Gibson RB-1, c1927:.. SOLD

Dark brown lacquer, thick maple rim with simple brass tube tonering, Gibson label & FON stamp, individual shoes with flat hooks, single co-ordinator rod, original 5 string maple neck with rosewood fbd (some replaced binding) & pearl dot inlays, screenprint ‘The Gibson’ logo, original patent friction tuners, replaced tailpiece, at some point this banjo was converted to double strings on the 1st & 2nd and now back to original configuration (filled holes in phd & extra nut slots evi-dent), cool Australian dealer plaque, extremely rare model as favoured by Uncle Dave Macon (his was a 1928), VGC, Original HC.