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06-14-2014, 07:13 AM
Vintage B&J all-solid mahogany soprano for sale, $175 plus shipping or best offer.

Rope binding rosette and around the soundboard. 12 frets to the body. Friction tuners that hold well. Very light, with low action.

Width of fingerboard:
1 and 5/16" at the nut
1 and 7/16" at first fret
1 and 11/16" at fifth fret
1 and 13.5/16" at tenth fret

The yellowed soundhole label says, "The Mele" Hawaiian Ukulele B&J New York.

Very easy to play. There is a little buzz when strummed aggressively. Great sweet, plinky sound. Perfect for someone interested in vintage sopranos.


06-14-2014, 07:17 AM
Some additional photos, including one where the B&J is side-by-side with a Kala KA-S soprano for size comparison

06-14-2014, 07:20 AM
Another one with the Kala next to it. 67881

Will send sound-samples on request. Can't figure out how to attach a video clip!

06-16-2014, 10:38 AM
Price reduced to $175 plus shipping o/b/o.