He bought the banjo-ukulele
direct from the star's wife, Beryl Formby, in 1952 for PS14.
WITH his little banjo-ukulele
in his hand, George Formby tribute performer Paul Casper took 200 pensioners on a lunchtime trip down memory lane in Redcar.
That's what he paid a fellow performer for the banjo-ukulele
that would transform his life.
thought to have been played by George Formby is going under the hammer, it emerged yesterday.
He plays guitar, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, slide and banjo-ukulele
. In 2007, he was named the write-in winner for Best Singer/Songwriter of Worcester Magazine's Turtle Boy Music Awards.
Cardiff-born Tessie O'Shea with her banjo-ukulele
at the BBC in Llandaff in February 1983
MUSIC hall star George Formby's banjo-ukulele
is expected to sell for pounds 800 at auction today.