1925 Martin Style 5 Koa Soprano Ukulele
This uke plays great and sounds a sweet as can be!
This true antique Martin soprano ukulele features a figured Koa top, back and sides, multi-ply white & black soundhole rosette with abalone center ring, rectangular Koa tie-style bridge, “C.F. Martin & Co.” logo die-stamped on peghead rear (e.g., use of die-stamped logo on peghead rear ends 1934), mother-of-pearl torch and floral motif peghead inlay, mahogany neck with ivoroid heel cap, 17-fret ebony fingerboard (e.g., 12-frets clear of the body) with pointed end and mother-of-pearl “slotted-diamond and snowflake” inlays, single-ply ivoroid edge binding on fingerboard and single-ply ivoroid edge binding with abalone edge trim on body top and back.
This soprano ukulele is in cosmetically and structurally in excellent condition after being masterfully restored with the following work performed: bar frets repaired and leveled, repaired back crack, re-glued bridge, touched up soundboard finish, glued and cleated crack along fingerboard above sound hole, replaced missing neck edge binding, and replaced missing abalone edge trim on back.
This uke comes with its original hard-shell case with black Keratol exterior covering and burnt-orange plush interior lining.
Top Wood : Hawaiian Koa
Back and Sides : Hawaiian Koa