| Condition: || Used: An item that has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab ... Read moreabout the condition || Brand: || Leonardo Nunes |
| Model: || Rare: Radio Tenor Model |
Extremely Rare Leonardo Nunes ‘Radio Tenor’ Ukulele from the 1930s. This wonderful Nunes ‘Radio tenor’ ukulele is one of the most sought after ukuleles amongst the Nunes family of instruments. It is a ‘must have’ for the serious uke collector and a phenomenal vintage player piece as well.The face, back, and sides are handcrafted from gorgeous Hawaiian Koa wood and this instrument boasts an elegant concentric circle rosette as well. Solid Koa wood fretboard, bridge, and neck in keeping with the theme of these early vintage pieces. Bridge pin set up for top-down force at the bridge, adding to the clarity and sustain of the instrument.Excellent projection and sustain with nice ‘barky’ tones. Intonation is set well and ease of play is absolutely wonderful on this instrument. Center balanced in terms of overall weight of the instrument which makes it easy to cradle as well. Highly recommended ukulele. This piece is a phenomenal player instrument that continues to hold a very strong collectible value.Studio Recording: vimeo.com/107947761Listening with a quality pair of headphones or stereo speakers will allow you to hear the subtle nuances of this instrument.