Bar frets and metal friction tuning pegs were "supposed" to have been phased out in the s, but Mike once owned this 1-K uke, then me, and it has now moved on Ebony nut and nickel plated pegs Post Feb 19, 10 T Eventually, a moderator will move this to the Four String Funhouse. Looks like it's in good condition too? By the second half of the decade, the internet was helping unite ukulele players and groups across the country and around the world.
And educating myself on identifying the different styles and how to determine the time frame during which it was made.
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Style 5 mahogony body same trim as 5K introduced. The top of the head stock is straight with grover tuners on the backside with the Martin name embossed on the back. Though discontined inthe Style 5 has been reintroduced recently. The friend that gave it to me said he thought it was 50's or 60's but, my reasearch also said it was pretty wide open until or so. If you wish to consult, please feel free to drop me a line at TheUkuleleDude gmail.