GIBSON UB TRAPDOOR BANJO UKULELE 1924 natural finish, 9" skin head, 1/2" 3-ply maple
rim, ~14" scale, 1-1/16" nut width, slanted "The Gibson" silkscreened on headstock, trapdoor
resonator with ivoroid binding around outer edge and in oval hole, maple neck with moccasin-shaped peghead, 20 brackets, 14 frets to the rim (18 total), unbound rosewood fretboard with pearl dot inlays, mechanical friction tuners with black buttons, replacement tailpiece, short-lived model, with rough OSSC (SN:11211A-19). A really nice example of a rare and much sought after ukulele. £450
CAMP UKE SOPRANO UKULELE
EC, satin natural finish, 7" round body, appears to be all walnut construction, oval soundhole, turned
back, 17 frets, 1-1/4" nut width, 13" scale, mahoganybridge, black painted-on binding, mechanical friction pegs with black plastic buttons, front of peghead stamped "Camp Uke", back of peghead and top of bridge stamped "PAT. APPLD FOR" An unusual ukulele with a round body instead of the usual guitar shape and a lovely bright sound. Good quality for £150
PONO PC3 CONCERT UKULELE
EC+, satin natural finish, solid mahogany construction, 19-fret rosewood fingerboard, dot inlays,
1-3/8" nut width, 14-7/8" scale, rosewood bridge withmarquetry inlay, abalone rosette, w-b-w-b-bound body, rosewood overlays on front and back of headstock, mechanical friction tuners, imported into the U.S.A. by Ko'olau
Ukuleles, with delta-style HSC A much easier size to hold than the usual small ukuleles. Great sound for £250
VEGA ARTHUR GODFREY BARITONE UKULELE DELUXE (1950's)
VGC+ except Arthur Godfrey decal scraped off front of headstock. All solid mahogany construction,
9-7/8" lower bout, 2-9/16" to 3-1/8" body depth, 19-1/8" scale length, 1-3/16" nut width,
14 fret mahogany neck, 18 fret rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays, light sunburst finish,
mechanical friction tuners with white buttons, white label with blue border states "The / Arthur Godfrey / DELUXE MODEL / Baritone Ukulele / Created and Designed / by EDDIE CONNORS / The VEGA Co. / Boston 16, Mass.",
with rough period SSC (SN:7382) This is what I call a playable ukulele. Its a decent size and I like the
sound of a baritone better than a soprano. £275
Johnson Soprano Uke.
Mahogany construction with 6 1/2 inch lower bout. Now here is an affordable ukulele ideal for those who want to try playing without spending a lot of money and then finding they don't like it. Kelvin sells these new for less than £15 or has the larger model which is oval shaped rather than guitar shaped for the same money. You can find his phone number in our music pages or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you want more details.
Columbian Soprano Uke.
All plastic construction. Dated about 1955. I have kept this for over 50 years for sentimental reasons, thinking for the most of the time that it was a toy that my parents gave me when I wanted my first guitar for my birthday. However, recently having taken more interest in ukuleles it seems some were either totally plastic or had plastic fret boards. I have seen some plastic bodied ones advertised for as much as $200. I still wouldn't sell mine though. I just included it for interest sake.