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Vegaphone Professional 19-fret Tenor Banjo (used)

Regular price $ 1,580.00

Excellent example of one of the most favored jazz-era tenor banjos, with the famous Vega Tu-ba-phone tone ring. Excellent condition, superb tone. Ser. no.77768 (1927).

All original parts and finish, except for new inside-frosted mylar head. Rare, original small-shaft Planet PAT. PEND. tuners and pie-section resonator with lovely wood-grain, individual flanges, nickel plating in excellent condition. Early Kershner Unique 4-string tailpiece. Very little wear, absolutely no issues.

Professionally cleaned, polished, retouched and set up in Irish tuning (G-D-A-E low-high).

Complete package includes perfect-fit Ludwig hard-shell case—newly reconditioned, possibly original—and rare, authentic Vega bracket wrench!

Guaranteed 90 days by luthier-owner for structural integrity and playability. Cosmetically sold as is. NOTE: original real ivory nut.