Vega ‘Little Wonder’ Banjo


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The new Vega banjos are the culmination of years of evolution and development, producing powerful, folk and early style banjos that are as much at home in today?s music as they were in years past. The sounds of these banjos are ideal for old time music, fingerstyle, clawhammer, folk, classical, ragtime, and for classic turn of the century parlor music.

Vega banjos are also a perfect choice for any player who wants a powerful, versatile banjo that is not too heavy. (Try these with a few bluegrass licks and you?ll see what we mean by versatile.) Surpassing early Vega banjos in quality, parts, and craftsmanship, the new Vega banjos by Deering blend the best of today?s technology with yesterday?s classic tones.

Versatile, bright, responsive banjo with a very modest price made in America. This banjo features a violin grade maple neck and a 3-ply violin grade maple rim. Together they create a beautiful tone.

When you step up to a Little Wonder you get a banjo featuring a durable ebony fingerboard which gives you the look and feel of a professional instrument. Both the comfortable neck and quality rim are stained a deep warm brown. The pot has a coordinator rod that easily and accurately adjusts the banjos “action? or string height for easy playability. The peghead of the maple neck is overlaid with black and is inlaid with a white Vega logo and beautifully engraved star.

The Little Wonder is fully adjustable through the truss rod in the neck, the coordinator rod, and the Deering True Tone tailpiece. Planetary tuning machines come standard on the Little Wonder. It is bright, responsive and full of life and easy to take with you anywhere because of the light weight.


Deep Warm Brown Stained Maple

Slender Vega Neck Shape

22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets

Adjustable Truss Rod

Ebony Fingerboard and Nut

Deering Planetary Tuners

Deering Geared Fifth String Tuner


3-ply Violin Grade Maple Rim

Shoe & Screw Bracket Assembly

Beveled Tension Hoop

24 Flat Hooks and 9/32? Hex Nuts

11? Medium Collar Frosted Top Head

Coordinator Rod for Adjustments

Nickel Plated Hardware

Deering True Tone Tailpiece

Slender Deering Armrest

Durable and Elegant Satin Finish

Includes a Deering Hardshell Case


Bright, responsive and full of life.


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 we share in our product gives us the confidence to grant every owner of a Deering banjo a Lifetime Warranty ensuring the quality of our materials and workmanship.


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