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Weymann Information Please
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Started this discussion. Last reply by frieda farthing Jul 21, 2010.

 

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weymann ukulele

I have my grandmothers ukulele. It is a Weymann. The wood is extemely thin without much interior support. There is a yellow band around the outer edge. The model number is not on the flat surface of the head where the tuners are, but rather on the "thickness" edge. The numbers are 41515 on the left and 116 on the right. I could not get a picture to load. I'll try to add it to my profile. Anyway, I would like to know where to find info on this. What type of wood, how old, who made it etc. I'd… Continue

Posted on June 15, 2009 at 10:43am

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At 12:12pm on August 4, 2009, John Cadd said…
I was looking through all the names to see if Bob was not American but an Aussie.Your name popped out as I was thinking--All blokes here.
But unfortunately I know nothing about Ukeleles.Just hope you haven`t been feeling lonely with no comments.
So --Nice surname.I`m old enough to remember spending farthings.And Florins.The image of your Gran playing is a happy thought.A lot of my family came from a little village near Oxford and ended up in California (via Australia) about 1850 where they started farming.
In fact my grandfather`s cousin was the third wife of Wyatt Earp`s father.
Lots of the family are classed as Pioneers with photos.A complete mystery to me until 6 months ago.
Have you seen the site showing plucked instruments round the world ?It is a real phenomenon to have so much information.
At 1:42pm on August 4, 2009, John Cadd said…
Atlas of plucked instruments. I`m still looking for Bob Webster`s name in the list.I happened to see a reference to the plucked instrument site.
The Bandola players are sensational.

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