BIG ATTIC FIND!! 1928 KAMAKA HAWAII PINEAPPLE KOA UKULELE UKE

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Aloha!!!!

Vintage 1928 Kamaka Hawaii Pineapple Ukulele.Made of Koa wood.  The shape is amazing, looks like played a few times, it is stunning!! all original no cracks or chips a little finger wear on top neck. the shape is a 9+ out of 10 being mint. Has inlaid wood design on edge and circle. The top decal has small nick off decal and large pineapple has small nick.

The pineapple shape of ukulele was invented by Samuel Kamaka and it was patented in 1927. Kamaka was at the forefront of the second generation of Hawaiian ukulele makers – he had apprenticed under Leonardo Nunes (one of the original ukulele makers) before leaving to set up his own company – which is still running today – in 1916

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