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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 80545
  • 1928
  • VGC+
  • Neck and resonator have been refinished
  • 2-piece maple neck with elaborate heel carving and backstrapping
  • Fancy engraved inlays on front and back of headstock
  • 19-fret ebony fingerboard with engraved pearl inlays
  • Pie section resonator with fancily engraved ivoroid on outside walls
  • ~1/2" maple rim with tortoise plastic binding and abalone rim cap
  • 10-15/16" frosted bottom head
  • Dowel stick hot-stamped "VEGAPHONE" and "DE-LUXE"
  • Fancy engraved gold hardware (tension hoop and flanges)
  • 28 brackets with individual flanges and bracket band
  • Replacement nuts
  • Tubaphone tone ring
  • Finger style tailpiece with adjusters
  • Fingers engraved "VEGAPHONE", "DELUXE", "155.COLUMBUS AVE." and "BOSTON"
  • Gold Planetary PAT.PEND. tuners with pearl buttons
  • 1-9/32" nut, ~23-1/8" scale
  • Newer HSC
  • Neck and resonator have been refinished in a thick varnish which is flaking off. Re-fretted. Needs dowel stick reset, fretwork, setup, clean up, etc. - sold AS-IS)

Vega Vegaphone Deluxe Tenor (1928)

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AS-IS

SKU: 80U-206472

Regular price
$2,750.00 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$2,750.00 USD
The fanciest Vega banjo of its day, this Vegaphone Deluxe Tenor from 1928 features a carved heel and fancy resonator, engraved gold hardware and tubaphone tone ring. It has a 10-15/16" frosted bottom head. A newer hardshell case is included. It’s sold AS-IS (needs dowel stick reset, fretwork, setup, etc.). It would make a great conversion. This tenor banjo is in very good+ condition.
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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 80545
  • 1928
  • VGC+
  • Neck and resonator have been refinished
  • 2-piece maple neck with elaborate heel carving and backstrapping
  • Fancy engraved inlays on front and back of headstock
  • 19-fret ebony fingerboard with engraved pearl inlays
  • Pie section resonator with fancily engraved ivoroid on outside walls
  • ~1/2" maple rim with tortoise plastic binding and abalone rim cap
  • 10-15/16" frosted bottom head
  • Dowel stick hot-stamped "VEGAPHONE" and "DE-LUXE"
  • Fancy engraved gold hardware (tension hoop and flanges)
  • 28 brackets with individual flanges and bracket band
  • Replacement nuts
  • Tubaphone tone ring
  • Finger style tailpiece with adjusters
  • Fingers engraved "VEGAPHONE", "DELUXE", "155.COLUMBUS AVE." and "BOSTON"
  • Gold Planetary PAT.PEND. tuners with pearl buttons
  • 1-9/32" nut, ~23-1/8" scale
  • Newer HSC
  • Neck and resonator have been refinished in a thick varnish which is flaking off. Re-fretted. Needs dowel stick reset, fretwork, setup, clean up, etc. - sold AS-IS)