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    Two-piece maple neck with carved heel. Replaced dowel stick. White-bound 19 fret ebony fingerboard with fancy engraved pearl inlays. Tubaphone tone ring, 28 brackets with individual flanges (new hooks and nuts). Bracket band. Oettinger tailpiece, notched tension hoop.  Newer Planetary-style tuners. Gold hardware has been replated. Professionally refinished in gloss finish. with OHSC (burgundy lining faded). EC-. 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 81771
  • 1928
  • EC-
  • Professionally refinished in gloss finish
  • 2-piece maple neck with carved heel (replacement dowel stick)
  • ~1/2" Maple rim with tortoise plastic binding
  • Fancy wood marquetry rim cap
  • Tortoise plastic bound "pie section" resonator
  • White-bound 19-fret ebony fingerboard
  • Fancy engraved pearl inlays
  • Fancy engraved pearl inlays on headstock
  • Replacement tuners
  • 10-15/16" frosted top head
  • Tubaphone tone ring
  • 28 brackets with individual flanges, bracket band (replacement hooks and nuts)
  • Notched tension hoop, Vega armrest
  • Oettinger tailpiece stamped "PAT. PEND."
  • Hardware is nicely re-plated
  • 1-1/8" nut, ~22-7/8" scale
  • Strung for Irish Tenor (G,D,A,E) tuning
  • With OHSC (burgundy lining faded)
  • On consignment

Vega Vegaphone Artist Tenor Banjo (1928)

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SKU: 80U-208515

Regular price
$2,000 USD
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$2,000 USD
Two-piece maple neck with carved heel. Replaced dowel stick. White-bound 19 fret ebony fingerboard with fancy engraved pearl inlays. Tubaphone tone ring, 28 brackets with individual flanges (new hooks and nuts). Bracket band. Oettinger tailpiece, notched tension hoop.  Newer Planetary-style tuners. Gold hardware has been replated. Professionally refinished in gloss finish. with OHSC (burgundy lining faded). EC-. On consignment
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More Details

The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • SN 81771
  • 1928
  • EC-
  • Professionally refinished in gloss finish
  • 2-piece maple neck with carved heel (replacement dowel stick)
  • ~1/2" Maple rim with tortoise plastic binding
  • Fancy wood marquetry rim cap
  • Tortoise plastic bound "pie section" resonator
  • White-bound 19-fret ebony fingerboard
  • Fancy engraved pearl inlays
  • Fancy engraved pearl inlays on headstock
  • Replacement tuners
  • 10-15/16" frosted top head
  • Tubaphone tone ring
  • 28 brackets with individual flanges, bracket band (replacement hooks and nuts)
  • Notched tension hoop, Vega armrest
  • Oettinger tailpiece stamped "PAT. PEND."
  • Hardware is nicely re-plated
  • 1-1/8" nut, ~22-7/8" scale
  • Strung for Irish Tenor (G,D,A,E) tuning
  • With OHSC (burgundy lining faded)
  • On consignment