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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

  • SN 403158
  • 1966
  • VGC (needs strings, reglue inside ply on rim, etc. - sold AS-IS)
  • Once had a resonator and hardware installed (the 175 is an open back model)
  • Black-finished 5/8" multi-ply maple rim
  • 11" top frosted
  • Single coordinator rod
  • 24 brackets, bolts and L-shoes
  • Notched tension hoop
  • Brass hoop tone ring
  • Mahogany neck, carboard shim
  • 25-fret Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dots
  • Newer Presto-style tailpiece
  • Two-legged armrest stamped "Gibson" script installed
  • Pancake tuners and 5th string
  • Black peghead overlay features logo
  • Earlier Gibson hard shell case (pink lining)
  • Made in USA

Gibson RB-175 Long Neck Open Back Banjo (1966)

Gibson RB-175 Long Neck Open Back Banjo (1966)

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AS-IS
Used

SKU: 60U-218595

Regular price $1,300 USD
Regular price Sale price $1,300.00 USD
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The RB-175 was designed to capitalize on the Folk Boom. With a capo at the 3rd fret the banjo is standard-tuned, but played open it's tuned a minor third lower to open E. Features include multi-ply maple rim, brass hoop tone ring, mahogany neck and a 25-fret Brazilian rosewood fingerboard. Two-legged Gibson armrest installed. Earlier Gibson hard shell case. Made in USA. (needs strings, reglue inside ply on rim, etc. - sold AS-IS)
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More Details

The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880

  • SN 403158
  • 1966
  • VGC (needs strings, reglue inside ply on rim, etc. - sold AS-IS)
  • Once had a resonator and hardware installed (the 175 is an open back model)
  • Black-finished 5/8" multi-ply maple rim
  • 11" top frosted
  • Single coordinator rod
  • 24 brackets, bolts and L-shoes
  • Notched tension hoop
  • Brass hoop tone ring
  • Mahogany neck, carboard shim
  • 25-fret Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dots
  • Newer Presto-style tailpiece
  • Two-legged armrest stamped "Gibson" script installed
  • Pancake tuners and 5th string
  • Black peghead overlay features logo
  • Earlier Gibson hard shell case (pink lining)
  • Made in USA
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