Stromberg-Voisenet Tenor Banjo (late 1930's)

$425
sku: 80U-207557
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...

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  • No SN
  • 1930's
  • VGC+
  • 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
  • Armrest
  • 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.