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Vega Style N Conversion (c.1923)


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Scale Length: 26.5"
Nut Width: 1-1/4"
Neck Wood: Maple
Fretboard Wood: Ebony
Peghead Overlay: Ebony
Peghead Inlay: MOP
Fret Markers: MOP
Nut Material: Bone
Spikes: 7th and 9th Frets
Tuners: Five Star Planetary
Finish: Gloss 
Rim Size: 10-15/16"
Rim Wood: Laminated Maple
Tonering: Rolled Brass
Brackets: 26
Tailpiece: Kerschner
Head: Elite Fiber Skin
Armrest: Nickel Plated
Case: Non-Original Hard Shell Case


This Vega Style N started out as a tenor banjo, just as many-a-banjo did in the early part of the 20th century. This now has a replica 5-string banjo neck installed with the original dowel stick in the rim. The neck's make and origin is unknown to us but is of a very high quality in looks and feel. The pot, hardware, and tension hoop are original and the arm rest and Kerschner tailpiece are not. This is a fantastic way to get into an old time style banjo without breaking the bank. It is set up nicely and includes a non-original hard shell case.