Stromberg-Voisenet Tenor Banjo (late 1930's)
A cool looking tenor banjo from the company that became Kay, this instrument features a black, grey, white and tan striped pearloid finish on the rim, resonator and headstock, with a unique multi-cut peghead shape and 11” skin head. It’s sold AS-IS (fill cracks in flange, reshape heel to lower action, repair 2 small cracks inside resonator by heel, replace tuner buttons, new bridge, setup, etc.). Period hardshell case included. This instrument is in very good-plus condition. More Details...
Due to treaties that regulate international trade and insure the future availability of certain materials used in the construction of this instrument, additional fees and/or documentation may be required if you ship this item outside of the USA. We'll determine whether the regulations apply to your order, and will contact you with more information if necessary.
Instruments sold “AS-IS” have not been set up by our repair shop and do not come with the Elderly warranty.
Elderly Warranty: None Manufacturer's Warranty: None
The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880
- No SN
- Crazy cool looking mix of black, grey, white and tan pearloid
- Black finish on rim and 2-piece neck
- White and black checkerboard bound resonator and fingerboard
- 19-fret pearwood fingerboard with pearl split diamond inlays
- Pot metal "diving bell" flange with circles and diamond pattern
- 11" skin head, 28 hooks, grooved tension hoop
- "GROVER PATENT" Presto tailpiece
- "PAGE PATENT" / E/ 1710802" tuners with ivoroid buttons
- Strung for Irish tenor tuning G,D,A,E (hard to tune with fragile tuner buttons)
- Period HSC (turquoise lining)
- Needs work fill cracks in flange, reshape heel to lower action,
- replace tuner buttons, repair two small interior cracks in resonator etc. - sold AS-IS)
- This plays ok when tuned up, tuner buttons are very fragile
- one is chipped in two spots.(more...)