Ukulele Window Shopping

I think you can throw the ukulele in the skip, but the ukulele case in this lot is marvellous. It’s bashed, battered and scrawled on by a number of forgotten (as far as I know) vaudeville performers of the 1920s.

Quick, add this Ko’olau 400 SP to my Christmas list. It is a very pretty ukulele.

Photos: ukulele couple and Model T Ford, ukulele wagon.

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  1. todd December 11th, 2009 6:23 pm

    loved this week’s photos……why did the uke fall out of popularity?….i’m not sure i get it :)

  2. Hello Jodi December 11th, 2009 8:09 pm

    Golly, that case is so cool! I’m going to have everyone sign my uke case too.

  3. Cool Bev December 11th, 2009 9:47 pm

    One signature popped out: Ed Wynn, the Perfect Fool. See: Could be the same guy, the dates match.

  4. Woodshed December 13th, 2009 10:18 am

    todd: Me either.

    Jodi: That’s exactly what I thought. I’ll need a more scribable case.

    Cool Bev: Excellent spot. Thanks very much for the info.

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