View Full Version : Kamaka Query.

10-25-2010, 09:41 AM
Ive been feeling the desire to extend my ukulele family lately, and have just come across this second hand Kamaka. It looks to me like a concert bell shape or Ohta-san. The length given for it is 23 1/4" as opposed to the size given on the Kamaka website of 24-3/4". Im guessing this is because it is an older model, also lacking the rope purfling and rossette of the current Concert Bell Deluxe. Reading on the Kamaka website it states that it was primarily designed for picking. I was just wondering if anyone could maybe shed some light on the possible age of this uke and also how they play and sound as opossed to the standard shape Kamakas? The seller does not seem to be the original owner and does not give the age of the instrument. It is described to be in good condition with some marks and scratches. Any info greatly appreciated.:)

mm stan
10-25-2010, 10:44 AM
Aloha Tio_Trotsky,
It's a white label...older model ...circa...1975-1982.....Hope it helps...Good Luck!!!!

10-25-2010, 10:55 AM
hmmmm competition ;)

10-25-2010, 11:48 AM
Thanks mm stan, and good luck casarole45;). Hope this doesnt alert too many others.