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Vega Old Tyme Wonder Banjo with 12" Rim

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A 12" Vega banjo! This really gives you that perfect old time clawhammer tone.  The larger rim (standard Deering and Vega banjos all have 11" rims) gives you a beautiful fat, round tone.    

Features a scoop neck, fiberskyn head, no knot tailpice, and more!



Deep Warm Brown Stained Maple Neck
Scooped Ebony Fingerboard
Adjustable Truss Rod
17 Nickel Silver Pressed in Frets
Traditional Vega Neck Shape
Deering Planetary Tuners
Deering Geared 5th String Tuner 

12" Violin Grade 3-ply Maple Rim
Shoe & Screw Bracket Assembly
Beveled Tension Hoop
12” Fiberskyn Medium Collar Head
24 Flat Hooks and 9/32” Hex Nuts
Vega  Armrest
No Knot Tailpiece
Nickel Plated Hardware
Satin Finish
Includes a Deering/Vega Hardshell Openback Case

The mellowest and most gentle banjo sound, a lovely full tone. The Old Tyme Wonder is reliable and exceptional in tone, playability, versatility and responsiveness, with a woody thunkiness that is perfect for old time string bands.

g,D,G,B,D in standard tuning
Can easily be tuned in other tunings as well.

Neck Width at the Nut 1 1/4”
Scale Length Nut to Bridge 26 1/4”
Diameter 12”
Overall Instrument Length 37 1/2"
Weight Approx. 5 lbs 

Lifetime Warranty:
The trust and pride Deering shares in their product gives them the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of their materials and workmanship.

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