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    Here we have a nice long scale ~28" conversion neck on 1915 Vega Style R ~11-13/16" pot and a Whyte Laydie tone ring. Newer case included. This instrument is in very good-plus 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 31346
  • 1915
  • VGC+
  • Natural finish
  •  Very nice 2- piece maple conversion neck
  • Original dowel stick stamped "FAIRBANKS BANJO / MADE BY / THE VEGA COMPANY / BOSTON, MASS"
  • White-bound ebony fingerboard with pearl dots, diamonds and star on 5th fret
  • Ebony peghead overlay with pearl star inlay
  • Friction tuners and 5th string peg
  • ~1/2" maple rim with tortoise plastic binding
  • ~11-13/16" Remo Fiberskyn head
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • Bracket band
  • 30-brackets (some are a bit rusty, a couple replacement hooks)
  • Notched tension hoop, No Knot tailpiece
  • Newer wire armrest
  • ~28" scale, 1-3/16" nut
  • With TKL tweed HSC (brown lining)
  • On consignment

Vega Whyte Laydie Style R Conversion (1915)

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SKU: 60U-208989

Regular price
$2,000 USD
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$2,000 USD
Here we have a nice long scale ~28" conversion neck on 1915 Vega Style R ~11-13/16" pot and a Whyte Laydie tone ring. Newer case included. This instrument is in very good-plus 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 31346
  • 1915
  • VGC+
  • Natural finish
  •  Very nice 2- piece maple conversion neck
  • Original dowel stick stamped "FAIRBANKS BANJO / MADE BY / THE VEGA COMPANY / BOSTON, MASS"
  • White-bound ebony fingerboard with pearl dots, diamonds and star on 5th fret
  • Ebony peghead overlay with pearl star inlay
  • Friction tuners and 5th string peg
  • ~1/2" maple rim with tortoise plastic binding
  • ~11-13/16" Remo Fiberskyn head
  • Whyte Laydie tone ring
  • Bracket band
  • 30-brackets (some are a bit rusty, a couple replacement hooks)
  • Notched tension hoop, No Knot tailpiece
  • Newer wire armrest
  • ~28" scale, 1-3/16" nut
  • With TKL tweed HSC (brown lining)
  • On consignment