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  • Image 1 of Vega Fairbanks Whyte Laydie No.2 (1910)- SKU# 60U-211088 : Product Type Open Back Banjos : Elderly Instruments
    Nice original Vega Whyte Laydie No.2. Fancy engraved inlays. Whyte Laydie tone ring. With period HSC. VGC+.  On consignment
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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 
  • SN 26573
  • 1910
  • VGC+
  • Natural finish
  • 2-piece maple neck with dark center strip
  • V-shaped neck profile
  • ~7/16 maple rim with tortoise plastic binding
  • Ivoroid-bound 22-fret ebony fingerboard
  • Engraved scroll, star and dot ("Christmas tree") inlays
  • Pearwood headstock overlay with engraved Gryphon, star and scroll inlays
  • Newer Planetary tuners with older ivoroid buttons
  • Friction 5th string peg with ivoroid button
  • Replacement 5th string nut
  • 10-15/16" skin head
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • 28 brackets with bracket band
  • Cook "Sure Grip" tailpiece
  • Dowel stick reads "FAIRBANKS BANJO / MADE BY / THE VEGA COMPANY / BOSTON, MASS."
  • 1-1/4" nut, ~27" scale
  • With rough period HSC
  • On consignment

Vega Fairbanks Whyte Laydie No.2 Open Back Banjos (1910)

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SKU: 60U-211088

Regular price
$3,750 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$3,750 USD
Nice original Vega Whyte Laydie No.2. Fancy engraved inlays. Whyte Laydie tone ring. With period HSC. VGC+.  On consignment
More Details

More Details

The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • SN 26573
  • 1910
  • VGC+
  • Natural finish
  • 2-piece maple neck with dark center strip
  • V-shaped neck profile
  • ~7/16 maple rim with tortoise plastic binding
  • Ivoroid-bound 22-fret ebony fingerboard
  • Engraved scroll, star and dot ("Christmas tree") inlays
  • Pearwood headstock overlay with engraved Gryphon, star and scroll inlays
  • Newer Planetary tuners with older ivoroid buttons
  • Friction 5th string peg with ivoroid button
  • Replacement 5th string nut
  • 10-15/16" skin head
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • 28 brackets with bracket band
  • Cook "Sure Grip" tailpiece
  • Dowel stick reads "FAIRBANKS BANJO / MADE BY / THE VEGA COMPANY / BOSTON, MASS."
  • 1-1/4" nut, ~27" scale
  • With rough period HSC
  • On consignment