Preowned. Circa 2016. Preowned. Custom Moore Bettah ‘Hawaiian Monstera’ Concert Ukulele. Beautiful Custom Moore Bettah Concert Ukulele handcrafted by master luthier Chuck Moore of the Big Island, HI. Chuck handcrafts some of not only the most aesthetically pleasing ukuleles available on the market but also professional recording level instruments for both the professional musician and recreational player.
This wonderful and extremely rare Moore Bettah concert ukulele was crafted from the finest materials. Gorgeous master grade Hawaiian curly Koa wood face, back, and sides. Macassar Ebony wood fretboard and bridge and a matching Macassar Ebony wood top and back binding. The neck was hand-carved from Spanish Cedar wood and is carbon fiber reinforced for added stability. Side sound port for monitor-like experience. The soundboard, side, and back of the body boasts an elegant black-white-black purfling line, beautifully contrasting the natural golden hues of this set of Hawaiian Koa wood. Gorgeous artistic headstock ‘Hawaiian Monstera’ inlay of abalone or ‘paua’ shell and curly Hawaiian Koa wood vine. Matching paua shell position markers on 5, 7 10, 12, and 15 and paua shell rosette in keeping with the elegant theme of the instrument. 14 fret joint to the body for added reach high up on the neck and 19 overall frets to the sound hole. Beautiful high gloss nitrocellulose finish.
A big and bold sound with wonderful midrange and great clarity, projection, and excellent sustain as well. Classic Hawaiian Koa wood bark, this instrument is very well balanced tonally all the way up the neck and spot on intonation as well. Highly recommended player piece. And this is as good as it gets for recording artists, weekend giggers, and the uke-lover at heart! ID#200107