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    This nice conversion sees a 1925 Vega Whyte Laydie Style R pot paired with a neck by Wyatt Fawley, with a slight V profile. It plays okay, but is sold AS-IS (see More Details below). Hardshell case included. This openback banjo is in very good to excellent 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 81868
  • 1925
  • VG-EC * (see below)
  • Natural finish
  • 2-piece maple conversion neck by Wyatt Fawley
  • Slight V neck profile
  • Ivoroid bound ebony fingerboard with engraved pearl inlays
  • Star on 5th fret, scroll on first fret, dots with "Christmas tree" engraving elsewhere
  • Ebony peghead overlay with engraved star, scroll and griffin inlays
  • 10-15/16" skin head 
  • Original dowel stick
  • Maple rim with bracket band
  • Tortoise plastic binding on inside and outside of rim
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • 28 brackets (a few newer nuts)
  • Vega style armrest 1-1/4" nut, ~26-3/8" scale
  • With Canadian HSC (blue lining)
  • *VG-EC except (could use the dowel stick reset to lower action, etc. - plays okay, sold AS-IS)

Vega Whyte Laydie Style R Conversion (1925)

International Fees
AS-IS

SKU: 60U-209206

Regular price
$1,685 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$1,685 USD
This nice conversion sees a 1925 Vega Whyte Laydie Style R pot paired with a neck by Wyatt Fawley, with a slight V profile. It plays okay, but is sold AS-IS (see More Details below). Hardshell case included. This openback banjo is in very good to excellent condition.
More Details

More Details

The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • SN 81868
  • 1925
  • VG-EC * (see below)
  • Natural finish
  • 2-piece maple conversion neck by Wyatt Fawley
  • Slight V neck profile
  • Ivoroid bound ebony fingerboard with engraved pearl inlays
  • Star on 5th fret, scroll on first fret, dots with "Christmas tree" engraving elsewhere
  • Ebony peghead overlay with engraved star, scroll and griffin inlays
  • 10-15/16" skin head 
  • Original dowel stick
  • Maple rim with bracket band
  • Tortoise plastic binding on inside and outside of rim
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • 28 brackets (a few newer nuts)
  • Vega style armrest 1-1/4" nut, ~26-3/8" scale
  • With Canadian HSC (blue lining)
  • *VG-EC except (could use the dowel stick reset to lower action, etc. - plays okay, sold AS-IS)