Gibson Banjos 1925 and Later
Philes Home Src = source, I/N = Internet, N/O = Non-Original, TP = Tail piece, AR = Arm Rest, t/h = tension Hoop, TR = Tone Ring,
Estimated Serial No.       Description FH = Flat Head, 5S = five string; s/b = single bound, n/o = non-original
Year of Mfg Prefix Number Neck   Model Tonering Flange Inlay Other Sources/owners Pictures, Links, More Info
1932   3-3 TB - 1   1-piece Gull   T. Biggs  
1932   3-13 TB - 1   1-piece Gull   I/N auction 5/2005   
1932   3-15 TB - 1   1-piece Gull      
1932   3-21 TB - 1   1-piece Style 3 Diamonds and Squares FB, fiddle-cut ph, rose decal on resonator, cut for F/H ring G. Earnest 6/2007  
1932   3-43 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece        
1932   3-48 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Style 3 D&S Inlays, Grover first t/p G. Earnest  
1932   10-4 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece     T. Biggs  
1932   19-7 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece        
1932   20-1   - 2       Resonator only on TB-4 9554-50 T. Biggs  
1932   25-7 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece        
1932   25-19 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece     BHO Member, 2/2006  
1932   25-23 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece FE n/o TP G. Earnest  
1932   35 PB - Electric       Style 18 neck, solid body, birdseye maple, S/N on back of PH UK Website 2006  
1932   42-2 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3   Bernunzio 2/2005  
1932   42-8 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 Slanted Logo T. Biggs  
1932   42-16 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 N/O Resonator, original neck missing Pat Cloud; I/N Auction 12/2009  
1932   42-18 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 l&b inlays, archtop, OHSC, heavy wear to back of resonator,  I/N Auction 11/2007; 12/2007  
1932   42-20 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 40-hole Ring    
1932   42-23 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 40-hole Ring, pot metal hoop 40-hole Ring, I/N auction 8/11/03,   
1932   44-3 MB - 3 Archtop 1-piece     I/N auction 8/13/04  
1932   44-4 MB - 3 Archtop 1-piece        
1932   47-2 RB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 Mahogany D. Mccumbers Pics & More!
1932   49-4 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece H&F's Neck s/n DA5063 with L&B headstock inlay T. Biggs  
1932   66-1 PB - 3       Shipped August 7, 1935 Gibson Shipping Ledger  
1932   66-2 PB - 3 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 Mahogany, EA-5347 on HS, L&B inlays and double-cut HS - but photo exists of original fiddle HS; not in ledger G. Earnest; Orig owner Earl Collins  
1932   66-3 PB - 3       Shipped May 8, 1937 Gibson Shipping Ledger  
1932   66-5 PB - 3 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 Mahogany, unusual fiddle headstock, shipped October 30, 1935    
1932   68-5 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Dots All original  I/N auction 4/2006,  
1932   68-15 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Dots "Gull" Style PH T. Biggs  
1932   69-3 TB - 1   1-piece Gull      
1932   69-4 TB - 1   1-piece Gull      
1932   69-10 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Gull      
1932   72-4 MB - 1   Hex Dots Shoes, maple resonator, 10.5" Rim, "The Gibson" on HS I/N Auction 2/2008  
1932   87-3 RB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Gull Owned by Grace Attfield G. Earnest  
1932   105-21 MB - 1   Hex   Shoes, maple resonator    
1932   107-1 RB - 2   1-piece        
1932   107-2 TB - 2   1-piece Style 2 Pearloid board and peghead -- walnut T. Biggs  
1932   107-10 TB - 2   1-piece Style 2 Pearloid board and peghead -- walnut    
1932   115-2   - 3 Archtop          
1932   115-3 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece FE 40-hole ring, "5-ply rim", chrome plate Vintage Inst's, PA  
1932   115-4 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece        
1932   115-19 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece        
1932   115-21 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3      
1932   115-23 TB - 3 Flathead 1-piece        
1932   116-3   - 3 Flathead 1-piece FE 20-hole Ring    
1932   116-4   - 3 Flathead 1-piece   20-hole Ring   Pics & More!
1932   117-1 RB - 1   1-piece Gull      
1932   120-1 TB - 1            
1932   120-9 TB - 2   1-piece   Walnut resonator T. Biggs  
1932   121-3 RB - 1 None 1-piece        
1932   122-36 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Style 3 Double Bound Resonator T. Biggs  
1932   122-45 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Gull Double Bound Resonator I/N Auction 9/1008  
1932   122-50 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Gull Double Bound Resonator I/N auction 4/2005,   
1932   124-12 TB - 1   1-piece Style 3 Double Bound Resonator, D&S inlays G. Earnest  
1932   124-24 TB - 1   1-piece Style 3 Double Bound Resonator, D&S inlays Private Owner  
1932   124-37 TB - 1   1-piece     T. Biggs  
1932   124-31 TB - 1   1-piece Style 3 Double Bound Resonator T. Biggs  
1932   124-34 TB - 1 None 1-piece Diamonds Fiddle PH, "Made in USA" T. Biggs  
1932   124-38 TB - 1 None 1-piece   Rim only  I/N Auction 12/2011  
1932   124-42 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Diamonds D/B Resonator, Pick guard I/N auction 6/2006; I/N auction 1/2007 w/o pickguard  
1932   128-14 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Diamonds Double Bound Resonator, Fiddle H/S I/N Auction 11/2009  
1932   130-4 TB - 2   1-piece   Walnut, Pearloid FB and PH T. Biggs  
1932   130-9 TB - 2   1-piece   Walnut, Pearloid FB and PH T. Biggs  
1932   130-13 TB - 2   1-piece   Walnut, Pearloid FB and PH T. Biggs  
1932   130-21 TB - 2            
1932   130-23 TB - 2 Brass Ring 1-piece        
1932   133-8 TB - 1 None 1-piece Dots D/B Res, 2-hump grover TP, Pancakes, straight logo on ph, no case I/N Auction 11/2007  
1932   133-14 TB - 1 None 1-piece        
1932   133-25 TB - 1 None 1-piece Dots D/B Maple Resonator L. Lunsford  
1932   141 TB - 11 None 1-piece     T. Biggs  
1932   151-9 MB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 40-hole ring, Mahogany T. Biggs  
1932   153-18 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece        
1932   154-5 TB - 1   1-piece Fluer-de-lis fleur-de-lis inlays,  BHO posting 7/2005  
1932   157-12 TB - 1   1-piece Gull   Steve Huber 5/2007  
1932   157-15 TB - 1   1-piece Gull      
1932   157-19 TB - 1   1-piece Gull D/B res,  I/N auction, 11-2005  
1932   157-21 TB - 1   1-piece Gull D/B res BHO, 2/2007, broken hoop, cut for flathead; I/N Auction 4/2007  
1932   157-22 TB - 1   1-piece Gull D/B res, 3 lugs,  photo of banjo taken 1932 Original owner: Marian Lauber, Syracuse NY, 1932 Pics & More!
