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    FINAL PRICE DROP before Reverb -- Favilla Baritone - EXCELLENT condition

    Bump. Really don't want to list this one on Reverb -- it's a beauty, with upgraded Gotoh UPTs -- can't believe I'm having trouble selling one of the most desired vintage baritones you can find!
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    Be wary of potential scammers

    I'm sorry this happened to you, it really sucks. Thanks for posting a warning...
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    FINAL PRICE DROP before Reverb -- Favilla Baritone - EXCELLENT condition

    Last drop before I list on Reverb -- $500, shipped to CONUS only.
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    FINAL PRICE DROP before Reverb -- Favilla Baritone - EXCELLENT condition

    Yes, let me know about the Gretsch, thanks, and nice work on those cracks on the Kamaka!
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    NUD- 1956 Gibson uke-1

    Looks great with the new tuners!
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    FINAL PRICE DROP before Reverb -- Favilla Baritone - EXCELLENT condition

    I know Jake Wildwood is fond of those old Gretsch sopranos as well…
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    FINAL PRICE DROP before Reverb -- Favilla Baritone - EXCELLENT condition

    A vintage ukulele price guide sounds like a great idea! And thanks for the helpful information on Favilla baritones... I have had a Favilla Soprano, and I liked it quite a bit -- beautifully made instruments, for sure... will have to keep my eye out for a nice Gretsch soprano...
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    FINAL PRICE DROP before Reverb -- Favilla Baritone - EXCELLENT condition

    It's 19" from nut to saddle, I just measured it.
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    FINAL PRICE DROP before Reverb -- Favilla Baritone - EXCELLENT condition

    I'm not 100% sure he did, either, but it has something to do with re-entrant tuning on a longer scale ukulele -- might have been that he played a tenor with re-entrant tuning. There's a video out there with James Hill explaining the tuning and calling it Lyle Ritz tuning...
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    FINAL PRICE DROP before Reverb -- Favilla Baritone - EXCELLENT condition

    Dropped to $525, shipped, to CONUS. Will list on Reverb if no sale here soon, so if you're interested...
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    FINAL PRICE DROP before Reverb -- Favilla Baritone - EXCELLENT condition

    I just can't get along with baritone ukuleles, not for a lack of trying... this one came closest to winning me over, but I started out with sopranos, never played guitar, and the tone is just too boomy for me... These are revered instruments among baritone players, and this one is in really...
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    TUS/HMS Communication Issue Resolved by Andrew

    Sadly, a fair amount of toxic replies here... forget about who's right, who's wrong, who you think is right, who you think is wrong... don't we all have enough stress in our day-to-day lives that we should be able to escape all of that here? I picked up a ukulele for the first time in the...
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    Review- aNueNue Blue Arona Concert Ukulele (UC-10)

    Just purchased one based on both of your reviews, and recommendations -- thanks very much, Vic and Barry!
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    ***SOLD*** - RARE Vega Arthur Godfrey DeLuxe Baritone ("Solo-Lute")

    Price dropped to $450(!) shipped to CONUS only.