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(B3) JB Bandolim - Serie Especial - 2009

(B3) JB Bandolim - Serie Especial - 2009

Regular price $1,850.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $1,850.00 USD
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A vintage João Batista "Serie Especial" in excellent condition, this one with a bearclaw sitka spruce top and a pick-up already installed. Now back home in João Pessoa, JB made his name -- among the most widely recognized in all of Brazil -- making guitars, cavaquinhos and bandolins for sambistas and chorôes in São Paulo in the 90´s and early 2000's. We always have our eyes out for well-cared-for instruments of his from that era . Here's one!

Top: Bearclaw Sitka Spruce
Back & sides: Maple
Neck: Cedro Rosa (Cedar)
Fingerboard: ebony
Nut: bone
Bridge: bone
Scale length: 348mm
Nut width: 30mm
Body depth: 60mm
Widest body width: 308mm
Finish: polyurethane (original)
Tuners: Schaller
Pickup: yes
Case: AMS hardcase
Strings: Dinâmico São Paulo bandolim (bronze) 010
Recent Work: setup and new frets
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