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    This Gibson TB-11 Conversion banjo features a nice conversion 5-string neck. Deep blue finish on the neck, rim, and inside of the resonator. Flathead tone ring installed. Gray pearloid fingerboard and headstock overlay. Black and red floral silkscreen designs. With 1990's Gibson HSC (black lining). VGC+
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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
  • No SN (most TB-11s do not have FON numbers)
  • 1930s
  • VGC+
  • Very nice 5-String conversion neck with deep blue finish (unknown maker)
  • White-bound gray pearloid fingerboard with 22 frets
  • Railroad spikes at frets 7 and 9
  • Fingerboard and headstock overlay feature red and black floral designs
  • Double-bound resonator (deep blue inside, pearloid back)
  • Some missing finish on edges of resonator
  • ~5/8"maple rim with blue finish
  • Label on rim reads "THE / Gibson / GIBSON INC. / KALAMAZOO / MICH."
  • Single coordinator rod 
  • 11” skin head, notched tension hoop (original)
  • Flathead tone ring installed
  • Newer Gibson USA 1-piece flange installed
  • 24 brackets, armrest
  • "GROVER PATENT"  “Window” tailpiece
  • Period "GROVER PAT" tuners, friction 5th string peg
  • 1-1/4" nut, ~26-3/8" scale
  • With 1990s Gibson HSC (black lining)
  • Great player!

Gibson TB-11 Conversion Resonator Banjo (1930s)

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SKU: 70U-210190

Regular price
$3,750 USD
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$3,750 USD
This Gibson TB-11 Conversion banjo features a nice conversion 5-string neck. Deep blue finish on the neck, rim, and inside of the resonator. Flathead tone ring installed. Gray pearloid fingerboard and headstock overlay. Black and red floral silkscreen designs. With 1990's Gibson HSC (black lining). VGC+
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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
  • No SN (most TB-11s do not have FON numbers)
  • 1930s
  • VGC+
  • Very nice 5-String conversion neck with deep blue finish (unknown maker)
  • White-bound gray pearloid fingerboard with 22 frets
  • Railroad spikes at frets 7 and 9
  • Fingerboard and headstock overlay feature red and black floral designs
  • Double-bound resonator (deep blue inside, pearloid back)
  • Some missing finish on edges of resonator
  • ~5/8"maple rim with blue finish
  • Label on rim reads "THE / Gibson / GIBSON INC. / KALAMAZOO / MICH."
  • Single coordinator rod 
  • 11” skin head, notched tension hoop (original)
  • Flathead tone ring installed
  • Newer Gibson USA 1-piece flange installed
  • 24 brackets, armrest
  • "GROVER PATENT"  “Window” tailpiece
  • Period "GROVER PAT" tuners, friction 5th string peg
  • 1-1/4" nut, ~26-3/8" scale
  • With 1990s Gibson HSC (black lining)
  • Great player!