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    Beautiful work by Master Luthier John Gough. Elaborate engraved inlays on fretboard and headstock. Carved heel. 1924 Vega Style X tubaphone pot. 11-13/16" skin head. With HSC (burgundy lining). E. 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 

  • Beautiful conversion neck by master luthier John Gough!
  • SN 58672
  • 1980s? / 1924 
  • EC-
  • 2-piece maple neck with carved heel
  • Headstock and fingerboard have 4-layer wood underlays 
  • Stunning engraved inlays on fingerboard, headstock and heel 
  • Nice coloration in the pearl
  • Ivoroid-bound fingerboard and headstock
  • Nut has been shimmed
  • Original 1924 Vega Style X pot
  • 11-13/16" skin head, Tubaphone tone ring
  • Bracket band, 30 brackets, notched tension hoop
  • Engraved armrest reads "VEGA DELUXE"
  • Period gold Planet tuners with pearl buttons (missing screw washers)
  • Friction 5th string peg
  • Original dowel stick
  • Wood marquetry on rim cap
  • Kershner style tailpiece
  • 1-3/16" nut, ~26-1/2" scale
  • With HSC (burgundy lining)
  • On consignment

John Gough "Presentation" / Vega Style X Tubaphone Conversion (1980s / 1924)

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SKU: 60U-210515

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$7,500 USD
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$7,500 USD
Beautiful work by Master Luthier John Gough. Elaborate engraved inlays on fretboard and headstock. Carved heel. 1924 Vega Style X tubaphone pot. 11-13/16" skin head. With HSC (burgundy lining). E. 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 

  • Beautiful conversion neck by master luthier John Gough!
  • SN 58672
  • 1980s? / 1924 
  • EC-
  • 2-piece maple neck with carved heel
  • Headstock and fingerboard have 4-layer wood underlays 
  • Stunning engraved inlays on fingerboard, headstock and heel 
  • Nice coloration in the pearl
  • Ivoroid-bound fingerboard and headstock
  • Nut has been shimmed
  • Original 1924 Vega Style X pot
  • 11-13/16" skin head, Tubaphone tone ring
  • Bracket band, 30 brackets, notched tension hoop
  • Engraved armrest reads "VEGA DELUXE"
  • Period gold Planet tuners with pearl buttons (missing screw washers)
  • Friction 5th string peg
  • Original dowel stick
  • Wood marquetry on rim cap
  • Kershner style tailpiece
  • 1-3/16" nut, ~26-1/2" scale
  • With HSC (burgundy lining)
  • On consignment