Vega Vegaphone Professional Plectrum Banjo (1927)

$700 $800
sku: 80U-2644
This Vega Vegaphone Professional plectrum banjo has a double bound pie plate resonator with a sunburst finish. The mahogany neck has a dark natural finish and a carved heel. The ~10-7/8" rim has a Tubaphone tone ring. This banjo needs work (sold AS-IS, see Details section below), or it could be a good candidate for 5-string conversion. Cosmetically, it’s in very good+ condition.   More Details...

  • Sunburst finish on (double bound) pie plate resonator
  • Dark natural finish on mahogany neck with carved heel
  • Bound ebony fretboard
  • Dot & star inlay pattern
  • 22 frets (refretted)
  • ~10-7/8" head
  • 28 brackets and shoes
  • 28 flange pieces
  • Tubaphone tone ring
  • Presto tailpiece with Vega Professional logo
  • Headstock overlay features torch and logo inlays
  • Newer geared tuners
  • 1-3/16" nut
  • 27" scale
  • Newer softshell case
  • VGC+ except needs some work (heat press neck, fretwork and fretboard chip repairs, strings, set up, etc. - sold AS-IS)
  • Remove the neck, flanges and resonator and this is a great candidate for a 5-string conversion