Gibson ‘Trujo style A’:.. £ 1,950.00

c.1931, dark stained maple, 5 ½”deep rim, massive cast patent flathead tonering, ebony fbd with fancy pearl inlays, entire phd carved as ‘gargoyle’ lion’s head, engraved pearl name plate on rear of phd, nickel pltd hardware, Grover tuners, Presto tailpiece, one of a few extremely rare banjos made for the Truett & George music studio in California from c.1927-1932, unique design (like no other Gibson models) gives a surprisingly warm tone but with excellent projection, some playwear but no damage or repairs, complete with original hard case, EC.