|Mid-East 21" 4 Nylon String White Face Turkish Toy Cumbus Toy Ukulele Black Head. The Cumbus Toy Ukulele is toy quality based on our standards. This Cumbus Toy Ukulele has nylon strings, a white head and a black head stock. The Cumbus Toy Ukulele is 21 inches in overall length. It has 19 fixed metal frets. The Cumbus Toy Ukulele neck has a nut to bridge length of 12.5 inches. The body has a 9 inch diameter and is 4 inches deep. It comes with a soft gig bag.
The Cumbus is a relatively young instrument. It was developed in Istanbul in the early 1900's. The inventor, Zeynel became known as Zeynel Abidin Bey. The famous Ataturk Mustafa Kemal, Turkey's first president, dubbed it Cumbus, pronounced joom-bush. Cumbus is Turkish for revelry, just the mood this instrument inspires. Our Cumbus are imported from the Family shop of Zeynel Abidin on Ataturk Bulvar in Istanbul. Try tuning to GCEA.