Gibson UB-3 (Banjo Ukulele) 1930s

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Please note this is an autotranslation of the Japanese description. If you have any questions, please ask.
The UB-3 is a mid-tier model of the five banjo ukulele brothers that started production in the 20's. It is a rare item; 8" head, maple rim, maple neck, and I believe the fingerboard is stained maple. Pearl head & fingerboard inlays, Grover friction pegs, The gibson head logo. The case that comes with it is probably original, it was made between 1924 and 1937 and has the same inlay pattern as the MB-3 mandolin banjo and UKE-3 soprano ukulele. I think this one was made from 1932 after the spec change to 15 frets to about five years after the spec change to 15 frets until disconnection. It has an outstandingly quaint tone as well as a rich volume. It's a nostalgic tone that makes you flash back to the good old days without waiting. It is in excellent condition and easy to operate, with no evidence of its age. The head seems to have been changed in recent years. Hardly ever seen in the domestic market. Highly recommended for your collection!!
Top:8-inch Leather
Machine Head:Grover/Nickel
Fingerboard Inlay:Pearl
Pick Guard:none
Pick up:none
Nut width:36mm
Case:Chip Board Case


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Product Specs

Listed8 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
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