10 October 2008
C.F. MARTIN AND COMPANY
AN UKULELE, STYLE 5K, NAZARETH, PA., 2005
Stamped on the neck block C.F. Martin & Co. EST. 1833 5K 1087254 Prototype, length of back 9 7/16 in (240 mm) with case (2)
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The 5K ukulele was first produced by Martin in 1922 and priced then at $50. The last catalogue listing was shown in 1940 until it was reintroduced in January of 2006.
Please note Christie's is selling lots 1-49 as agent for an organization which holds a state of New York Exempt Organization Certificate. Purchases, of lots 1-49, collected in New York will not be subject to sales tax.
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