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1890 Jose do Espirito Santo ukulele

Circa 1890. Jose do Espirito Santo Ukulele. Handcrafted of Hawaiian Koa wood face, back, and sides, this ukulele remains to be one of the earliest examples of the ukulele in Hawaii. Hawaiian Koa wood neck and a beautiful rope top binding with matching rope fingerboard inlay, and a rope inlay rosette. Banjo influenced headstock. Mustache bridge. Remarkable work and attention to detail. This one will undergo some restoration in the near future. Stay tuned for additional photos once the process has been completed. #190075 Not for Sale.
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1890 Jose do Espirito Santo Ukulele

Circa 1890. Jose do Espirito Santo Ukulele. Handcrafted of Hawaiian Koa wood back and sides with a spruce top, this ukulele remains to be one of the earliest examples of the ukulele in Hawaii. Hawaiian Koa wood neck with beautiful top rope binding and simple concentric circle rosette. ID#210065 Not for Sale.
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1890 Jose do Espirito Santo ukulele

Circa 1890. Jose do Espirito Santo Ukulele. Handcrafted of Hawaiian Koa wood face, back, and sides, this ukulele remains to be one of the earliest examples of the ukulele in Hawaii. Hawaiian Koa wood neck and a beautiful rope top binding with matching rope fingerboard inlay, and a rope inlay rosette. Remarkable work and attention to detail. This one will undergo some restoration in the near future. Stay tuned for additional photos once the process has been completed. ID#190076 Not for Sale.
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1895 Jose do Espirito Santo Ukulele

An extremely rare 1895 Jose do Espirito Santo ukulele is a world class collectible over 100 years in age. The instrument was handcrafted by one of three Portuguese cabinet makers (Jose do Espirito Santo, Augusto Dias, and Manuel Nunes) who first came to Hawaii from the island of Madeira, Portugal in the late 1800s to work in the plantation fields. Once their contract ended, all three moved to Oahu and were credited with the invention of the ukulele. A very serious collectible piece which many museums have never seen. The back, sides, and neck of the instrument was e
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