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    This Vega Style R Whyte Laydie tenor banjo has a maple rim with tortoise plastic binding and a Whyte Laydie tone ring. The 2-piece maple neck has a bound ebony fretboard with pearl dot and star inlays. This banjo need some work to get back into playing shape (see Details section below), or it could be a nice 5-string conversion candidate. Overall, this instrument is in very good+ condition
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  • Natural finish
  • 2-piece maple neck
  • Maple rim with tortoise plastic binding
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • Bound ebony fretboard
  • Pearl dot and star inlays
  • 17 frets
  • ~10-5/8" skin head
  • 28 brackets
  • Bracket band
  • Wire armrest
  • Headstock features overlay
  • 1-1/4" nut
  • ~19-3/4" scale
  • Replacement tuners
  • Neck has been grooved out on back
  • First 6 frets replaced
  • "C.A. HARDACE" stamped on dowel stick
  • Later hardshell case (purple lining)
  • VGC+ with  grooves from capo on back of neck, first 6 frets replaced, replacement tuners and could use some work (make ebony neck shims, re-install neck parts, dress frets, etc. - sold AS-IS)
  • SN: 32046

Vega Style R Whyte Laydie Tenor Banjo (1916)

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SKU: 80U-201239

Regular price
$895 USD
Regular price
$1,000 USD
Sale price
$895 USD
This Vega Style R Whyte Laydie tenor banjo has a maple rim with tortoise plastic binding and a Whyte Laydie tone ring. The 2-piece maple neck has a bound ebony fretboard with pearl dot and star inlays. This banjo need some work to get back into playing shape (see Details section below), or it could be a nice 5-string conversion candidate. Overall, this instrument is in very good+ condition
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More Details

  • Natural finish
  • 2-piece maple neck
  • Maple rim with tortoise plastic binding
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • Bound ebony fretboard
  • Pearl dot and star inlays
  • 17 frets
  • ~10-5/8" skin head
  • 28 brackets
  • Bracket band
  • Wire armrest
  • Headstock features overlay
  • 1-1/4" nut
  • ~19-3/4" scale
  • Replacement tuners
  • Neck has been grooved out on back
  • First 6 frets replaced
  • "C.A. HARDACE" stamped on dowel stick
  • Later hardshell case (purple lining)
  • VGC+ with  grooves from capo on back of neck, first 6 frets replaced, replacement tuners and could use some work (make ebony neck shims, re-install neck parts, dress frets, etc. - sold AS-IS)
  • SN: 32046