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  • 1/2” maple rim with tortoise plastic trim
  • 10-15/16” Fiberskyn head
  • 28 hooks on bracket band
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • 2-piece maple neck with center stripe
  • 22 frets on ivoroid-bound ebony fingerboard
  • Ebony peghead overlay with star inlay
  • Pearl dots and stars inlay
  • No-Knot tailpiece
  • Friction tuners
  • Soft V neck shape
  • Vega armrest
  • ~27” scale
  • 1-7/32” nut
  • Dowel stick hot-stamped “WHYTE LAYDIE”, “MADE BY / THE VEGA COMPANY / BOSTON, MASS. U.S.A.” “N.O. 2”
  • S/N 71740
  • Modern bump HSC (dark green lining)
  • EC- (except repaired heel cap crack)
  • Consignment 

Vega Whyte Laydie No.2 (1926)

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SKU: 60U-205806

Regular price
$3,200.00 USD
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$3,200.00 USD
A clean example and rare find, this Vega Whyte Laydie No. 2 is an original 5-string version, uncommon in the jazz age tenor banjo era. This instrument is in excellent-minus condition.
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  • 1/2” maple rim with tortoise plastic trim
  • 10-15/16” Fiberskyn head
  • 28 hooks on bracket band
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • 2-piece maple neck with center stripe
  • 22 frets on ivoroid-bound ebony fingerboard
  • Ebony peghead overlay with star inlay
  • Pearl dots and stars inlay
  • No-Knot tailpiece
  • Friction tuners
  • Soft V neck shape
  • Vega armrest
  • ~27” scale
  • 1-7/32” nut
  • Dowel stick hot-stamped “WHYTE LAYDIE”, “MADE BY / THE VEGA COMPANY / BOSTON, MASS. U.S.A.” “N.O. 2”
  • S/N 71740
  • Modern bump HSC (dark green lining)
  • EC- (except repaired heel cap crack)
  • Consignment