1932   157-25 TB - 1     Gull Neck only, 2-tabs, 157 in pencil on heel I/N Auction 5/2009  
1932   157-34 TB - 1   1-piece Gull D/B res, res badly refi'd I/N Auction 10/2008; Rim sold alone 11/2008  
1932   157-40 TB - 1            
1932   157-43 TB - 1   1-piece        
1932   158-9 PB - 3 Archtop 1-piece        
1932   158-11 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece FE 40-hole ring, Mahogany G. Earnest  
1932   158-14 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece FE 40-hole ring, Mahogany, pink case liner I/N Auction 12/2011  
1932   159-1 MB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 40-hole ring, Mahogany (w/concentric rings) T. Biggs  
1932   159-2 MB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 40-hole ring, Mahogany T. Biggs  
1932   162-2 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 40-hole ring, Mahogany, no pat app'd for stamp, BHO Member 9/2007  
1932   170-5 RB - 2 Brass Ring 1-piece     T. Biggs  
1932   170-7 RB - 1   1-piece Gull 3 holes drilled in PH, Refinished, cut for A/T ring, n/o 5th tuner I/N Auction 6/2007  
1932   176-10 TB - 1   1-piece Gull   T. Biggs  
1932 FK 177-4 RB - Kalamazoo   1-piece   S/B Flat back Res, s/n on PH L. Lunsford  
1932   177-6 RB - 3 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 Label inside "Dec. 1, 1934", full 11 piece L&B inlay set D. Mccumbers  
1932   177-8 RB - 3 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 Pancakes, full L&B inlay set BHO Member 2/2006 Pics & More!
1932   181-2 PB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3      
1932   181-32 PB   Florentine Archtop 2-piece        
1932   182-3 RB - 3 Flathead 1-piece H&F's      
1932   183-3 RB - 3 Flathead 1-piece        
1932   186-1 PB - 3     H&F's Mahogany T. Biggs  
1932   195-2 TB - 3         T. Biggs  
1933   195-7   -   Flathead 1-piece   Rim and ring only Richard Bailey, with res #9528-5  
1933   210-4 MB -     1-piece Dots   T. Biggs  
1933   212-15 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece   Refinished, no neck Richilieu collection 2004  
1933   212-16 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece        
1933   212-17 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece   rim cut for Blaylock flathead, re-skinned resonator #9848-7,  I/N auction 5/2005, I/N auction 1-2006  
1933   212-21 PB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 Original neck converted to 5-string BHO for sale,  
1933   212-24 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 Reso refinished, original red-line case and neck I/N auction 8/2006  
1933   231-2 RB - 1   1-piece Gull Maple T. Biggs  
1933 FW 232 RB - Kalamazoo   1-piece Gull Maple s/b flat resonator T. Biggs  
1933   234-7 PB - 75 Archtop 1-piece   Style 6 engraving on tonering L. Lunsford  
1933   235-1 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece   40-hole ring, Mahogany    
1933   235-5 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 40-hole ring, Mahogany I/N Auction 7/2007 all original  
1934   235-6 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 40-hole ring, Mahogany    
1934   235-7 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece     T. Biggs  
1934   235-13 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece     T. Biggs  
1934   235-14 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 3   T. Biggs  
1934   235-15 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 3   T. Biggs  
1934   235-17 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 3   T. Biggs  
1934   235-18 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece   40-hole ring, Mahogany T. Biggs  
1934   235-19 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece        
1934   238-12 MB   0   1-piece   flat hooks I/N auction 7/2003  
1934   239-8 TB - 1 Archtop 1-piece Gull 40- hole rng T. Biggs  
1934   240-6     3 Archtop 1-piece   no neck or resonator I/N auction 5/03  
1935   252-2 TB - 1   1-piece Gull "Pat. Applied for" not on rim T. Biggs  
1935   252-9 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Gull Double-bound resonator I/N auction 5/2006, again 9/2006 ; 4/2008  
1935   252-13 TB - 1   1-piece Fluer-de-lis fleur-de-lis inlalys, corner of peghead overlay missing, open seams in resonator,  Elderly 9/2006  
1935   252-15 TB - 1   1-piece     I/N auction 4/2003, TN  
1935   252-16   - 1   1-piece   No neck, cut for f/h ring I/N Auction 8/2008  
1935   252-20 TB - 1 None 1-piece        
1935   253-3 GB - 1 Hoop 1-piece Style 1 6 pancake tuners, Red-line case with purple liner, 3 lugs, one co-rod I/N Auction 7/2007  
1935   257-7 TB - 4 Archtop 1-piece        
1935   258 TB - 1   1-piece Dots   T. Biggs  
1935 FG 266-8 TB - 00   1-piece Dots Double-bound Resonator, thick rim, maple res I/N auction 2/2006   
1935   268-4 MB - 1   Hex Dots 3 lugs, shoes & brackets, d/b res, dark stain I/N auction 6/2007  
1935   268-9 MB - 1   Hex Dots 3 lugs, shoes & brackets, d/b res, dark stain Website for sale 10/2006  
1935   270-7 MB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3      
1935   271-1 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece   Bella Voce Peghead T. Biggs  
1935   271-3 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 Bella Voce Peghead, 40-hole ring T. Biggs  
1935   271-4 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 Bella Voce Peghead, 40-hole ring, FB replaced using orig inlays Bernunzio 3/2005; I/N auction 6/2005 & 7/2005; BHO 2/2006 w/pics - shown with tb3 neck with regular PH inlays (?)  
1935   271-5 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 Bella Voce headstock I/N auction 8/2006  
1935   271-8 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece        
1935   271-9 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 Bella Voce Peghead, 40-hole ring, zinc hoop D. Foy 5/2005 Pics & More!
