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For Sale: Fairbanks/Vega Tu-Ba-Phone # 3 5 String Banjo (1923) (expired)

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Fairbanks/Vega Tu-Ba-Phone # 3 Model 5 String Banjo (1923), made in Boston, Mass., serial # 52317, shaded maple finish, laminated maple neck rim and resonator, ebony fingerboard, original black hard shell case.

Overall length is 37 1/4 in. (94.6 cm.), 11 in. (27.9 cm.) diameter head, and 3 in. (7.6 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 27 in. (686 mm.). Width of nut is 1 1/4 in. (32 mm.). Lovely original condition, including a period Vega spin-on slimline resonator and an older skin head. All original finish and hardware, including friction tuners and a rare complete Kersher "Unique" tailpiece. Newer bridge, 5th string nut and railroad spikes added at frets 7,8,9 and 10. A superb old-time banjo, with a truly spectacular sound, complete with a wonderful original hardshell case. Excellent Condition.




Price: $3,800.00 USD

Shipping: Domestic and international shipping available. We ship fully insured.

Posted By: RetrofretVintageGuitars

United States, 233 Butler Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11217

Contact Info: (718)237-2532
sales@retrofret.com

Condition of Banjo:
Used - Excellent Condition

More Info on this Banjo

Type: 5-String Resonator

Brand: Fairbanks

Ad Status: Expired, #38916

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