Circa 2016. Kamaka ‘100th Anniversary’ Concert Ukulele -HF-2DI handcrafted by the world famous Kamaka Ukulele Co. This piece is highly sought after, being the centennial model for Kamaka as they celebrated 100 years of business from 1916 – 2016.
This beautiful Kamaka ukulele boasts a gorgeous set of Hawaiian Koa wood on the face, back, and sides. 12-fret joint to the body with 16 overall frets to the soundhole. Jet black musicians grade Gabon Ebony wood fingerboard, bridge and a matching Ebony wood headstock plate in keeping with the elegant theme of the instrument. Gorgeous Rosewood top and back binding, and a subtle top, back, and sides purfling line. Paua or abalone shell top purfling and matching abalone shell rosette. Solid Honduras mahogany wood neck for added stability with a slotted headstock design. Stealth professional geared tuners for smooth and precise tuning. Nitrocellulose gloss finish.
Tonally, this is a classic Kamaka sound with a nice warm tone, wonderful clarity, and projection. A highly recommended players ukulele and collectible piece from Hawaii’s most famous ukulele maker, Kamaka ukuleles. ID#: 180219.