Dating martin ukes
I saved it for my grandkids.
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Finger only the lower frets on the early dates. Can someone tell me the date that Martin went from wooden peg tuners to friction tuners on their ukuleles? Your best bet is eBay.
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It has no dating martin ukes decal and the headstock looks like it might be too short for a decal so I don't believe it peeled off at some point. Unfortunately, the wooden tuners aren't as big a dating help as you'd think, because I've seen some Style 1s from the WWII years that used them, probably because of material rationing. Martin Style 0 The style 0 Martin is the simplest ukulele they made.
They are the Mac-Daddy and, indeed, the Daddy-Mac of ukuleles. Comparing a new Mexican Martin to an old Martin is a lot like comparing a Takamine to a Taylor; both decent guitars bot not exactly in the same league. Bar frets were phased out on guitars in the early thirties but soprano and concert datings martin ukes still had them up to WWII when ukes were discontinued for a few years.
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Beginning in the model numbers were marked on the neck block, inside the body. I would certainly be looking at treating it to a hard case.
I think I prefer the mahogany tone based on my adoration of the vintage Martin. It should be noted that Martin also made concert, tenor and baritone ukes. Same goes for the baritone really.
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Now I did it, people are really going to start talking. Bar frets on my old '30s 1K. Thanks for virgins dating website info. Inexpensive protection for a very nice instrument.
Korby's case handle looks almost like a ribbon type handle while mine is canvas and is double stitched possibly for reinforcement. For example, in Martin added "made in usa" to the inside stamp.
I got it used for a very good price.
Usually Ukelele will bring up all yopu need to know. However, if one were to accomplish that feat one would still have a turd, and one all the more noticeable for being shiny.
Custom order ukuleles, while rare, were available upon request, and may have combined features from various styles. I would love to have a hard case like you have. I just discovered I have a Martin 3 probably bought in Hawaii in in excellent condition.
Martin New York", when it was changed to "C. It was dated June, The Uke looks almost un played and the few little scratches look like they could be from the snaps of the bag. I think the older the woodthe richer the sound too.
I have an old Martin Uke. Style 3 Martins were originally made for professional ukulele players and are, therefore, really fancy-schmancy. There are some nice pics of a vintage Martin 5K ukulele here: One good way of dating old Martin ukuleles is the headstock.