Rare Instrument
Fairbanks - Vega, Boston Mass.
Circa 1920's
Little Wonder Melody Banjo

Shown next to Vegaphone tenor for size comparision


Fresh setup
10-18"  calfskin head
13" scale, tuned GDAE
Spin on pie section resonator
Period Ivoroid Pick guard
Aftermarket wire armrest (last pics)
Presto tailpiece repalced "Cloud" for maximum downforce
Farquhar 11/16 bridge
Schaller tuners with original buttons
Low action player with a powerful tone, nice separation and rings clear.






















 5-17

Added Armrest







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