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Vintage ukulele collectible as Investments

Vintage ukulele collectible as Investments

Business, Music
Vintage ukulele collecting can be a fun way of investing money. Like car enthusiast who collect Corvettes or people who deal in antique toys, furniture or sports memorabilia, there is a worldwide market and appeal for vintage ukulele. Just like any antique, ukulele have a history and tell stories. They also have a proven track record for generating money .Here is some advice for someone starting out. What Makes a Vintage Ukulele Collectable Condition- Whether its baseball cards or Barbie Dolls or any kind of collectable antique, condition is very important. Vintage ukulele in excellent condition is always worth more than ukulele in average shape. Other criteria for the ukulele to be worth money are Originality- Any modifications, replaced parts or repairs, no matter how sma...
Scenic Ride in Vintage Passenger Train Near Austin – Texas Hill Country Steam Train

Scenic Ride in Vintage Passenger Train Near Austin – Texas Hill Country Steam Train

Travel
In 1882, a railroad line through Central Texas connected Austin to Burnet. Generations of passengers enjoyed this line until the 1930's. In it's heyday, the train brought all the pink granite used to construct the Texas State Capitol Building. Since the steam train returned to the Texas Hill Country, more than 200,000 passengers have made the train a stop in their Texas travels. Today, the ASTA offers passengers several excursions to choose from, each with it's own enchantment. Suite101 recommends the original and most popular train ride, the Hill Country Flyer. Hill Country Flyer Train Excursion (Cedar Park to Burnet) From the moment passengers arrive at the Cedar Park, Texas, rail station where the trains depart, nostalgia kicks in. The vintage passenger train cars sit lined...