Ukulele Window Shopping

I’ve been cooing over the 4-figure vintage ukes this week:

* 1920s Martin 5K
* Style 3 Taropatch
* 1920s Martin 3K
* Gibson Uke 3

Lest you think using ukuleles in ads is a recent development: Ansco and Miller.

Ukulele kitsch: The battle for tackiest ukulele Christmas ornament is as heated as ever with wooing Santa taking the prize. The seller of this uke-heavy shirt was obviously unsure of it attracting attention on its own merits.

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  1. Rob NY December 10th, 2010 8:29 pm

    It’s a used shirt, size small. Maybe it’s her shirt.One could only hope.

  2. daniel December 13th, 2010 6:43 pm

    Have you seen the other shirts that guy is selling?

  3. Woodshed December 13th, 2010 8:12 pm

    Rob: I think that’s a very generous assumption.

    daniel: Oh lord, I just looked. This is one of the more tasteful shots!

  4. Vincent December 13th, 2010 9:22 pm

    Well. She does make me want to buy the shirt.

  5. Woodshed December 14th, 2010 7:16 pm

    Vincent: She makes me want to buy something.

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