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geffr999
05-22-2012, 12:39 PM
Found this uke and wondering if it's real or fake. The seller says he has had it for 35 years. Does this look legit or?

OldePhart
05-22-2012, 12:43 PM
If somebody was going to counterfeit Kamakas I wouldn't think they'd choose the ones made under license in Japan. They were decent ukes from what I've heard, but not as valuable as a "real" Kamaka...

John

mm stan
05-22-2012, 09:56 PM
It is a Kamaka Keiki made in the 60's....Kamaka sub contracted them to be made in Japan at that time...Keiki means children in hawaiian...hence it is sopranino size...