
  • VG-EC
  • Transparent dark brown finish
  • Maple neck and resonator
  • 3/4" maple rim
  • Ivoroid-bound 15-fret ebony fingerboard
  • Pearl dot inlays
  • Headstock features "The Gibson" logo and torch inlay
  • 10-1/2" frosted top head
  • Nickel plated brass tone hoop
  • Flat plate flange with diamond cutouts
  • Grooved tension hoop
  • 22 brackets, armrest, clamshell tailpiece
  • 4-on-a-plate open gear tuners with ivoroid buttons
  • 1-3/16" nut, ~13-7/8" scale
  • With Geib OSSC (purple lining, with Sears Roebuck and Co. "Biltwel" label)
  • On consignment