This in an great and very rare banjo by Deering (the makers of today's Vega banjos). The 12" rim on this banjo gives the banjo a deep, full tone and really makes it a great banjo for clawhammer playing or backing up a vocalist.
Deep Warm Brown Stained Maple
Slender Vega Neck Shape
22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets
Adjustable Truss Rod
Ebony Fingerboard and Nut
Deering Planetary Tuners
Deering Geared Fifth String Tuner
Grand 12" 3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
Shoe & Screw Bracket Assembly
Beveled Tension Hoop
24 Flat Hooks and 9/32” Hex Nuts
12” Medium Collar Renaissance Head
Coordinator Rod for Adjustments
Nickel Plated Hardware
Deering True Tone Tailpiece
Slender Deering Armrest
Durable and Elegant Satin Finish
Includes a Deering Hardshell Case
Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4”,
Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4”
Overall Instrument Length 37 1/2"
Weight Approx. 5 lbs
The trust and pride we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.