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    A nice 5-string conversion with a neck made by Ernie Wells (we are told), this resonator banjo has a great sound. The white bound maple resonator has been refinished to match the flamed maple neck. Other features include a 2-piece flange, no hole archtop tone ring, and ¾” maple rim. This instrument is in excellent-minus condition.
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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 
  •  FON 8739-20
  • 1927
  • Excellent minus condition
  • Gloss Dark brown stain
  • 1-7/32" nut, ~26-3/8" scale
  • White bound maple resonator (refinished to match the neck)
  • 3/4" maple rim
  • 11" frosted top head
  • Dual coordinator rods
  • 2-piece flange
  • 24 brackets
  • No hole archtop tone ring
  • Conversion 5-string flamed maple neck
  • Ebony Fretboard with pearl flying eagle inlays
  • Newer Grover Pat. tuners and geared 5th string peg
  • Double Cut peghead, pearl truss rod cover
  • Original "GIBSON MASTERTONE" label on rim
  • Newer hardshell case (burgundy lining)
  • On consignment
  • We're told the conversion neck was made by Ernie Wells
  • Period Presto tailpiece has been punched for 5th string
  • Nice Sound!

Gibson TB-3 Conversion (1927)

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SKU: 70U-206205

Regular price
$4,750 USD
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$4,750 USD
A nice 5-string conversion with a neck made by Ernie Wells (we are told), this resonator banjo has a great sound. The white bound maple resonator has been refinished to match the flamed maple neck. Other features include a 2-piece flange, no hole archtop tone ring, and ¾” maple rim. This instrument is in excellent-minus condition.
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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 
  •  FON 8739-20
  • 1927
  • Excellent minus condition
  • Gloss Dark brown stain
  • 1-7/32" nut, ~26-3/8" scale
  • White bound maple resonator (refinished to match the neck)
  • 3/4" maple rim
  • 11" frosted top head
  • Dual coordinator rods
  • 2-piece flange
  • 24 brackets
  • No hole archtop tone ring
  • Conversion 5-string flamed maple neck
  • Ebony Fretboard with pearl flying eagle inlays
  • Newer Grover Pat. tuners and geared 5th string peg
  • Double Cut peghead, pearl truss rod cover
  • Original "GIBSON MASTERTONE" label on rim
  • Newer hardshell case (burgundy lining)
  • On consignment
  • We're told the conversion neck was made by Ernie Wells
  • Period Presto tailpiece has been punched for 5th string
  • Nice Sound!