Vega FP-5 Folk Professional (1961)

$1,750
sku: 60U-205533
A rare model, this FP-5 has a sunburst finish on a 2-piece maple neck with dark center strip, ~3/8 brown stained maple rim, and 22-fret ebony fingerboard. Other features include a tubaphone tone ring, one-piece flange, and “pancake” style geared tuners. This openback banjo is in excellent-minus condition.   More Details...

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  • Sunburst finish
  • 2-piece maple neck with dark center strip
  • ~3/8 brown stained maple rim
  • White-bound 22-fret ebony fingerboard
  • Pearl block and dot inlays
  • 10-15/16"  "Vega Plastic" frosted top head
  • 24 brackets
  • Tubaphone tone ring
  • One-piece flange 
  • Star "Vega" logo on headstock 
  • "Pancake" style geared tuners 
  • Friction 5th string peg
  • 1-3/16"nut (appears replaced)
  • ~27" scale
  • Tension tailpiece
  • Armrest
  • SN A-100914
  • With recent HSC
  • EC-
  • Consignment