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    Martin O on Reverb: $329!

    Wow! Only an hour drive from me.......
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    Swagerty Singing Treholipee ukulele (vintage)

    I have owned a few in the past, and they are fun novelty ukes. Very playable but not of Martin or K brand quality sound.
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    Martin Centennial Rollcall

    Here are the Style 1 Centennials along with vintage Style 1 (a centennial itself)
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    WTB Early Martin Style 3 Ukulele

    Just throwing a hook out there. Does anyone have an early Martin or Ditson stamped Style 3 Soprano Ukulele they are willing to part with? I specifically would like to find one pre 1918 (without fret markers). Any condition would be considered. Please send a PM with any information or interest.
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    WTT Martin Style 3 Uke for Older Model Martin Style 3

    Looking to shake things up today. I have interest in trading my 1918/1920 Martin Style 3 ukulele for older version Style 3 uke. Mine is not perfect, but is in great shape and is a great player. I would also consider other very old Martin made ukes. Please write with any questions.
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    FT/FS 1919 Ditson Style 1 dreadnought

    1919 Ditson Style 1 dreadnought ukulele for trade/for sale. This is a very loud and responsive ukulele. Great Player. This uke is in good condition with 1 repair on the soundboard, and a few other minor scratches and dings. Please review the photos and write with any questions. Will consider...
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    NUD - David Newton Dreadnought ukulele

    David put his brand on the back of the headstock, in the soudhole, and on the neck block along with a date. I could not be more proud. This ukulele is light as a feather, and extremely responsive. It has lot's of volume even when strummed very lightly. Thanks David for building this...
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    NUD - David Newton Dreadnought ukulele

    Here is a picture with my other vintage dreadnought ukes, and another photo with the style 3's together
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    NUD - David Newton Dreadnought ukulele

    I requested wood friction tuning pegs on this uke, and I just noticed today that David marked them on the buttons after he must have seated them. Great detailed work!
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    NUD - David Newton Dreadnought ukulele

    David applied a beautiful french polish finish to wonderful mahogany
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    NUD - David Newton Dreadnought ukulele

    Following are some more close up details of the appointments (Yes the ladybug likes them too)
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    NUD - David Newton Dreadnought ukulele

    I just had to share a few photo's from a very special ukulele I received this week. It has been 5 months in the making, and David has done an outstanding job. This is a brand new "vintage" mahogany Style 3 soprano dreadnought ukulele :)
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    Vintage Roll Call

    These are the hangers I am currently using with my ukes.
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    Vintage Martin headstock stamp with gold leaf?

    Here now are some photo's specifically of the Martin stamp
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    Vintage Martin headstock stamp with gold leaf?

    I have run across something that I would appreciate hearing some other opinions/feedback. A few months back I purchased an older vintage Martin Style 1 ukulele. Within the last few weeks I gave it a fresh set of strings and today I was playing when I noticed that on the back of the headstock...