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1930s Ka-Lai Pineapple Ukulele

Beautiful Ka-Lai pineapple ukulele from the early 1930s in a joint venture between ‘Johnny Lai’ and ‘Kamaka’ companies. This gorgeous piece is handcrafted from with a monkeypod wood face, back, and sides combination. Amazing original condition and the decals and inner label also remain totally intact. It is also said that this pineapple model was the very model that helped to sustain Kamaka through the Great Depression years and at a time of the early stages of the company’s history. ‘Johnny Lai’ was also looking to capitalize on
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Ka-lai Pineapple Ukulele

Beautiful Ka-lai (Kamaka & Johnny Lai) joint venture pineapple ukulele of the late 1920s. It is said that this pineapple model was the very ones that saved Kamaka from going bankrupt during the early stages of production. Constructed entirely of a beautiful vintage monkeypod wood, classic pineapple sticker on soundboard and ‘Ka-lai’ decal on headstock. Label inside uke is in wonderful original condition as well. I don’t see any repairs to the instrument that have been done but there are a number of nicks and fractures that may be addressed should you wish to hav
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