1935   271-14 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 75 refin?, l&b fingerboard, b/v peghead,  Elderly 11/2005  
1935   271-16 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 75      
1935   271-22 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 75 Standard 75 PH inlays G. Earnest  
1935   276-3 TB - 4 Archtop 1-piece FE Chrome, butterschotch buttons, Small repair in flange, Refinished Res and neck Internet for sale 6/2007  
1935   276-8 TB - 4 Archtop 1-piece FE   I/N Auction 9/2009  
1935   276-18 RB - 4 Archtop   H&F's      
1935   276-22 TB - 4 Archtop 1-piece FE All original , pancakes I/N Auction 5/2007  
1935   276-24 TB - 4 Archtop 1-piece FE   Elderly 10-2005  
1935   281-1 PB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Bowtie sunburst maple, stairstep block inlays, peghead overlay replaced with new Gibson logo and d/s inlays, export model,  e-mail to GEarnest 11/2005  
1935   281-12 PB - 3            
1935   293-3 TB - 1   1-piece Gull   T. Biggs  
1935   293-8   - 2   1-piece        
1935   293-20 TB - 2 Brass Ring 1-piece        
1935   311-19 TB - 1   1-piece Gull      
1935   312-3 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 Pick guard, "Sideways" inlay at first fret I/N Auction 7/2007 exc with "window" t/p  
1935   312-8 TB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3      
1935   328-26   - 75 Flathead 1-piece     T. Biggs  
1935 FK 331 TB - Kalamazoo       Shoes, SN on Peghead T. Biggs  
1935 FG 335-1 RB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Bowtie Slashed bowtie inlays, export model, OHSC,  e-mail to GEarnest  
1935   344-14 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Gull Granada engraving and double bound resonator T. Biggs  
1935   345-_ TB - 3     Style 3 Neck Only - Bella Voce Peghead  T. Biggs  
1935   345-6 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 Bella Voce Peghead G. Earnest BHO F/S  
1935   345-9   - 3 Archtop 1-piece     R. Cohen 1/2010  
1935   345-11 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 Bella Voce Peghead T. Biggs  
1935   345-18 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece   Bella Voce Peghead T. Biggs  
1935   345-22 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece   Converted to 5S with h/f neck, ebony fingerboard, fiddle peghead, tenor neck absent, back of reso inscribed "James A Neumann, Drakesboro, Kentucky",  e-mail to GEarnest 1/2007  
1935   345-79 TB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 Bella Voce Peghead T. Biggs  
1935   346-2 TB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Style 7 Pancakes, 4-hump, large sans-serif s/n stampingin rim only Website for sale 12/2007  
1935   347-1 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 75 Belle Voce H/S inlays Private owner  8/2007; website for sale 2008  
1935   347-5 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 75 l&b tenor neck, converted to 5S with Robin Smith f/e neck, conversion flathead ring, reso refinished,  e-mail to GEarnest 12/2004  
1935   367-3 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Gull KK PH shape,  I/N auction 5/2005,   
1935   378-4 MB - 3 Archtop 1-piece        
1935   379-2 TB - 2 Brass Ring 1-piece   Walnut, Pearloid FB and PH T. Biggs  
1935   379-5 TB - 2   1-piece   Walnut, Pearloid FB and PH T. Biggs  
1935 F 380-16 UB - 5         T. Biggs  
1935 EW 382 TB - Recording King   1-piece Fans Thin Rim, Deep Res w/sunburst, "Tin Can" tuners, grooved hoop, window t/p I/N Auction 9/2007  
1935   390-6 TB - 7 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension T. Biggs  
1935   390-13 TB - 7 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension G. Earnest - Craig Korth  
1935   391-5 TB - 12 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension T. Biggs  
1935   391-7 TB - 12 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension T. Biggs  
1935   391-8 TB - 12 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension T. Biggs  
1935   392-5 TB - 18 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension T. Biggs  
1935   397-1 TB - 12 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension T. Biggs  
1936   405-5A TB - Archtop 1-piece   J. Zauner 2008  
1936   410-2 PB - 7 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension T. Biggs  
1936   411-1 RB - 12 Flathead 1-piece Style 12 Top Tension M. Johnson  
1936   411-2 RB - 12 Flathead 1-piece Style 12 Top Tension Bernunzio 2005; D. McCumbers Pics & More!
1936   412-1 PB - 12 Flathead 1-piece Style 12 Top Tension, Chrome   Pics & More!
1936   413-1 RB - 18 Flathead 1-piece Style 12   John Hartford until 1984  
1936   413-1 TB - 1   1-piece Gull      
1936   413-5   - 1   1-piece        
1936   413-7 TB - 1   1-piece Gull Serial number on shell and resonator T. Biggs  
1936   413-12 TB - 1   1-piece Gull broken hoop, broken neck I/N auction 6/2005,   
1936   413-21 TB - 1   1-piece Gull Engraved hoop - granada style (broken), D/B Res, 3 lugs, cut for F/H ring Private owner  11/2007  
1936   413-22 TB - 1   1-piece Gull      
1936   416-8 TB - 4 Archtop 1-piece        
1936 F 440-4 MB - 11   1-piece Style 11 Made in USA sticker in Res, shipped to S. Africa 6/11/1940, redline case Steve Huber 5/2007  
1936   441-2 PB - 1   1-piece        
1936   441-3 TB - 1   1-piece   D/B Resonator L. Lunsford  
1936   441-4 TB - 1   1-piece     I/N auction 7/2005  
1936   441-8 TB - 4 Archtop 1-piece   40-hole ring    
1936   444-1 PB - 4 Flathead 1-piece   20-Hole Flathead ring, cut decal BHO Member 4/2006 w/pics, sold off-line  
1936   444-2 PB - 75 Flathead 1-piece   20-hole flathead, walnut style 4 resonator but listed in Gibson ledgers as a PB-75, PB neck not present, now has prewar RB-1 neck with fleur-de-lis inlays and added Mastertone block, vintage Hopper cam tuners, original red-line case,  e-mail to GEarnest 9/2005  
1936   444-11 TB - 4 Flathead     Low-profile ring    
1936   445-1   - 3 Flathead 1-piece        
1936   445-3 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece FE Nickel, Mahogany    
1936   445-4 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece FE Tortoise pickguard Shipped 10/11/1937  
1936   451-1 TB - X X 1-piece   Black/White Fan Resonator, Unique Tonering T. Biggs  
1936   451-4 TB - 0   1-piece Dots Unusual Tone ring with large holes in skirt, s/b Res I/N Auction 10/2009  
1936   451-6 TB - X X 1-piece Style 3 Black/White Fan Resonator, Unique Tonering, thin rim,  I/N auction 8/2004  
1936 F 453-2 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 Gold Plated (only known gold Style 75), shipped 6/21/1940 to Mack Crowe Mack Crowe; Avery Aiken; Jim Mills  
1936 F 454-3 PB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 1 Flower Pot HS Inlay Private Owner - South Africa Pics & More!
