Gibson RB-00 (1939)

$4,500
sku: 70U-205374
a very cool, good-sounding, and hard-to-find banjo, this Gibson RB-00 from 1939 is a rare model with original sunburst maple 5-string neck and pre-war hardware. It has a sunburst single-bound maple resonator, 15/32" maple rim, one-piece flange, and 11” frosted head. Other features include railroad spikes on frets 7 through 10, Brazilian rosewood fingerboard, and unusual Kluson round-pan geared tuners with amber buttons. A modern Guardian hardshell case is included. This instrument is in very good-plus condition.   More Details...

  • Rare model with original sunburst maple 5-string neck and pre-war hardware
  • Sunburst single-bound maple resonator 
  • 15/32" maple rim
  • One-piece flange
  • Single coordinator rod