BANJO FOR SALE
1920's Vega "Crescent"
The Vega Co. Boston
Any Vega collector knows they have
to have a Crescent to
complete the tenor line and rarely does one surface.
It is a plain vanilla
instrument yes, but its rarity factor is way up the scale.
Any 10-1/8" rim Vega that has a full flange
resonator is rare.
None of the Vega experts
I speak with on a regular basis has seen more than the picture
The example shown in my pics is in top notch condition for an
23" scale neck with Grover Champion Tuners and Grover Simplex
tailpiece, the catalog shows an "Ideal"
I merely cleaned it up and restrung it wth DR's furnished by www.bedfordbanjoshop.com
Vintage Hide head is
still taut and should give good service for a while longer
Has its original chipboard case, still in fair conditon
with alot of tape on it.
Great for conversion to 5 string
I have a maple neck
that is 24" short scale made by Master Luthier Wyatt Fawley.
That could be
adapted right onto this rim and the finish darkened to
My bet is you wouldn't run up against another like it in a
Cleaning- Waxing-Fresh Setup