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Huber VRB-G Vintage Series Truetone Banjo

VRB-G Vintage Series Truetone Banjo
  • £5,049.00

The best selling VRB-G Truetone banjo. Hand-Built in the workshops of Steve Huber. This banjo is designed meticulously to resemble a pre-war flat head mastertone, The components used in all Huber Banjos are either identical, equal, or superior in quality to the much sought after pre-war mastertone flat heads. Please see below for detailed specification.
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Buy your Huber VRB-G Vintage Series Truetone Banjo from Eagle Music Shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost.

The VRB-G is Huber's vintage reproduction of the style-3 banjo, surely the most common of all the prewar flatheads. It features a curly maple neck and curly maple resonator and gold plated hardware.

The rosewood fingerboard and double cut headstock overlay are inlaid with a style-3 pattern.
It is finished with a natural maple sunburst stain. The VRB-G features the "Truetone System" with pre-war replica HR-30 tone ring and Huber's "Engineered Rim".



  • Neck - Curly Maple
  • Resonator - Curly Maple
  • Fingerboard - Rosewood
  • Double Cut Headstock
  • Rim - Engineered Rim
  • Bridge - Maple topped with ebony
  • Finish - Natural Maple


  • Plating - Gold Plating
  • Tone ring - HR-30
  • Flange - One piece zinc
  • Hoop - Brass
  • Tailpiece - Presto style
  • Arm rest - One piece
  • Co-ordinator rods - steel
  • Truss rod - 2 way adjustable

Binding / Inlay - Style 3 inlay, White/ Black / White

Nameplate - Truetone

Tuners - Waverly V-2 Amber Gumdrop

Head -
Huber head

Case - Lined, hard shell

Head - Huber head

Warranty - Limited lifetime



Category 5 String Banjo
Playing Level Intermediate, Professional
Playing Style Bluegrass gDGBD
Banjo Pot Size 11 inch Pot
Body Type Resonator
Supplied with Case/Gig Bag Deluxe Hard Case
Manufacturers Warranty Lifetime
Exclusivity Exclusive UK Retailer
Delivery & Returns

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In light of the recent advice given by the government regarding COVID-19, please be aware of the following announcement from Royal Mail advising of changes to their services.

Special Deliveries.

Due to increased absence levels, we’ve reviewed our timed guarantees for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am and 1pm services and will make the following changes.

For items posted from Tuesday 31 March 2020 onwards, our guarantee delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9.00am the next working day will change to by 12.00pm the next working day*. Our guaranteed delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1.00pm will change to by 9.00pm the next working day*.

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using DPD Local Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop). On the day of delivery you will receive a text message with your hours delivery time slot

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

NB : Orders processed on a Saturday but will not leave us until the Monday as Royal Mail and DPD Local do not collect from us at the Weekend.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

DVD's and CD's cannot be returned unless they are faulty

Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.


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