Mini (a.k.a - Sopranino, Baby, Piccolo, Sopranissimo or Pocket)

The smallest of the Ukulele Sizes with a scale length of less than 32cm (or 12 inches). Some say this is not a proper scale at all but it has been around since the early 1900's when Jonah Kumalae, (the first mass producer of Ukuleles and the man responsible for really introducing them outside Hawaii), started making his "Minis". Others have also tried to divide this scale even further with different scale names for increasingly small Ukuleles but really this is just a marketing ploy. Only a few companies make this size and they can be tricky to play because they are so small plus they are often tuned higher than a standard Ukulele

Here are some of the Mini Ukuleles I would like in Ukulele Corner
Click on the Ukulele for more information about it

Scott Wise Sopranino at Lardy's Ukulele Database
Craftsman Made
like this Scott Wise

Rubin Piccolo Pocket Ukulele
Mass Market
like this Rubin

1928 Stadlmair Baby Acoustic Sopranino Ukulele
20th century
like this Miami Baby

 Black Bear 9½ inch mini Pineapple at Lardy's Ukulele Database
Pineapple or Other Shape
like this Black Bear