Tiny L. Nunes Ukulele
© Frank Ford, 2002; Photos by FF
Made in Los Angeles by Leonardo Nunes, this little ukulele is, in fact, "teeny." Some uke experts claim it was known as "sopranino" while others insist that the size had no "formal" designation. Either way, I had to show off some photos of this cute little number, which is dwarfed by a standard small soprano.
Please click the small image
Son of Manuel Nunes, one of the "original" ukulele developers, Leonard moved to the Mainland, presumable to enlarge his market.
Jonathan Winters said (as Elmer Suggins, describing the spaceman who had to reach up to milk a cow), "I'd call that TEENY, wouldn't you?"
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