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(C3) Pedro Santos Cavaquinho, Maple, 2021

(C3) Pedro Santos Cavaquinho, Maple, 2021

Regular price $1,350.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $1,350.00 USD
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Pedro Santos is a contemporary Brazilian luthier based in Bahia, probably best known as a for his bandolins, especially those of the 10-string variety. Artists who regularly play Pedro Santos bandolins include Hamilton de Holanda, Ronaldo do Bandolim, Reco do Bandolim,  Armandinho, Jorge Cardoso, Dudu Maia and Ian Coury. The waiting list for his instruments can, and does, stretch into the years. Here's a maple-bodied cavaquinho of his, only the second we've obtained over the years.

Top: European Spruce
Back & sides: Maple
Neck: Cedro Rosa (Cedar)
Fingerboard: Ebony
Nut: Bone + zero fret
Saddle: Bone
Scale length: 340mm
Nut width:  29mm
Body depth: 75mm 
Widest body width:  230mm
Finish: PU
Tuners: Import
Pickup: yes
Case: AMS hardcase

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