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  • Rare version of the Gibson Style 6 banjo.  The Royal PT was designed for use either as a tenor banjo or plectrum banjo and was the first Gibson banjo to have a flathead tone ring. Argentine gray sunburst finish. Gold engraved hardware. Lightweight, high profile flathead tone ring. Cool find! With rough OHSC (blue lining). VGC+. On consignment.
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For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880
  • Rare version of the Style 6
  • Royal PT (Plectrum-Tenor) version with 20 frets and ~24-1/2" scale
  • SN FON 9301-9
  • 1929
  • VGC+
  • Argentine gray sunburst finish on neck and resonator
  • Highly flamed maple neck
  • Maple resonator
  • 20-fret ebony fingerboard with pearl hearts and flowers inlay
  • Fancy gold sparkle trim on fretboard, neck, headstock, heel and resonator
  • Gold hardware with engraving on tone ring, tension hoop, flange and armrest.
  • 2-piece flange, 24 brackets
  • "Clamshell" tailpiece stamped "GROVER PATENT"
  • 11" frosted head
  • 3/4" maple rim
  • High profile, lightweight (28.8 ounces) original flathead tone ring
  • Dual coordinator rods
  • Double ring "GROVER PAT." tuners with pearl buttons
  • Fancy floral pearl inlays on headstock with script "Gibson" logo
  • 1-1/8" nut, ~24-1/2" scale
  • Set up for tenor tuning C G D A
  • With rough OHSC (blue lining)
  • On consignment

Gibson Royal PT-6 (Plectrum-Tenor Style 6) Banjo (1929)

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SKU: 80U-211708

Regular price
$29,500 USD
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$29,500 USD
Rare version of the Gibson Style 6 banjo.  The Royal PT was designed for use either as a tenor banjo or plectrum banjo and was the first Gibson banjo to have a flathead tone ring. Argentine gray sunburst finish. Gold engraved hardware. Lightweight, high profile flathead tone ring. Cool find! With rough OHSC (blue lining). VGC+. On consignment.
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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
  • Rare version of the Style 6
  • Royal PT (Plectrum-Tenor) version with 20 frets and ~24-1/2" scale
  • SN FON 9301-9
  • 1929
  • VGC+
  • Argentine gray sunburst finish on neck and resonator
  • Highly flamed maple neck
  • Maple resonator
  • 20-fret ebony fingerboard with pearl hearts and flowers inlay
  • Fancy gold sparkle trim on fretboard, neck, headstock, heel and resonator
  • Gold hardware with engraving on tone ring, tension hoop, flange and armrest.
  • 2-piece flange, 24 brackets
  • "Clamshell" tailpiece stamped "GROVER PATENT"
  • 11" frosted head
  • 3/4" maple rim
  • High profile, lightweight (28.8 ounces) original flathead tone ring
  • Dual coordinator rods
  • Double ring "GROVER PAT." tuners with pearl buttons
  • Fancy floral pearl inlays on headstock with script "Gibson" logo
  • 1-1/8" nut, ~24-1/2" scale
  • Set up for tenor tuning C G D A
  • With rough OHSC (blue lining)
  • On consignment