|Comments||It’s Twins – a pair of National Rope Bound Koa Resonator Ukuleles swaddled in form-fit hardshell cases!
Ukuleles have been enjoying a resurgence in popularity, and top-level builders have been stepping up to provide top-level instruments.
National ResoPhonic’s response to the Ukulele is typical of other National products – quality materials, solid construction, excellent workmanship, stunning looks, and great sound.
These two instruments are from National Reso-Phonic’s custom shop – the rope binding is a special order!
|Serial Number||Varies as new; these are 18713 and 18720, built during 2013 at the National plant in San Luis Opisbo, California, USA.|
|Pricing||$3,549.00 Canadian dollars (each!) with hardshell case, or $2795 US dollars, based on 1.27 exchange rate.
NOTE: Exchange rates change daily!
|Neck||Koa neck with rope-bound rosewood fingerboard, mother of pearl dot position markers. Faux Tortoise headplate with engraved National logo. Concert scale of 15″.|
|Frets||Narrow fretwire – .053 wide and .031 high.|
|Body||Figured Koa concert sized body with rope binding front and back. Hand-spun National 5.857 inch resonator with nickel plated cover, maple biscuit and saddle.|
|Finish||Satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish.|
|Hardware/electronics||Nickel plated Grover B4 tuning pegs with black buttons. Bone nut.|
|Playability/Action||The factory setup is really good, slick action and no rattling.|
|Case||Formfit hardshell case included.|
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