Dating my martin ukulele
It’s had some repairs to its back and is now ready for many more years of tonal adventures.Clear and crisp, Martin Ukuleles were among the best available. I came across this "unmarked" uke on ebay reasonably cheap and grabbed it. Danny Put is on our marketplace on fleamarketmusic site. On a good day with a new bridge, which you may be able to order from Martin, this ukulele is worth 3000 dollars . 500 good price in today's soft market...thanks...chuck Hi there. What you have is the 3rd or 4th incarnation of the style 3 Martin mahogany soprano ukulele. In my estimation, the finest player Martin ever made. Hope these are better, and I added one of the heel. I know it may be vintage 20's 30's and it's mahogany. Do these ukulele have any value and is it worth learning to play on this old instrument. I have never really known who made them but suspect it was Regal with decal work by a man called Landon. I guess to a collector of novelty ukes 250 would be a good price. Can't seem to find much on this Uke but it looks rare. I can't tell exactly what but a good luthier an help..thanks...chuck I recently resurrected a Bluebird Ukulele from my basement after 42 yrs. I guess 42 years in a basement has helped its condition.
When my guitar tech handed me some grommets they didn't fit, so maybe they were the same holes for the peg tuners. Also, the images I've seen of the neck and fretboard generally come all the way down to the soundhole, or end on the body with the stereo-typical bracket shape.Mahalo The sticker is more of a metal badge pressed into the wood. Now that I've been looking at it more closely, the binding (is that the panel or the edge? Where the corners have seen some wear, it looks like the two pieces simply meet without any "strip".Also, the images I've seen of the neck and fretboard generally come all the way down to the soundhole, or end on the body with the stereo-typical bracket shape.Any implied warranty is valid only in the US S and a baritone Martin I. They were the largest stringed instrument and guitar maker in the USA for quite a while. The label on the headstock refers to the ukulele as a professional "tenor" model Harmony Baritone c.Here’s a Martin Style 0 Soprano Ukulele from the late 1940’s – just post WW2.