hooks are justifiable a little tarnished and will be replaced...50 year old finish is attractive and has held up well. These use a standard nut so adjustments are easy and fast. Up for sale is a nice Vega Tubaphone# 3 5 string banjo from 1926. Vega stamp to yellow stick-on labels between 99369 and 99686. Email: info@rickardbanjos.com Phone: (905) 727-8686 However, I am grateful for having received (and continue to receive) help and support from Jim Bollman, Stu Cohen, George Gruhn and Stan Werbin plus too many readers to mention all of them here, but all of whom have contributed information that either added to or confirmed what we now know. Vega continued in business in the Nelson Family until March 15, 1970 when the name, equipment, and all the rights were sold to C.F. Between 1903 and 1914 Vega made some S.S. Stewart banjos. Banjohaven also sells vintage 4 string instrument parts. C $8.15. Compare Compare Now site51397070345960798726 1397061556195. Site By STELL This is a Vega Professional Tubaphone openback banjo, with a neck from the 1960s and the pot from a 1923 Vega Tubaphone banjo, a conversion common in the 1960s. Deering The dimensions of the neck are quite similar to the early Vega banjos – full, yet fast and comfortable. BR It will also fit the Deering Goodtime banjo. £600. Featuring a 12" diameter pot, Dobson style tone ring, wooden position inlays, and a Renaissance head, this dark-stained maple banjo is a great addition to Deering's Old-Time banjo … A: Roughly 1909 to 1913, the last serial number seen was 30441. Original 5 strings are pretty rare. Family owned. No products were found matching your selection. From United States. What’s the difference between an openback and resonator? stayed at the 187 Tremont Street address where they had moved, and advertised his new company as "The Only Successors of Fairbanks & Cole.". New fancy shape pearl fingerboard inlays. Binding. It seems to coincide roughly with the introduction of the Vox models, the earliest serial number of which I have recorded is 93828. 6 talking about this. more Banjo Flat Hooks. The serial numbers and dates are, however, at best approximate. This banjo looks to be original and is in great condition. The hooks spacing required are quite flexible - you need 2 hooks between 98mm to 128mm apart; it will work pretty well with most measurements between those two figures though you can run into problems if the spacing between the tension hooks is less than 30mm (quite unusual) Deering Goodtime 2 Open quick view dialog for Vega Woodsongs Campfire Long Neck Banjo { "inCheckoutPromo":[] } Vega Woodsongs Campfire Long Neck Banjo. Fits a 24 or 28-bracket banjo with 11" (279.40mm) diameter rim, or Vega-style 10-15/16" (277.81mm) diameter rim and 3-1/2" to 4-1/2" (88.90mm to 114.30mm) bracket hook spacings. Golden Gate Banjo Armrest/Vega Style/24/28 Brackets Perfect for the restoration of vintage model banjos of the 1920's & 1930's as well as upgrades for modern imports. For a listing of instrument models and a discussion of some of Fairbanks' and Vega's products, visit the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) article and the web sites listed at the end of this article. A: Although there are no absolutes where Vega is concerned, several years of research have led me to these conclusions about when certain changes were made (see Fairbanks Research article for data): Q: Did Vega make any banjos before buying out Fairbanks? Plain peg head, pearl Vega inlay. Q: Which flanges came first on Vega banjos, was it the 4 piece or the 28 piece? Welcome to Banjo Haven! "The Only Successors of Fairbanks & Cole. 1926 Vega Tubaphone No. The Vega No.2 is a banjo made of top grade curly maple stained light amber and buffed to a high gloss. Download our free Banjo Buying Guide! The three-piece scalloped tone ring is bright and resonant and has been much copied. The horizontal component which receives the banjo … A: There are a very few Fairbanks made banjos (several of them Regents) with pre-fire serial numbers circa 22900, stamped simply "Vega" in an oval border. Our bracket hooks are 2-1/2" (63.50mm) long. Fairbanks restarted the numbering at about 1, as did W.A. Banjo Capos Luthiers Apron Old-Time Banjo Strap Armrests Banjo Bridges Banjo Tools Banjo Strings Banjo Method Books Banjo Heads PBCO Hats Banjo Cases Banjo Rims Bracket Shoes Dowel Stick Hardware Fingerboards and Veneers Gotoh Tuners Rim Bolts Tailpieces Tension Hook Tension Hoops Tension Nuts Tone Rings Vega Deering Boston 6-String. The patent for the 4 piece Vega Vox flange, with its trapezoidal shaped soundholes, was filed 03/21/1927 and issued to William Nelson on 03/12/1929. The Nelsons were the owners of, and assigned their patents to, Vega. To use the chart below, find the serial number closest to yours and interpolate between the listed numbers to get a best approximation. For several years, the Vega Martin banjo was an amalgam of parts from Massachusetts and Nazareth, PA. #0096 is flattened at the top to fit a grooved tension hoop. HOOKS AND NUTS TUNERS: BANJO HEAD WRENCHES: VINTAGE B&D. Curly Maple 2-Ply Banjo Rim USD $ 105.00. A Deering USA quality nickel plated shoe that will accept Deering tension hooks and our Leader USA flat and round 8-26 tpi (.155" / 3.937MM Dia) bracket hooks.The hole in the bracket is approx 3/16" Dia (4.75MM) The shoe comes complete with a 22mm (0.875") long domed head screw and washer for fitting to the banjo … The earliest reported is F&C #1000. Address: 245 Industrial Pkwy S. Aurora, ON Canada L4G 3V5. Your Price $ 2,069.00 msrp:2219.0,lowPrice:2069.0. Performer and teacher, and assigned their patents to, Vega banjo HYBRID ) $... 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