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Uke Mama
01-09-2012, 09:29 AM
This uke has been sold. Thanks!
One of a kind 1886 Sam'l Davis Cigar Box Ukulele for sale. This is a Sam Kamaka replica uke in very good condition. Custom made for me by Jay at Tiny guitars. Tenor scale, 1886 Sam'l Davis redwood cigar box, mahogany and cherry neck w/ bubinga fretboard. Internal Piezo pickup for easy amplification. Is set up w/ low g string. Awesome sound! Easy to play, great for picking. Measures 27" L. Body is 6" x 8.5" x 2.25". Hear/see Jay playing this cigar box uke on this youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikiOvYTybFM (Click and scroll down on this site to see the original by Sam Kamaka: http://www.catfish1952.com/Cigar_Box_Ukes.html (Must sell...too many ukes, too little time!) A bargain at 275.00 shipped and insured to lower 48. Contact me at vreno@comcast.net.

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WhenDogsSing
01-09-2012, 11:42 AM
That is one sweet CBU...!!!

WhenDogsSing
01-09-2012, 12:40 PM
EMail sent.

ukeykondo
01-10-2012, 10:17 AM
I have the first one that Jay created--he made it to my specs and I think the subsequent ones followed that same model. So I can tell you that these ukes sound exceptionally good--really an amazing tone and volume out of that tiny box.

Uke Mama
01-11-2012, 09:12 AM
This CBU uke was sold this morning. Thanks, Ukeykondo for the good words. You got #one and I got #two. Jay is a fine builder.
Uke Mama