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Lillian Werbin of Elderly Instruments talks about the most expensive instrument the company brought to the IBMA trade expo this year. It's a Gibson TB-18/TB12 Conversion banjo, priced at $45,000. Anyone who wants to try it out at the trade expo may do so. Thad Ogburn togburn@newsobserver.com
Lillian Werbin of Elderly Instruments talks about the most expensive instrument the company brought to the IBMA trade expo this year. It's a Gibson TB-18/TB12 Conversion banjo, priced at $45,000. Anyone who wants to try it out at the trade expo may do so. Thad Ogburn togburn@newsobserver.com

Want to try out a $45,000 banjo? You can at the IBMA trade show in Raleigh

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