This is a fine Vega Professional c1920's 19 fret tenor banjo as it is, and also a great candidate for a 5-string conversion. It features a Tubaphone tone ring, 10-15/16" maple pot, mahogany neck with ebony fretboard, an engraved Grover Presto tailpiece, and Planetary tuners,. It has 28 brackets, a 1-1/8" nut, and a 23" scale. Fret wear is light. The name "Miller" has been carved into the back of the headstock. The back of the resonator has numerous scratches and light dings (see picture). A great player with a great tone! Comes with vintage hardshell case.