The instrument below is offered for sale by a
private individual, and is the responsibility of its owner.
can display ukes and related items here for an administration fee
of only £5 (or US $10) per item - CLICK HERE TO LEARN HOW
model 'E' ukulele-banjo from the
estate of George Formby
first ever George Formby model 'E' banjo-uke,
presented to George himself by the manufacturers
John E Dallas & Sons before production
commenced, probably in 1936. Serial number E/1001
can be seen on the back of the peghead.
kept the instrument until his death in 1961;
after which it was purchased by his brother Frank
at the famous 'Beryldene Auction'.
later the uke was sold to entertainer Les Henry,
who retained it until 1998 when it was purchased
by Formby impersonator Alan Randall.
twelve years after Alan's passing, the Randall
family offer for sale this unique piece of
video for a demonstration and commentary by Andy
Eastwood; contact details below.