1936   485 TB - Recording King Archtop 1-piece Fluer-de-lis tenor with 40-hole archtop tone ring, walnut resonator and neck, style 1 fleur-de-lis inlays, Recording King peghead logo,  e-mail to GEarnest 2/2007  
1936   489-8 MB -       Dots   T. Biggs  
1936   510   - Truett   1-piece   like KK-10, number on back of peghead, Website  
1936   517-1 PB - X Archtop     12" Rim, block inlays,  Elderly 10-2005   
1936   517-5 RB - 11   1-piece        
1936   518-1 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece FE "Old Nellie" Owned by Earl Scruggs, traded to Don Reno, bho posting of 518-3  
1936   518-3 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece FE Once owned by Elbert Collins Greg Earnest's website, shippped 12/16/1937  
1936   532-2 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 75 l&b inlay with sideways first-fret inlay, archtop,  e-mail to GEarnest 2/2007  
1936   532-5 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece   Cut for flathead ring, damaged decal BHO Sale, no neck, cut for f/h ring  
1936   532-14 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 75 Res numbers all chalk, re-fretted, purple case liner with dust cover I/N Auction 8/2009  
1936   532-15 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece        
1936   558-1 PB - Granada Flathead 1-piece FE   Paul Champion  
1936   558-2   - Granada Flathead 1-piece     T. Biggs  
1936   558-3 PB - Granada Flathead 1-piece FE   T. Biggs  
1936 F 560-4 TB - 0   1-piece        
1936 F 560-7 TB - 0 None 1-piece Gull Number stamped on peghead G. Earnest  
1936 F 560-8 TB - 0 None 1-piece Gull Number stamped on peghead, tin-can tuners w/butterscotch buttons I/N Auction 1/2010   
1936   586-12 PB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 Fiddle Headstock Tim Lake   
1936   606-1 TB - X Archtop 2-piece blocks 12" pot, gold plated, 4-hump clambshell, curly maple res, F/E H/S G. Earnest; I/N Auction 5/2007  
1936   617-1 RB - X Archtop 2-piece blocks 12" pot Mando bros 1/2003  
1936   643-1 TB - Florentine Archtop 1-piece Florentine TT a/r, white holly finish G. Earnest; Floyd Graham orig owner  
1936   651-3 RB - 12 Flathead 1-piece Style 12 Neck s/n E2791-3, once Sammy Shelor's banjo BHO discussion, Craig Korth 2/2007  
1936 F 662-3 TB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Style 7 Top Tension, resonator number is chalk only, and without F prefix, n/o TP Bernunzio 2005, 10/2008  
1936   664-12 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece        
1936   667-1 RB - 12 Flathead 1-piece Style 12   Joe Spann  
1936   667-2 RB - 12 Flathead 1-piece Style 12   Joe Spann  
1936 DW 668 TB - Recording King   1-piece Fans M-6 model, Recording King, grooved hoop, flat hooks, ½” rim, sunburst maple, fan inlays, RK mop block with crown stencil on peghead, Granada binding, Kerschner tailpiece engraved “DeLuxe”, OSSC,  I/N auction 7/2004  
1936 F 668-3 TB - 11 Brass Ring 1-piece   "archtop" hoop, MOTS resonator & neck L. Lunsford  
1936   686-4 RB - 1   1-piece Dots Fiddle HS with straight logo, grover pancakes, window tp I/N Auction 6/2008  
1936 F 690-4 RB - 12 Flathead 1-piece Style 12      
1936   693-2 RB - 1   1-piece        
1936   720-7 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Gull      
1936   720-22 TB - 1   1-piece        
1936   720-24 TB - 1   1-piece Gull   I/N Auction 9/2008  
1936   729-4 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 40-hole ring  Arnold Z. in Switzerland, I/N auction 7/2005 Pics & More!
1936 DW 735 RB - Recording King Hoop 1-piece Fans Deep res with flame maple back I/N Auction 10/2008  
1936   743-7   -         Resonator number 3212, Neck DG-3212 Hugh's fine Guitars, South Africa, 6/2007  
1936   749-1 RB - 2   1-piece Style 2 "BRIAN'S BANJO" BHO discussion 2/2007  
1936   749-3 TB - 2   1-piece Style 1 Walnut res, Gull inlays, Shipped Aug 11, 1936 listed as TB1, 3 lugs I/N auction 6/03; Drew Pierce, cut for flathead ring  
1936   749-7 TB - 2   1-piece Style 1 Walnut res, Gull inlays, 3 lugs I/N auction 6/03; Drew Pierce, cut for flathead ring  
1936   751 TB - 11   1-piece Style 11 number on neck heel, converted to 5S with Hatfield neck and Huber tone ring, original neck and case present G. Earnest  
1936   752-1 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece FE   Private Owner   
1936   752-2 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece FE     Pics & More!
1936   752-3 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece FE   T. Biggs  
1936   752-4 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece FE L&B style PH inlay Purchased by J.D. Crowe ca 1983 Pics & More!
1936   757   - Truett   1-piece   like KK-11, number on back of peghead G. Earnest  
1936   763-1 RB - 7 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension T. Biggs  
1936   763-3 TB - 7 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension Refi Res, non orig neck, I/N Auction 11/2006  
1936   763-4 PB - 7 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension Bernunzio 9/03 listed as PB  
1936   763-7 TB - 7 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension    
1936   764-1 TB - 18 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension    
1936   764-5 TB - 18 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension (Neck stamped EA 5113) T. Biggs  
1936   768-2 MB - 3   1-piece Diamonds no res rings I/N auction 8/04  
1936 E 781-2D EPB - 150       Charlie Christian style blade pickup, bakelite tone and volume controls; PB-7 style neck; Akira Tsumura  featured on page 490 of book 1001 Banjos Bernunzio 6/2009  
1936   795-7 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Wreath   T. Biggs  
1936   800-3 TB - Granada Archtop 1-piece FE 1920's style Purfled rings in res, n/o flange    
1936   800-7 TB - 4 Archtop 1-piece FE      
1936   807-1 RB - 3 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 Slanted Logo, full style 3 inlays, rings in res, chalk only numbers in res, pancakes, presto, 20-hole flathead ring, no case   Pics & More!
1936   807-3 RB - 3 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 No-Hole Ring, Made-In-USA sticker in Resonator and stamp on HS Jim Mills  
1936   811-197   - 1       Shell Only T. Biggs  
1936 FG 817-1 TB - 11 Brass Ring 1-piece   "archtop" hoop, MOTS resonator & neck, blue paint, amber tuners G. Earnest  
1936   820-1 TB - 75         T. Biggs  
1936   824-3 TB - 2 Archtop 1-piece Style 2 40-hole ring,  I/N auction 5/2006,  England, 2-piece ply on inner laminate  
1936   824-10 TB - 2 Archtop 1-piece Style 2 40-hole ring, Pancakes,red line case I/N Auction 12/2007, all original  with skin head  
1936   824-13 TB - 2 Archtop 1-piece Style 2 D/B Resonator (walnut) I/N auction, 1-2006, 40-hole ring (original); BHO 2/2006 w/pics  
1936   841-9 TB - 1   1-piece        
1936   857-2 RB - 18 Flathead 1-piece Style 18 Top Tension, Rosewood board with block inlays, unusual engraved flat-covered presto TP, amber buttons Private Owner Pics & More!
