Millar CD-260W Solid Red Cedar & Bolivian Rosewood Tenor Ukulele w/Slotted Headstock #0321_01

Millar CD-260W Solid Red Cedar & Bolivian Rosewood Tenor Ukulele w/Slotted Headstock #0321_01
SKU: cd260w-032101

Availability: Out of stock

Excl. VAT: £499.17 Incl. VAT: £599.00


The CD-260W tenor ukulele is the latest in a seemingly endless line of breath-taking Millar ukuleles! This particular beauty has a beautifully figured dark red cedar top and some lovely straight grain rosewood back and sides.

Cedar and rosewood are basically the Justice League of wood pairings, they go together like peas and carrots, the cedar has a clear sound with depth, personality and warmth and the back and sides offer projection and crispness. If you are a finger picker, the spruce and cedar top Millars would compete convincingly against more well known brands that are considerably more money.

If you a strummer, its loud enough that you can tickle the strings and still hear the subtle nuances of each note... I mean it, I want one... If you won't buy it will you buy it for me? I promise to be good!

The binding is a sandwich of maple/rosewood accompanied by figured maple and is heavily inspired by early Nunes ukuleles of the late 1800s. The slotted headstock looks great and extremely regal without making the instrument overly top heavy and the tuners Millar use are excellent.

Finally, the fingerboard is rosewood like they made 'em in the good old days and the nut width is 35mm - the neck starts off slim but feels more and more Hawaiian as you move up the neck.

The instrument pictured is the actual instrument you will receive.

Solid red cedar top
Solid Bolivian rosewood back and sides
Rosewood fingerboard and bridge
Worth Brown strings (high G)
35mm nut width
Maple/rosewood 'Nunes' binding and rosette
Maple outer binding
Slotted headstock
Geared tuners

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