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Bruno Balbino 5-string cavaquinho, 2021 (SOLD)

Bruno Balbino 5-string cavaquinho, 2021 (SOLD)

Regular price $1,350.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $1,350.00 USD
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5-string cavaquinhos are particularly popular with cavaquinistas who would like to play melodies as well as rhythm. An additional (lower) string widens the range of the instrument just enough to make otherwise inaccessible repertoire, accessible. Bruno Balbino is a skilled luthier based in Brasilia, and this is an excellent example of his work in near mint condition.

Top: European Spruce
Back & sides: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck: Cedro Rosa (Cedar)
Fingerboard: Brazilian Rosewood
Nut: bone+zero fret
Saddle: bone
Scale length: 340mm
Nut width: 39mm
Body depth: 90mm
Widest body width: 232mm
Finish: satin PU
Tuners: Vitor Scatena VS
Pickup: no
Case: hardcase
Strings: Dinâmico São Paulo cavaco 5
Recent work: new bone saddle


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