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Description & Specs

The Old Tone 0T-700A is an accurate reproduction of the most sought after banjo design in the classic Old Time sound, the Vega Tubaphone.


GT Master Planetary Tuners.
Tubaphone-Style Tone Ring.
1/2" Maple Rim.
Old-Time inlay.
Neck: Maple.
Finish: Vintage Brown.
Fingerboard: Ebony with Scoop.
Bridge: Maple with Ebony Cap.
Tuners: GT Master Planets.
Inlay: Old-Time.
Truss Rod: Two-Way Adjustable.
Tone Ring: 32-Hole Tubaphone-Style.
Rim: 1/2" Maple.
Tension Hoop: Notched Brass.
Binding: White ABS.
Brackets: 24.
Buttons: C-Style.
Hardware: Chrome Plated.
Pickups: Optional.
Tailpiece: No-Knot.
Armrest: Reproduction of early.
Head: 11" HC Renaissance.
Number of Frets: 17.
Nut Width: 1-3/16" Bone.
Scale Length: 23-9/16".
Weight: 8 lbs.
Tuning: ADAC#D.

Case included


When this banjo arrived at the refurbishing center the authorized technician found no issues with the guitar. It has no flaws or repairs noted. Otherwise, It is in near mint condition played for testing purposes only. The actual item for sale is shown in the photographs The included hard-shell case may have a few scratches or scuffs but is also in overall excellent condition.
Unlike most refurbished guitars that we sell as described under more info below, this guitar does not have a "used" stamp and it still has its original Serial Numbers.

More Info:

We are an authorized dealer for brand approved manufacturer refurbished guitars. These guitars are sent directly from the manufacturer or distributor to the authorized refurbishing center where they are fully inspected, set up and cleared by a certified technician. They are sent there for many reasons, including: returns, cosmetic flaws, minor repairs, surplus & discontinued or last years models. The guitars serial number may be partially altered and/or replaced and the back of the headstock is lightly stamped "used" by the authorized refurbishing center per manufacturer agreements. These guitars are the next best thing to buying new!