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For Sale: REDUCED Gibson RB-250 Mastertone 1960 Original 5 String OBO
Here's your chance for a GREAT old Gibson 5 string mastertone! This is a 1960 RB-250 (#0-3405-39) that has had some modifications/upgrades. Currently has a no-hole flathead tone ring in it of unknown make. The headstock looks to have been altered to sport a snazzy Flying Eagle style 75 type design. Both of these modifications were very well done and look great.
Has an aftermarket truss rod cover (initials engraved on one side) and newer geared tuning pegs. Also has a Gibson branded clamshell tailpiece. Comes in the blue lined case shown which may very well be the original (has matching case key). The resonator has some stenciling inside it which looks original. This is a HUGE sounding banjo- has a very rich tone.
I have done nothing to the banjo and with a full setup I'm sure it will crack even more. If you're looking for an affordable and super cool old Gibson 5-string (this is a 62 year old banjo) this one's for you.
Will ship it loosened up properly packed and safely. Will also meet you in person within about 2 hours of Floyd, Virginia.