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    Early Whyte Laydie No.2 Banjeaurine. This one is in need of restoration. 2-piece maple neck. ~3/8" maple rim (some damage to rim at heel joint). 10-3/4" skin head. Whyte Laydie tone ring. Bracket band. 28 brackets (many changed hooks and nuts). 17-fret pearwood fingerboard with engraved pearl inlays. Ebony peghead overlay with scroll, star and griffin inlays (some ebony chipped off edges). Friction tuners with ivoroid buttons. FC except needs much work (dowel stick reset, repair rim, replace head, replace 5th string pin, neck mount, tailpiece, etc.- sold AS-IS)
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • Early Vega Fairbanks Whyte Laydie No.2 Banjeaurine
  • SN 24153
  • 1907
  • FC * (see below)
  • Natural finish
  • 2-piece maple neck
  • Ivoroid-bound 17-fret pearwood fingerboard with engraved pearl inlays.
  • Ebony peghead overlay with engraved scroll, star and Gryphon
  • Some ebony chipped off edges of overlay
  • ~3/8" maple rim (some damage to rim by heel joint)
  • 10-3/4" skin head, Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • Bracket band, 28 brackets (many changed hooks and nuts)
  • Grooved tension hoop
  • Dowel stick with "The A.C. FAIRBANKS Co / MAKERS / BOSTON, MASS." makers plate
  • Friction tuners with ivoroid buttons
  • 1-7/32" nut, ~20" scale
  • With newer gigbag
  • *FC except needs restoration (dowel stick reset, repair rim, replace head, replace 5th string pin, neck mount, tailpiece, etc. - sold AS-IS)

Vega Fairbanks Whyte Laydie No. 2 Banjeaurine (1907)

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SKU: 60U-209164

Regular price
$1,350 USD
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$1,350 USD
Early Whyte Laydie No.2 Banjeaurine. This one is in need of restoration. 2-piece maple neck. ~3/8" maple rim (some damage to rim at heel joint). 10-3/4" skin head. Whyte Laydie tone ring. Bracket band. 28 brackets (many changed hooks and nuts). 17-fret pearwood fingerboard with engraved pearl inlays. Ebony peghead overlay with scroll, star and griffin inlays (some ebony chipped off edges). Friction tuners with ivoroid buttons. FC except needs much work (dowel stick reset, repair rim, replace head, replace 5th string pin, neck mount, tailpiece, etc.- sold AS-IS)
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • Early Vega Fairbanks Whyte Laydie No.2 Banjeaurine
  • SN 24153
  • 1907
  • FC * (see below)
  • Natural finish
  • 2-piece maple neck
  • Ivoroid-bound 17-fret pearwood fingerboard with engraved pearl inlays.
  • Ebony peghead overlay with engraved scroll, star and Gryphon
  • Some ebony chipped off edges of overlay
  • ~3/8" maple rim (some damage to rim by heel joint)
  • 10-3/4" skin head, Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • Bracket band, 28 brackets (many changed hooks and nuts)
  • Grooved tension hoop
  • Dowel stick with "The A.C. FAIRBANKS Co / MAKERS / BOSTON, MASS." makers plate
  • Friction tuners with ivoroid buttons
  • 1-7/32" nut, ~20" scale
  • With newer gigbag
  • *FC except needs restoration (dowel stick reset, repair rim, replace head, replace 5th string pin, neck mount, tailpiece, etc. - sold AS-IS)