They are posted on my web site. 1930 Vega Regent 5-String Resonator Banjo Friday's main work in the shop was getting this good old Vega up to snuff for a customer. The bound ebony fingerboard has engraved pearl dot, star, and oak leaf inlays, and the headstock has a pearwood headstock overlay with griffin, star, and oak leaf inlays. Vega Regent Model 5 String Banjo (1925), made in Boston, Mass., serial # 66404, natural varnish finish, laminated maple rim and neck, ebony fingerboard, black hard shell case. A nice early 20th century instrument, this Vega Fairbanks Regent openback banjo features a metal clad wood rim and a maple neck. I plan to be in the shop between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm, eastern time. The Vega Regent is one of the classic 5-string banjos of the Vega line. I would be happy to to talk to you about them if you are interested. 1910 Vega Fairbanks Regent BANJO . Bob Smakula. I have three 1920's Vega Regent banjos for sale. It's pretty late in the game for a Vega 5-string at 1930 and even features a resonator and flange which gives it some "bluegrass chops" in a sense. This banjo … Serial # 26996. smakula.com The Vega Fairbanks Regent features a 10-3/4" spun-over rim with 28 brackets and a Little Wonder style tone ring along with a 5 string 26" scale Whyte Laydie neck.