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Do Souto bandolim, 1988, Antônio Tavares, luthier (SOLD)

Do Souto bandolim, 1988, Antônio Tavares, luthier (SOLD)

Regular price $2,900.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $2,900.00 USD
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Do Souto bandolins of this vintage are highly sought-after, and those that are still in good shape are a rare find indeed. Here's our lucky score. This instrument was both well-loved and much played, so Adam's shop did a complete refret and gave it a new bone bridge. Now better than new, our lucky score could be yours.

Top: bearclaw spruce
Back & sides: flamed maple
Neck: Cedro rosa (cedar)
Fingerboard: imbuia
Nut: bone+zero fret
Saddle: bone
Scale length: 350mm
Nut width: 30mm
Body depth: 65mm
Widest body width: 295mm
Finish: shellac (mostly original)
Tuners: Horvath
Pickup: no
Case: vintage hardcase
Strings: Dinâmico São Paulo (bronze) 009
Notes: New frets and carved bone bridge; Antônio Tavares, luthier.
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