1936   865-1 TB - 18 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension T. Biggs  
1936   867-12 TB - 1   1-piece        
1936   867-25 TB - 1   1-piece     I/N auction 5/03  
1936   882-44   -              
1936   882-54 TB - 1            
1936   891-3 MB - 3       Shoes, maple resonator T. Biggs  
1937-41 F 906-1 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 "Betsy", bull-nose cut on inside of tone ring, additional inlays added to FB and HS BHO; C. McPeake, various Pics & More!
1937-41 F 906-2 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 Kluson "Tin Can" Tuners with amber buttons, slanted logo, rings in res, green case liner Once owned by Davis Brown of the Blueridge Mountaineers of Yadkinville, NC.    Pics & More!
1937-41   906-3 TB - 75 Flathead 1-piece   Pot only, chalk number in resonator, no number in rim    
1937-41 F 906-3 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 Kluson "Tin Can" Tuners with ivoroid buttons, slanted logo, rings in res, old "D&S" peghead inlays, no case; refinished, replacement Fingerboard Private Owner 2008 Pics & More!
1937-41 F 906-5 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 Replacement "Bowtie" Board T. Biggs  
1937-41   912-1 PB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Bowtie 20-hole, Top-tension, Clambshell I/N Auction 11/2007 in Belfast, IRL  
1937-41   917-9 TB - 1 Hoop 1-piece Dots D/B Resonator, chrome "window" t/p, grover 2-tabs, green OHC liner, fiddle h/s I/N Auction 7/2007; 8/2007 with T/P missing  
1937-41   917-14 TB - 1   1-piece Dots      
1937-41   918-1 PB - 12 Flathead 1-piece Style 12 Regular (not TT) Armrest Mando bros 1975; website for sale 8/2009  
1937-41   918-2 TB - 12 Flathead 1-piece Style 12 Unusual long scale, owned by Bill Knopf 1976 - Bill Knopf 11/2006  
1937-41   919-5 RB - 1 Hoop 1-piece Dots Refinished Resonator, modern armrest, Made in USA sticker in resonator, tuners replaced I/N auction 8/2006, 11/2006  
1937-41   934-4 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 75 Shipped August 10th, 1937 - first official style 75 G. Earnest  
1937-41   943-1 TB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 1   I/N auction 6/2003  
1937-41   953-23 RB - 1   1-piece        
1937-41   960-1 RB - 12 Flathead 1-piece Style 12   Listed by Greg Earnest, no pic  
1937-41   981-1 RB - 12 Flathead 1-piece Style 12   Joe Spann   
1937-41   981-2 RB - 12 Flathead 1-piece Style 12   Joe Spann  
1937-41   998-1 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3      
1937-41   1003-3 PB - Trujo       "Delux" T. Biggs  
1937-41   1012-8 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 40-hole ring, Mahogany G. Earnest  
1937-41   1013-6 RB - 1   1-piece        
1937-41   1016-10 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 75 l&b inlay, archtop, grained peghead overlay, lighter color between rings on reso,  e-mail to GEarnest 11/2006  
1937-41   1019-7 TB - 1   1-piece        
1937-41 EW 1027 RB - Recording King   1-piece Fans No handstop, no truss rod, straight grain maple neck, white "granada" binding with black lam, thin rim, d/b res, flat hooks, deep resonator, window t/p Gryphon 2/2007; Bernunzio 6/2008  
1937-41   1034-4 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece        
1937-41   1034-6 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 3      
1937-41   1034-7   - 75   1-piece   Cut for flathead ring, slightly damaged decal, two additional rings added to res, refinished, n/o neck I/N Auction 6/2009 claiming Charlie Monroe once owned  
1937-41   1047-4   -         Style 1 - resonator only, re-skinned as Style 3 I/N Auction 1/2007  
1937-41   1048-6 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Gull D/B Res, 3 thumbscrews, 2-tabs I/N Auction 11/07  
1937-41   1048-20 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Gull      
1937-41   1048-36 TB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Gull Cut for FH ring, n/o tp I/N Auction 2/2012  
1937-41   1051-5 TB -   Archtop 1-piece     T. Biggs  
1937-41   1051-7 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece   40-hole ring, Mahogany T. Biggs  
1937-41   1053-14 - Archtop 1-piece Rim, flange, and Tone ring only Private Owner   
1937-41   1052-4 RB - 4 Flathead 1-piece     T. Biggs  
1937-41   1058 TB - Kel Kroydon Brass Ring 1-piece   S/N stamped on peghead I/N Auction 2/2007; again 3/2007  
1937-41   1059-2 PB - 7   1-piece   Walnut T. Biggs  
1937-41   1109-2 MB - 11   1-piece   Blue tinted d/b resonator, 3 thumbscrews, thick rim L. Lunsford  
1937-41   1109-4 TB - 1   1-piece Dots Shipped February 16, 1937  G. Earnest  
1937-41   1109-14 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece   Three lugs, rings in res, Cut for Flathead, no neck  BHO 11/2006  
1937-41   1112-1 RB - 2   1-piece Style 2 Perloid FB, double-bound walnut resonator, fiddle peghead, pancakes, Made In USA stamp in PH,  BHO For sale in UK 2009  
1937-41   1115-14 TB - 1   1-piece   Resonator number by neck is chalk only BHO member  
1937-41 F 1159-4 TB - 00   1-piece Dots "tin can" tuners, amber buttons, thin rim, flat hooks I/N Auction 3/2010 Gryphon  
1937-41   1167-3 RB - 1   1-piece Dots Shipped  in August 1937    
1937-41   1176-1 RB - 1 Hoop 1-piece   Fiddle Peghead, Export Model, both resonator numbers chalk only BHO member 1/2006 - Netherlands  
1937-41   1176-2 RB - 1 Hoop 1-piece Dots      
1938   1194-3 TB - X X 1-piece   Special 2-piece "X" tone ring with holes in skirt, Gold Plated, B&W "Fan" design on Resonator G. Pehland, Joe Spann: Shipped 18 August 1938 listed as "TB-X gold"  
1937-41   1223-3 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece   40-hole ring, rim cut and berlile tonering installed, no neck I/N auction 10-2005 (no neck); BHO Member 3/2006; Bela Fleck c. 2007  
1937-41   1227-1 PB - 6 Archtop 1-piece   Checkerboard Binding T. Biggs  
1937-41   1227-7 PB - 6 Archtop 1-piece   Checkerboard Binding T. Biggs  
1937-41   1228-2 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 Made in USA stamp on HS, S/N in rim, shipped to S. Africa, full 10-inlay Style 3 L&B inlays, 20-hole ring, repaired crack in heel Hugh's fine Guitars, South Africa, 11-2005 Pics & More!
