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1930s Martin ‘5K’ Ukulele

The legendary 1930s vintage Martin 5K soprano ukulele. Incredible craftsmanship and a true piece of history for C. F. Martin & Co. Gorgeous Hawaiian curly Koa front, back, sides, and head cap; this wood was especially brought in from Hawaii in the early 1930s to the C.F. Martin & Co factory in Nazareth, PA especially for these prized instruments. Rich jet-black ebony fretboard, ivoroid celluloid top and back binding, and matching celluloid bound fretboard and heel cap at the neck joint where the neck meets the body. Abalone shell rosette inlay and detailed a
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1920s Martin 1M Taropatch Ukulele

A wonderful 1920s Martin (8-string) Taropatch Ukulele handcrafted by C.F. Martin & Co. of Nazareth, PA. This historical and rare Martin taropatch ukulele was handcrafted of a Mahogany wood top, back, sides, and bridge with a Brazilian Rosewood fretboard.  Two-ring concentric circle rosette and 8-string tuning configuration for accompaniment playing. Classic vintage Martin wood stain and natural finish. Single top purfling line and top Rosewood binding for aesthetic appeal. A wonderful dry and aged wood sound with a broad range of tones and a fuller sound when co
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