Looking for information about your vintage Gibson banjo?

Do you have an old Gibson banjo you'd like to find out more about?  Are you wondering when it was made, or what its value might be?  I truly love signing into my e-mail and seeing the subject line "old Gibson banjo"!  Whether your vintage Gibson banjo is fancy or plain, rare or common, a higher-end Mastertone model or a lower-end non-Mastertone, I am interested in seeing it and will be glad to tell you what I can about it.

The best way for me to tell you something about your vintage Gibson banjo is for you to e-mail digital photos to me at gearnest@mindspring.comIf you do not have this capability, please e-mail me about sending photos by snail mail.

The right photos and the right information will make it much easier for me to identify your old Gibson banjo and tell you as much as I can about it:

Need help locating your banjo's serial number?

Looking for tips on photographing your old Gibson banjo?

Check to see if your banjo is in my list of "missing" prewar Gibson banjos.

Yes!  I am always interested in buying vintage Gibson banjos.  If you have one of these instruments that needs to find a new home, I would love to talk to you about it.  I will pay promptly, make easy arrangements for packing and shipping, and travel if necessary. 
Please e-mail me for a quick response!