Circa 1884-1886. Augusto Dias ukulele. Handcrafted of Hawaiian Koa wood back and sides with a spruce top. Hawaiian Koa wood neck and fretboard. Ebony wood bridge. Beautiful rope marquetry inlaid on sound board, rosette, fretboard center inlay, and headstock. Matching rope marquetry bound fretboard and back center seam. Handcrafted coffin case.
One of the earliest examples of a handcrafted ukulele from Hawaii. ID#190029
Not for sale.