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  • Front and side of Gibson Style 170
    A versatile open back banjo, this RB-170 can bang or frail! Features include dark stained rim, rolled brass tone hoop, mahogany neck with fiddle shaped peghead, rosewood fingerboard. 5th string sliding capo installed. Lifton hard shell case. Made in USA.
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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 959000
  • c.1969-70
  • EC-
  • 26-1/2" scale
  • 3/4" dark stained rim
  • 11" frosted top head
  • Notched tension hoop
  • 2 coordinator rods
  • 24 brackets and shoes
  • Rolled brass tone hoop
  • Waverly-style "window" top-tension tailpiece
  • Mahogany neck with fiddle shaped peghead and raised pearl "Gibson" inlay
  • 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot inlays
  • "V" neck profile
  • 1-3/16" nut
  • "Pancake" tuners with white plastic buttons, 5th string friction tuner
  • Armrest
  • 5th string sliding capo installed
  • '60's Lifton hard shell case (green lining)
  • Made in USA

Gibson RB-170 Open Back Banjo (c.1969-70)

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Used

SKU: 60U-210274

Regular price
$1,250 USD
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Sale price
$1,250 USD
A versatile open back banjo, this RB-170 can bang or frail! Features include dark stained rim, rolled brass tone hoop, mahogany neck with fiddle shaped peghead, rosewood fingerboard. 5th string sliding capo installed. Lifton hard shell case. Made in USA.
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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 959000
  • c.1969-70
  • EC-
  • 26-1/2" scale
  • 3/4" dark stained rim
  • 11" frosted top head
  • Notched tension hoop
  • 2 coordinator rods
  • 24 brackets and shoes
  • Rolled brass tone hoop
  • Waverly-style "window" top-tension tailpiece
  • Mahogany neck with fiddle shaped peghead and raised pearl "Gibson" inlay
  • 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with pearloid dot inlays
  • "V" neck profile
  • 1-3/16" nut
  • "Pancake" tuners with white plastic buttons, 5th string friction tuner
  • Armrest
  • 5th string sliding capo installed
  • '60's Lifton hard shell case (green lining)
  • Made in USA