1927 GIBSON TB-6 CHECKERBOARD FON #9226-3. with a matching FRANK NEAT 5 string neck.. This banjo is in excellent condition with , original tuners and the tenor neck. This Checkerboard banjo has a 40 hole arch top tone ring and is 100% original.
The Gibson Style 6 was an upgrade to the Gibson Granada. It has much fancier engravings and the wood was consider of the finest quality. The model came in Gold Sparkle and Checkerboard. The Checkerboard model is highly desirable among collectors.
If you have been looking for a Gibson TB-6 Checkerboard banjo this is the one. It is in excellent condition, is set up to play, and comes with a fairly new hardshell case.
Happy to provide detailed photos to a SERIOUS Buyer.