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JB Bandolim (Modelo ESP.) 1996

JB Bandolim (Modelo ESP.) 1996

Regular price $1,900.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $1,900.00 USD
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Vintage João Batista bandolim in excellent condition, this one in flamed maple. All it needed in Adam's shop in São Paulo was a setup and a set of strings. At the time of this writing (March 3rd, 2023) it's still there , so it would ship from Brazil for the time being. We ship from there all the time and our experience is that it's relatively fast -- less than 3 weeks -- reliable and not significantly more expensive than shipping across the US. (If you go that route, however, please disregard the shipping cost shown here. We'll get that for you from Brazil's Corrieos.) Or, wait until we've shipped it to the US and we'll send it to you. Fair warning: somebody might snap it up first!

Top: Spruce
Back & sides: Flamed Maple
Neck: Cedro Rosa (Cedar)
Fingerboard: ebony
Nut: bone+zero fret
Bridge: bone
Scale length: 346mm
Nut width: 30mm
Body depth: 66mm
Widest body width: 306mm
Finish: polyurethane (original)
Tuners: Schaller
Pickup: no
Case: original hardcase
Strings: Dinâmico São Paulo bandolim (bronze) 010
Recent Work: setup
Notes: filled hole where pickup was once installed. See photo.
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