1938 Gibson Style 7 original top-tension flathead banjo with Robin Smith 5-string neck

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Mill Valley Fine Guitars
Mill Valley, CA, United States
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1938 original TB-7 flathead, top tension banjo. Serial number 390-9. New Robin Smith 5-string neck. Comes with original tenor neck. Excellent condition. Several small superficial abrasions on back of resonator (top, left in photo). Otherwise, in remarkably fine condition for an 80 year old instrument. All hardware is original with no warping or other damage. This banjo comes with authentication papers by well known expert on prewar Mastertones. Tone ring weighs exactly three pounds. All original hardware. No modifications. Recent expert set-up during inspection and authentication. Will supply additional detailed pictures to serious buyers. Photos of tenor neck included. No trades. Plays and sounds magnificently. Incredible clarity and separation. This Style 7 should be in the hands of a pro for recording/performing or a serious collector.  A classic prewar Style 7 Mastertone. It doesn’t get any better. Please feel free to message me, but please only serious inquiries. Stay safe and and keep rolling!

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This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

Product Specs

Listed2 years ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
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  • United States

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