C. 1941 Rickenbacher B-6 Hawaiian Lap Steel Guitar Panda 1.5″ Horseshoe Pickup B6 Lapsteel

$ 2200.00

Rickenbacker Bakelite B-6 “Panda” steels were the professional standard of their day. They are still generally considered by many players the finest-sounding lap steel ever made. Pros such as Sol Hoopii, David Lindley, Jerry Byrd, and Megan Lovell of Larkin Poe have helped give these Bakelite Rickenbacker B series steels their iconic reputation! 

Overall length: 29 3/4 in
Lower Bout: (75.6 cm.), 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm.)
Body Depth: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm.)
Scale length: 22 1/2 in. (572 mm.)
Nut Width: 2 1/4 in. (57 mm.)
Serial Number: C2940

This B-6 is in a very nice and in mostly original shape. It sports the highly desirable 1.5″ large prewar style patented Horseshoe pickup with original electronics. It works great and sounds amazing! It has age appropriate marks here and there from normal use. The white celluloid plates on this fine example are in far better condition than most from this era. The tuners work well and feature vintage correct buttons. It comes in its original hard well fitting shell case.

Very Good Plus (VG ) to Excellent (E) Condition