1937-41   1245-1 MB - 3 Archtop 1-piece        
1937-41   1245-3 MB - 3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 40-hole ring, Maple resonator    
1937-41   1306 TB - 0   1-piece   Maple    
1937-41   1315-1 RB - 1 Hoop 1-piece Dots Maple, Lefty Neck  T. Biggs  
1937-41   1317-4 TB - 1   1-piece        
1937-41   1326-4 MB - 1   Diamond Dots      
1937-41   1360-3 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece   40-hole Ring T. Biggs  
1937-41   1392-1 TB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Bowtie Top Tension G. Earnest  
1937-41   1392-2 TB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Style 7 Top Tension T. Biggs  
1937-41   1393-2   - 12 Flathead 1-piece   Electric pickup installed, name scratched inside resonator "M. Walesley", 50's style 150 neck, replacement tuners, 3 stripped flange holes Elderly 9/2006, 10/2006  
1937-41   1394-2 TB - 18 Flathead 1-piece Style 18 Top Tension Buz   
1937-41   1408-7 TB   3 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 converted to flathead (blaylock, rim cut) I/N auction 2/03, again6/03  
1937-41   1409-7 TB - 4 Archtop 1-piece FE Chrome, Reg Walnut w/o rings on resonator T. Biggs  
1937-41   1485-1 TB - Granada Archtop 1-piece FE   Bernunzio 6/27/03  
1937-41   1485-2 TB - Granada Archtop 1-piece H&F's FE Peghead Inlay 12/2012 I/N Auction cut for FH ring - alleged pre-war 20-hole ring added  
1937-41   1485-3 TB - Granada Archtop 1-piece FE Amber tuning buttons, 4-hump tailpiece, pink lining in case, I/N auction 10/2006   
1937-41   1485-4   - Granada Archtop 1-piece   Maple T. Biggs  
1937-41 DW 1571 RB - Recording King Hoop 1-piece Fans Model M-G on TR cover, Deep res with flame maple back, no case I/N Auction 11/2008  
1937-40 GK 1789 RB - Kalamazoo Hoop   Dots Brackets, no Truss Rod, sb res, I/N Auction 09/2009  
1937-41   1920 RB - Recording King Hoop 1-piece Special RB-11 style PH inlayed "Charles McNeil" Players Vintange inst. Website  
1937-41   1930-2 TB - 11            
1937-41   1942-11 TB - Kalamazoo None Shoes Dots      
1937-41 F 2031-2 TB - Electric            
1937-41 F 2046-4 UB - 3     Dots Unusual Short Scale, S. Africa Export Model T. Biggs  
1937-41 F 2046-34 UB - 3     Dots Unusual Short Scale, S. Africa Export Model T. Biggs  
1937-41 F 2046-76 UB - 2     Dots Unusual Short Scale, S. Africa Export Model T. Biggs  
1937-41 E 2088-4 TB - Electric     Bowtie solid wood body, TT Style neck, amber buttons T. Biggs  
1937-41 F 2208 MB -         Neck Only T. Biggs  
1937-41   2243-13     75   1-piece   Rim only, no decal, no dash in s/n C. McPeake, BHO member 12/2006  
1937-41 C 2258-2 TB - 11   1-piece        
1937-41 F 2258-8 TB - 11   1-piece Style 11 Near mint G. Earnest  
1937-41 G 2265-4 TB - Electric            
1937-41 G 2285-6 TB - Electric     Bowtie solid wood body, TT Style neck, amber buttons I/N Auction 4/2011  
1937-41 E 2285-10 TB - Electric     Bowtie Hollow wood body, TT Style neck, amber buttons I/N Auction 9/2010  
1937-41 G 2297-5 TB - 00   1-piece   "tin can" tuners, amber buttons, thick rim I/N auction 8/2005  
1937-41 E 2298-3 TB - 11   1-piece   Evidence that 2298-x were 1938 production L. Lunsford 4/2007  
1937-41   2298-6 TB - 11   1-piece        
1937-41 E 2298-14 TB - 11   1-piece Style 11 Number on PH and chalk in res, Blue, missing t/p I/N Auction 6/2011  
1937-41   2319-7   -   Flathead          
1937-41   2322 TB - Electric         Bernunzio, 8/2004  
1937-41 EGE 2353 PB - Electric     Bowtie TT PH w/straight logo,  L. Lunsford  
1937-41   2353-5 PB - 18 Flathead     w/ Bill of Sale dated 1941 T. Biggs  
1937-41   2476 RB - 00   1-piece Dots ½” rim, N/O t/p, Gibson instruction sheet, original HSC, serial number and “RB-00” written in chalk inside resonator,  e-mail to GEarnest 1/2007  
1937-41 DG 2544 MB - 0   1-piece Dots Hoop replaced, rim cut for flathead ring I/N auction 4/2006  
1937-41 FG 2662 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 75 D&S Peghead, Kluson "tin can" tuners with amber buttons Shipped from the Gibson Factory March 19, 1940 to MidBell Music Co. Sioux City, Iowa; I/N auction, 6/2006  
1937-41 EG 2668 TB - 0   1-piece Dots S/N on Headstock, resonator #EG-524, "tin can" tuners, thin rim, s/n on PH D. Foy  
    2672-1                  
1937-41   2706-1 TB - 18 Flathead 1-piece   Perloid Pickguard, Nickel tonering Gunter Amant, Germany, 2004  
1937-41   2753-3 TB - 18 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension    
1937-41   2753-4 TB - 18 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension, Top Tension, Elderly 4-2005  
1937-41   2758 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 75 Tag in resonator "shipped 1/24/44", 3 dots 21st inlay  D. Mccumbers Pics & More!
1937-41 E 2789-2 RB - 0   1-piece Dots      
1937-41 E 2790-10 RB - 11   1-piece   Blue, refinished, rim cut for FH ring I/N Auction 7/2008  
1937-41 E 2791-3 RB - 12       Neck only - on pot 651-3 BHO discussion  
1937-41 E 2923-1 MB - 11   1-piece Style 11 Serial No on back of PH, blue tint I/N Auction 3/2007 converted to f/h, 5S neck  
1937-42 EG 3115 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 75 l&b inlay with sideways first-fret inlay, archtop, engraved armrest, tension hoop, and tone ring,  e-mail to GEarnest 3/2007  
1937-41   3077-52   - 1   1-piece   Pot Only T. Biggs  
1937-41 F 3122-3 RB - 11            
1937-41 E 3122-5   -     1-piece   Rim only, no decal, with parts banjo, top of rim stamped "GIBSON-11" I/N Auction 7/2007 with modern RK neck  
1937-41 DG 3212 RB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Dots Fiddle Cut PH, rim stamped 743-7 Hugh's fine Guitars, South Africa, 6/2007  
1937-41 DG 3213 RB - 1   1-piece Dots Fiddle Cut PH Bernunzio 11-2005  
1937-41 EG 3239 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 straight Logo T. Biggs  
1937-42 E 3281-1 PB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Style 12 Stairstep block inlays (style 12), fleur-de-lis on peghead, s/n on back of peghead, amber-button Kluson tuners, export model.  Six PB7s of E3281 batch shipped May 16, 1941 to H. Polliak in South Africa Private Collector  
1937-42 E 3281-2 PB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Style 12 Stairstep block inlays, fleur-de-lis on peghead, s/n on back of peghead, amber-button Kluson tuners, export model.  Six PB7s of E3281 batch shipped May 16, 1941 to H. Polliak in South Africa  Hugh’s Fine Guitars 12/2006 Pics & More!
