Weymann & Son

Weymann Keystone state Soprano Ukulele
Mahogany Soprano
Weymann 225 Banjolele Banjo Ukulele
Style 225 Banjolele
Weymann & Son was a high-quality builder of fretted Instruments in Philadelphia USA, founded in 1864 and in business until the 1930s. As well as making Instruments they also rebadged ones others had made. Weymann's "Musical Merchandise" catalogue No. 50, issued in about 1931, describes the company as "Manufacturers, Importers and Jobbers of Everything Musical." It has 112 pages and does contain a lot of different instruments. They were also making Ukuleles from fairly early in the history, I have seen a 1914 advert for their Ukuleles

Brand names they used include Weymann, W&S (Weymann & Son), Keystone State and Varsity

Because of their Philadelphia location, it is known they re-badged other instruments and their Ukuleles look a bit like Martin's, most owners claim theirs was actually made by Martin. This is not the case! according to Martin historians, Martin never made any instruments for Weymann.

Also their Varsity brand had nothing to do with the Hawkes Varsity brand Ukuleles on sale in the UK at around the same time

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