Gibson RB-250 (1970s)

$1,275
sku: 70U-204198
This Gibson RB-250 banjo has a 3-piece mahogany neck and a double bound mahogany resonator. The multi-ply maple rim is painted black and fitted with a flathead tone ring. The bound ebony fretboard features pearl inlays (missing inlay at 7th fret). It needs some work (sold AS-IS, see Details section below), but otherwise it’s in excellent-minus condition.   More Details...

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  • Natural mahogany finish
  • Black painted multi-ply 11" maple rim
  • Top frosted head
  • Dual coordinator rods
  • Double white-bound mahogany resonator
  • 3-piece mahogany neck with bound ebony fretboard
  • Armrest and tailpiece engraved with logo
  • 2-piece tube-and-plate flange
  • Flathead tone ring
  • Clam-shell tailpiece
  • Pearl fretboard inlay
  • "Mastertone" pearl block inlay at 21st fret
  • Made in U.S.A.
  • Replacement tuners and 5th string gear tuner
  • 5th string capo installed with extra screw hole
  • 22 frets
  • 24 brackets
  • ~26-1/2" scale
  • ~1-1/4 nut width
  • OHSC (blue lining)
  • EC- (low frets and fretboard wear, missing inlay at 7th fret — could use a refret, replace missing inlay, new bridge, strings, set-up, etc. — sold AS-IS)
  • SN: 172576