Gibson RB-250 LH (1957)

$1,850
sku: 71U-198929
A rare Gibson model, this left-handed RB-250 banjo features a sunburst mahogany neck and a sunburst mahogany resonator with double white binding and two concentric purfling rings. The Brazilian rosewood fingerboard has pearl bowtie inlays. It has several replacement parts, including a newer tension hoop, straight-pull tailpiece, and First Quality flathead tone ring. A Shubb sliding 5th string capo has been installed. This banjo is in very good+ condition.

  • Factory left-handed
  • Sunburst mahogany resonator with double white binding and two concentric purfling rings
  • Sunburst mahogany neck (with repaired heel crack and repaired volute crack)
  • First Quality (replacement) flathead tone ring
  • 24 bracket hooks and nuts
  • 1-piece flange
  • Newer (replacement) tension hoop
  • Single coordinator rod
  • Brazilian rosewood fingerboard
  • Pearl bowtie inlays with "MASTERTONE" block
  • Bound "open book" headstock with pearl crown inlay and pearl Gibson logo (2 metal plugs through holes in headstock where cam-style D-tuners were installed and then removed)
  • Original stairstep tuners
  • Shubb sliding 5th string capo installed
  • Newer straight-pull tailpiece
  • Armrest
  • 1-3/16" nut
  • 26-3/8" scale
  • Consignment
  • Original hardshell case
  • VGC+
  • SN: 7080-14