Antique Musical Instruments/Musical Instruments
Larkspur wrote at 2008-05-28 01:48:47
This is not a Ukelele. It is a Ukeline.
My neighbor received one from a dying friend and had no idea what it was. It is sort of a cross between an autoharp, dulcimer, and psaltry.
There are 4 sets of 4 strings that each make a chord over a sound hole, and then there are the harmonic strings on either side. The Instrument is a wooden box about 15 or 20 inches long, 7 or so inches wide and 3 or 4 inches deep.
We are trying to help her (my neighobr) learn more about it and the possiblity of replacing the rusted strings.
Txkountry wrote at 2009-05-12 22:39:50
I would like to know as well to what one would be worth. I have one that my grandmother bought when she was teenager, sometime between 1916 and 1922 or so. It has on the sticker paper inside that the price is $35.00 whith the same type information ya'lls have. am anxious to find out, out of curiousity.
Dakota60 wrote at 2013-06-09 23:28:49
I just saw one in an antique store selling for $275.00. It was made by the Manufacturers Advertising Company. It originally sold for $28.75.