Rare Valje "Concert" Bongo for sale

This is a very rare Valje bongo. Sometimes called the "Concert" model due to the extended shells. This bongo is in excellent condition. No repairs or cracks. The chrome is clean. All parts are original. Made from red oak. Even the sticker is completely intact. This bongo has a great old school sound, dry, with a lot of volume and it is a pleasure to play.

This model was known to be the favorite of famous bongocero John "Dandy" Rodrigues Jr.

Only Valje ever made a bongo like this and not many were made. A great bongo for a player or a collector. This drum was made sometime in the late 60's or early 70's. This model Valje is rarely seen for sale, especially in this condition.

The macho is 7 1/2" and the hembra is 8 1/2". Both shells are 7" deep.

This is a no reserve auction. The highest bidder will get this unique and remarkable instrument and piece of percussion history.

Here's the link to the auction.


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