1937-42 E 3281-4 PB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Style 12 Stairstep block inlays, fleur-de-lis on peghead, s/n on back of peghead and chalked in rim at neck notch, Kluson tuners, export model.  Six PB7s of E3281 batch shipped May 16, 1941 to H. Polliak in South Africa Private Collector, Durban South Africa c. 1975; D. Foy 2011 Pics & More!
1937-41 E 3281-6 PB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Style 12 Export Model, Made in USA and SN on PH.  Six PB7s of E3281 batch shipped May 16, 1941 to H. Polliak in South Africa BHO Member, 1/2006  
1937-41 E 3347-1 TB - Florentine Flathead 2-piece Bella Voce      
1937-41 E 3347-4 TB - Florentine Flathead 2-piece Bella Voce      
1937-41   3357-38 RB - 0   1-piece   Thick rim, see E 4936-13 T. Biggs  
1937-41   3455 TB -   Archtop 1-piece    1950's neck w/serial no Elderly 10-2005,   
1937-41 E 3674-6 PB - 11   1-piece Style 11 Number on back of PH T. Biggs  
1937-41   3674-9 TB - 11            
1937-41   3675-3 MB - 00   1-piece Dots S/N stamped on peghead BHO, RT  
1937-41   3675-7 MB - 1   1-piece     T. Biggs  
1937-41   3675-9 MB - 1   1-piece Dots Export Model T. Biggs  
1937-41   3717-48   - 1            
1937-41 EG 3764 RB - 00   1-piece Dots Thin rim I/N Auction 6/2007  
1937-41 E 3794-3 TB - 18 Flathead 1-piece Bowtie Top Tension G. Earnest  
1943 E 3795-6 TB - 11   1-piece Style 11 Bright Aqua-blue paint, Tin cans, 4th hold t/s I/N Auction 10/2007  
1937-41   3795-7 TB - 11   1-piece   Serial No stamped on rim    
1937-41   3796-18 TB - 0 Brass Ring 1-piece   S/B Maple Res, 2-tab tuners L. Lunsford  
1937-41   3796-30 TB - 0 Brass Ring 1-piece   Flat hooks, grooved hoop, s/n on HS I/N Auction 3/2009 all hardware replaced except hoop  
1937-41   3796-44 TB - 0            
1937-41 EGE 3899 TB - Electric     Bowtie Slotted bowtie inlay, Tin Can tuners, flame maple top I/N Auction 5/2008  
1937-41 EG 4054 RB - 00 Brass Ring 1-piece     D. Mccumbers 1/2008  
1937-41 EG 4057 RB - 00 Brass Ring 1-piece   later Bowtie board installed, thin rim has been altered, s/b res,  BH - pics  
1937-41 EG 4121 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece FE straight Logo, Heavily modified—partial refinish, replaced ebony fingerboard with too-thick binding, and holes in the tone ring enlarged.  Original bill of sale G. Earnest  
1937-41 4148-3 TB - 75       Shipped from factory 8/29/1941 Gibson Shipping Ledger  
1937-41 4158-3 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 Wreath Inlay on HS Private Owner 9/2007  
1937-41 E 4266-1 TB - 1     Gull      
1937-41 F 4317-2 TB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Style 7 Regular (not TT) flange, hoop, TT burl maple resonator BHO with pics  
1937-41 E 4370-1 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 20-hole ring, Made in USA sticker in Resonator    
1937-41 E 4370-2 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 20-hole Ring    
1937-41 M 4397-10 TB - 1   2-piece Style 3 Unusual combination - D&S inlays, fiddle h/s w/style 3 inlay, one coordinator rod, window t/p, 3 lugs, d/b res BHO with pics Pics & More!
1937-41 M 4397-48 TB - 1   2-piece Style 3 Unusual combination - D&S inlays, fiddle h/s w/style 3 inlay, one coordinator rod, window t/p, 3 lugs, d/b res I/N Auction 6/2008  
1937-41 E 4414-2 RB - 00   1-piece        
1937-41 E 4415-2 RB - 11 Brass Ring 1-piece Style 11 Bright blue paint, Tin Can klusons w/white buttons, Elton t/p R. K. email 7/2007, I/N Auction 10/2007, 11/2007  
1937-41 E 4415-4 RB - 11 Brass Ring 1-piece Style 11   I/N auction 5/2006  
1937-41 EGE 4512 TB - Electric     Bowtie Slotted bowtie inlay Lowell Levinger  
1937-41 EG 4594 MB - 11 Brass Ring 1-piece        
1937-41 EG 4595 MB - 11 Brass Ring 1-piece        
1937-41 DG 4626 TB - 0   1-piece Dots      
1937-41 DG 4630 TB - 1            
1937-41 DG 4634 TB - 0   1-piece        
1937-41 DG 4643 RB - 0 Brass Ring 1-piece Dots      
1937-41 F 4713-2 TB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Bowtie Style 18 resonator, Style 12 neck (walnut), 20 fret, no decal, SN on PH; on October 28, 1943 as TB-7 BHO member, 7/2005  
1937-41   4758-3 TB - X            
1937-41   4887-15 TB - 1       Mahogany resonator, guitar-shaped PH L. Lunsford  
1937-41 E 4936-13 RB - 0 Brass Ring 1-piece Dots Thick rim, Strangely Stamped 3357-38 - 1940/41 T. Biggs  
1937-41 E 4986-8               T. Biggs  
1937-41 DA 5002 TB - 11   1-piece Style 11 Number on back of PH T. Biggs  
1937-41 FA 5004 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 7 w/bill of sale T. Biggs  
1937-41 DA 5007 TB - 11 None 1-piece Style 11 Pink liner, re-fretted, "Rocky Mountain Cowboys" on case, brown tint, grover window t/p I/N Auction 8/2008  
1937-41 DA 5011 TB - 11 None 1-piece Style 11   Elderly Inst's  
1937-41   5017 TB - 11 None 1-piece        
1937-41 EA 5017 RB - 18 Flathead 1-piece   Top Tension T. Biggs  
1937-41 EA 5019 TB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Style 7      
1937-41 DA 5027 RB - 11 None       G. Earnest  
1937-41 DA 5046 RB - 11 None     USA on back of peghead  T. Biggs  
1937-41 DA 5048 PB - 11 None 1-piece     I/N auction 11/2004, I/N auction 7/2006  
1937-41 DA 5051 TB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 20-hole, Serial No. on back of PH T. Biggs  
1937-41 DA 5055 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 20-hole, Leaves & bows in old 3 format w/10 inlays BHO, w/photos, 2/2006 Pics & More!
