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1925 Gibson GB-6 6-string Banjo

$3,995.00
Manufacturer
1925 Gibson
Model
GB-6 6-string Banjo
Condition
Excellent
Description

The coolest near 100 year old way to jam on Banjo when you don’t know how to play it, this early “Snakehead” banjo-guitar is a fabulous example of the desirable “Trap Door” model, its gorgeous Red Sunburst finished maple trap door, sides & its fat neck are stunning as this period is famous for, it also sports  a very rare & cool factory installed Cream Pickgard assembly,  the “Style GB” was part of Gibson’s initial banjo line, fitted w/24 frets & a 24 1/4” scale, equipped w/Gibson’s Tone-Projector & optional Arm Rest, it has a wooden dowel stick and single adjustable coordinator rod, introduced in 1919 as follow ups to the first “Style TB” tenor banjo which debuted in 1918, the neck is laminated maple with an ebony center strip, finished in a graduated cherry-to-natural from the heel up, the extended fingerboard and headstock are bound, and the unique “moccasin head” headstock is faced with ebony inlaid with a pearl “The Gibson” logo and fleur-de-lys, the tuner buttons are amber celluloid and the nut is genuine pearl, w/a huge 14″ rim this early “GB” sounds quite unique with a darker tone than later models-or most other 6-string banjos, it plays awesome & you too can fake out your friends that you can actually play it, its all original & overall she’s Exceptionally Clean & comes w/its original Black hard case. 

1925 Gibson GB-6 6-string Banjo

$3,995.00

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Description

The coolest near 100 year old way to jam on Banjo when you don’t know how to play it, this early “Snakehead” banjo-guitar is a fabulous example of the desirable “Trap Door” model, its gorgeous Red Sunburst finished maple trap door, sides & its fat neck are stunning as this period is famous for, it also sports  a very rare & cool factory installed Cream Pickgard assembly,  the “Style GB” was part of Gibson’s initial banjo line, fitted w/24 frets & a 24 1/4” scale, equipped w/Gibson’s Tone-Projector & optional Arm Rest, it has a wooden dowel stick and single adjustable coordinator rod, introduced in 1919 as follow ups to the first “Style TB” tenor banjo which debuted in 1918, the neck is laminated maple with an ebony center strip, finished in a graduated cherry-to-natural from the heel up, the extended fingerboard and headstock are bound, and the unique “moccasin head” headstock is faced with ebony inlaid with a pearl “The Gibson” logo and fleur-de-lys, the tuner buttons are amber celluloid and the nut is genuine pearl, w/a huge 14″ rim this early “GB” sounds quite unique with a darker tone than later models-or most other 6-string banjos, it plays awesome & you too can fake out your friends that you can actually play it, its all original & overall she’s Exceptionally Clean & comes w/its original Black hard case. 

Additional information

Make

1925 Gibson

Model

GB-6 6-string Banjo

Condition

Excellent