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VEHICLE NUMBER PLATE ‘843 UKE’ FOR SALE. The vehicle number plate 843 UKE is for sale. For further details and for a direct contact with the vendor please telephone me on 01691 828850, or email me at email@example.com.
C. F. MARTIN & Co. STYLE 5K SOPRANO UKULELE (c.1928). Immaculate, in totally original condition,& with no splits cracks or repairs. Complete with its original hard shaped case. £8,500. SOLD
C. F. MARTIN & Co. STYLE 1K SOPRANO UKULELE (c.1920). Just Arrived. This is a wonderful example of a very early Koa wood Martin soprano ukulele with Rosewood binding around the top and bottom of the body and still with its original canvas case (Koa wood is a Hawaiian species of mahogany perfectly suited to making ukuleles). Unlike the vast majority of similar vintage Martin ukuleles, this example is genuinely very rare because it has no splits or repairs. There is a tiny line in the grain on the back which is either just a scratch in the varnish or the tiniest beginning of a little crack, but it should be noted that there have been no internal repairs to the instrument and the mark cannot be seen from the inside of the body. With a mahogany neck and a Koa wood body, it still has its wooden ‘push through’ tuning pegs and it has the C. F. Martin & Co. stamp on the back of the peghead and inside the body beneath the sound hole. The bridge is of an early style and there is no wear to the string slots or the string mounting holes. The neck is dead straight and the frets and the rosewood fingerboard has some slight playing wear on the first two or three playing positions -
C. F. MARTIN & Co. STYLE 2M SOPRANO UKULELE (c.1948). Just Arrived. This is another little gem and a great example of a vintage Martin Style 2M soprano ukulele. Made of Brazilian Mahogany throughout it still has its original friction tuning pegs with white plastic thumb-
LA FOLEY SOPRANO UKULELE (c.1926). It may be as plain as a pikestaff and with minimal decoration, but the sound that this little ukulele makes, though quiet, is absolutely gorgeous. The pre-
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