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    This banjo has a 50's Vega neck fitted to a 1924 Whyte Laydie No.2 pot assembly. It is playable, but needs much work to put it in ideal condition (heel screwed to rim, needs dowel reset, heat press/fill neck seam, repair binding, repair tuner, etc., etc., plays okay, sold AS-IS)
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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
  • (needs dowel reset, heat press/fill neck seam, repair binding, repair tuner, etc., etc., plays okay, sold AS-IS)
  • SN 62501
  • 1924 pot/1950s neck
  • Sunburst neck finish 
  • 15/32" maple rim with tortoise plastic bindings, black finished end cap 
  • 10-15/16" Remo top frosted head
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • 2-piece maple neck with center piece (neck twisted, truss rod replaced poorly, hole in neck back, heel screwed to rim) 
  • 22 rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot markers (needs binding repair) 
  • 27" scale, 1-1/4" nut
  • 28 hooks on bracket band (6 nuts and 4-5 hooks don't match)
  • Tension hoop 
  • Original Dowel stick (needs reset), stamped "MADE BY | THE VEGA COMPANY | BOSTON, MASS. USA" "NO.2", patent numbers, stamped "62501", hot-stamped "WHYTE LAYDIE"
  • Friction tuners and 5th string tuner (5th string tuner installed poorly - needs repair)
  • Newer No-Knot tailpiece
  • Black peghead overlay features logo
  • Hard shell case (blue lining)
  • Built in Boston, USA

Vega Whyte Laydie No. 2 (1924 / 1950's)

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AS-IS
Used

SKU: 60U-210946

Regular price
$1,000 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$1,000 USD
This banjo has a 50's Vega neck fitted to a 1924 Whyte Laydie No.2 pot assembly. It is playable, but needs much work to put it in ideal condition (heel screwed to rim, needs dowel reset, heat press/fill neck seam, repair binding, repair tuner, etc., etc., plays okay, sold AS-IS)
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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
  • (needs dowel reset, heat press/fill neck seam, repair binding, repair tuner, etc., etc., plays okay, sold AS-IS)
  • SN 62501
  • 1924 pot/1950s neck
  • Sunburst neck finish 
  • 15/32" maple rim with tortoise plastic bindings, black finished end cap 
  • 10-15/16" Remo top frosted head
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • 2-piece maple neck with center piece (neck twisted, truss rod replaced poorly, hole in neck back, heel screwed to rim) 
  • 22 rosewood fingerboard with pearl dot markers (needs binding repair) 
  • 27" scale, 1-1/4" nut
  • 28 hooks on bracket band (6 nuts and 4-5 hooks don't match)
  • Tension hoop 
  • Original Dowel stick (needs reset), stamped "MADE BY | THE VEGA COMPANY | BOSTON, MASS. USA" "NO.2", patent numbers, stamped "62501", hot-stamped "WHYTE LAYDIE"
  • Friction tuners and 5th string tuner (5th string tuner installed poorly - needs repair)
  • Newer No-Knot tailpiece
  • Black peghead overlay features logo
  • Hard shell case (blue lining)
  • Built in Boston, USA