Martin 1T IZ Tenor Ukulele & Case, With Pickup, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Commemorative Model

$1,859
sku: 1TIZE
Beloved Hawaiian musician Israel zKamakawiwo'ole beautiful voice and elegant ukulele accompaniment helped spark a renaissance in traditional Hawaiian music. Tragically, he died in 1997 at just 38. This tenor ukulele honors his memory with a special peghead design and other fine appointments. The inside label is individually signed by Marlene Kamakawiwo'ole, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole widow, and numbered in sequence without total.   More Details...
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  • Model: 1T IZE Tenor Uke
  • Construction: Mahogany Blocks/ Applied Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Body Size: Tenor Ukulele
  • Top: Solid Quilted Mahogany
  • Rosette: Single Ring - Multiple Black/White Fiber
  • Top Bracing Pattern: Tenor Ukelele
  • Top Braces: Non Scalloped
  • Back Material: Solid Quilted Mahogany
  • Back Purfling: none
  • Side Material: Solid Quilted Mahogany
  • Endpiece: Black Fiber
  • Endpiece Inlay: none
  • Binding: Tortoise - Brown
  • Top Inlay Style: Black/White Fiber
  • Side Inlay: none
  • Back Inlay: none
  • Neck Material: Select Hardwood
  • Neck Shape: Tenor Uke
  • Nut Material: Black Tusq
  • Headstock: Solid/Traditional Martin Ukulele Design
  • Headplate: Solid East Indian Rosewood/Hibiscus Flower - IZ (Koa) Inlay
  • Heelcap: none
  • Fingerboard Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
  • Scale Length: 17'' Uke Pattern
  • Number Of Frets Clear: 14
  • Number Of Frets Total: 20
  • Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1-11/32''
  • Fingerboard Width At 12th Fret: 1-23/32''
  • Fingerboard Position Inlays: One @5th,7th,10th,Two @ 12th,One @ 15th, M.O.P.
  • Fingerboard Binding: none
  • Finish Back & Sides: Satin
  • Finish Top: Satin
  • Finish Neck: Satin
  • Bridge Material: Solid East Indian Rosewood
  • Bridge Style: Tenor Uke Style
  • Bridge String Spacing: 1-5/8''
  • Saddle: Compensated Black Tusq
  • Tuning Machines: Pegheds, 7543A
  • Recommended Strings: Martin Ukulele (M620)
  • Bridge & End Pins: none
  • Pickguard: none
  • Case: Nex Gen ZG Case
  • Interior Label: 2 Paper Labels - 1 signed by widow of Israel & numbered in sequence w/o total - 1 w/photo of IZ
  • Electronics: Fishman PRO-AGO-UKE Transducer
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