KAY (un-marked, but easy to spot) Tenor Banjo 19 frets, 23” scale open back tenor, ideal for the Celtic player. New VanGent geared guitar-style tuners, new Elite “plastic skin” head. SSC $180 94678

Vega - 5 string resonator banjo. This is more likely than not an oriental import; looks, plays and sounds great. 11” plastic head, integral aluminum rim, flange and 20 hole archtop tone ring. Bound rosewood fingerboard (hexagonal inlays), Grover maple-ebony-galalith bridge (due for replacement, a little warped), geared main tuners with friction 5th peg, 26 1/8” scale, down pressure tailpiece and mahogany resonator. 200302 $475

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