1937-41 DA 5057 PB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Bowtie Red-line case J Ramsey  
1937-41 FA 5057 TB - 1 None 1-piece   Maple T. Biggs  
1937-41 DA 5063 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece H&F's 49-4 on rim, double-bound res, L&B PH inlays T. Biggs  
1937-41 DA 5075 TB - 11 Brass Ring 1-piece     I/N auction 3/2006  
1937-41 DA 5067 TB - 11 Brass Ring 1-piece Style 11   BHO member 4/2007  
1937-41 EA 5078 TB - 1 None 1-piece Gull      
1937-42 FA 5088 RB - 1 Brass Ring 1-piece Dots Wood bead on rim, tin can tuners C. Fish  
1937-41 DA 5090 TB - 1 Brass Ring   Dots   I/N auction 6/2005  
1937-41 EA 5090 GB - 1   1-piece Dots   T. Biggs  
1937-42 DA 5091 TB - 1 None 1-piece Dots Number on PH and chalk in res only G. Earnest  
1937-41 DA 5096 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece   40-hole, Serial No. on back of PH and inside res    
1937-41 FA 5101 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 2   Private Owner  
1937-41 FA 5102 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 Cover Photo -- Master of the 5-string Banjo T. Biggs  
1937-41 EA 5113 PB - 18       Neck on pot 764-5 T. Biggs  
1937-41 F 5133-29 RB - Kalamazoo Tube Shoes Dots Flat back resonator BHO Member 2/2006  
  EG 5157 RB - 100       Number stamped on Edge of peghead    
1937-41   5302-2 RB - 7     Style 7 Neck number on 1392-2 T. Biggs  
1937-42 EA 5316 RB - 1       no other info G. Earnest  
1937-43 EA 5337 TB - 75 Archtop 1-piece Style 3 S/N 532-8 in rim, amber tulip buttons on tin-cans, straight logo, engraved AR BHO 1/2010  
1937-41 EG 5349 MB - 0   1-piece Dots Thin rim I/N Auction 6/2007  
1937-41 EG 5420 TB - 11 Brass Ring 1-piece Style 11      
1937-41 EA 5578 TB - 18 Flathead 1-piece Style 18 20 frets, Chrome plated, curly maple, no inlay at #1, carved resonator interior curve, "Doris" engraved in # 12 inlay  BHO Member 1/2006  
1937-41 F 5635-4 MB - 11 Brass Ring 1-piece Style 11 Style 11 Resonator    
1937-41   5637-2 TB - 75   1-piece        
1937-41 H 5637-4 TB - 75 Flathead 1-piece        
1937-41   5638-2 TB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 Maple Neck, unplated flange T. Biggs  
1937-42   5638-3 PB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3      
1937-41 EA 5691 RB   75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 Shipped 5/10/1940, chrome plated tonering, tortoise color pickguard Posie Roach; Jim Mills 2006  
1937-41 EG 5710 TB - 00   1-piece Dots standard 00,  e-mail to GEarnest 11/2005  
1937-41 EG 5712 TB - 00   1-piece Dots Kluson Tin Can tuners I/N Auction 12/2007  
1937-41 EG 5717 TB - 0 None 1-piece Dots      
1937-41 EG 5727 TB - 00 None 1-piece Dots Thin rim, Kluson "Tin-can" tuners with "butterscotch" buttons, window t/p, flat hooks I/N Auction 5/2008  
1937-41 EG 5728 TB - 00 None 1-piece Dots Thin rim, Kluson "Tin-can" tuners with amber buttons, s/n on PH with "Made In USA" stamp I/N auction 7/2007  
1942   5820-1 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 12 Maple, no decal, SN on PH only, Top-tension style 7 resonator with flat interior back, non-TT hoop L. Perkins 2008  
1942   5820-2 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 12 Maple, no decal, SN on PH only, Top-tension style 7 resonator with flat interior back, non-TT hoop Private Collector  
1942   5882-1 RB - 12 Flathead 1-piece Style12   Bernunzio 8/2004  
1942   5882-3 RB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Style12 Style 18 resonator with w/b/w binding, Style 12 inlays, s/n on PH only, no decal, regular non-TT armrest Steve Huber 5/2009  
1942 F 5883-1 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 rings in res, no handstop, Straight grain maple neck; Shipped 1942; decal on 5-string side of pot; wooden insert at 21st Ken Landreth Pics & More!
1942 F 5883-2 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3   D. Hoffmeier  
1942 F 5883-4 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 rings in res, no handstop, Straight grain maple neck,shipped 1942; decal on 5-string side; plain mop insert at 21 Ken Landreth  
1942 F 5883-5 RB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 3 No handstop, Fleur-de-lis headstock, shipped 1942; decal on5-string side; plain mop insert at 21 Website 1/2005; Rob McCoury  
1942 F 5924-7                  
1942   5925-6 MB - 11            
1942   5998-1 TB - 7 Flathead 1-piece Style 12 Non-TT hoop/flange, shipped on April 14, 1944, mis-drilled co-rod holes in rim G. Earnest  
1942   6061 TB - X Archtop 2-piece   Slotted bowtie inlay, 12" rim, flame maple res, Gold Plated, clamshell t/p I/N auction 5/2007   
1942 EG 6247 RB - 11   1-piece Style 11   T. Biggs  
1943 EG 6249 RB - 11   1-piece Style 11 Made in USA sticker in Res, shipped to S. Africa, broken H/S, Butterscotch tuners on tin-can Kluson tuners Bernunzio 9/2007  
1943   6584 TB - 11   1-piece Style 11 SS Stewart, purple-line case, presto I/N Auction 4/2007  
1943 EG 6839 RB - 00   1-piece Dots Shipped 12/15/1939 per Shipping ledgers, ivoroid fingerrest I/N Auction 11/2010 with added tone ring, cam tuners, tenor hoop  
1943 EG 7413 TB - 75 Flathead 1-piece Style 75 FE Headstock, L&B f/b, tin-can tuners G. Earnest