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Dealers, Restorers & Appraisers of Fine Musical Instruments
Dealers, Restorers & Appraisers of Fine Musical Instruments

Vega, Little Wonder Melody Banjo, Melody Banjo, 1930, Boston

Vega, Little Wonder Melody Banjo, Melody Banjo, 1930, Boston

$850.00

Our ID#: 33464 Categories ,

The four-string Melody or Tango banjo is usually tuned EADG like a mandolin, but with single course strings. This Vega instruments has a maple rim with a simple Little Wonder tone-ring. The two-piece maple neck has a 16-fret ebony fingerboard with a 14″ scale. The 8″ maple rim has a period skin head (likely original), Presto Ideal tailpiece, and a maple 8-section pie plate resonator. The peghead has an ebonized veneer with the VEGA star. The nut width is 1-10/32″. The instruments does not have a case.

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