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1920s era Gibson Style 3 Soprano Ukulele with original hard case!

Estimated price for orientation: 1 750 $

Category: Ukuleles
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Description
Brand: Gibson Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Ukulele Type: Soprano


This is a sweet little ukulele - shows the signs of lots of playing through the years (light scratches on the body, and the color worn off parts of the fretboard) but is still beautiful and in very good shape overall. There's one tight hairline crack running from the corner of the bridge to the tail end. I get no movement with gentle thumb pressure, but I don't know whether it's been glued or just tightened with good humidification.Sounds good and plays easily. I don't know anything about uke setup - I've noticed some minor intonation issues, but I think that's more from my technique (bending strings inadvertently) than anything else. Plan to have a setup done for optimal results. The original hard shell case is weathered but works perfectly to protect this beauty. These are quite rare, and I think I've priced this one fairly.