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1923/1925 Gibson F-5 "Unsigned Loar" Formerly Owned by Butch Baldassari

$85,000.00
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Description

Brand: Gibson
Model: F-5 Master Model
Year of Manufacture: 1923/1925
Body Shape: F
Top: Adirondack Spruce
Back & Sides:  Figured Maple
Finish: Varnish
Neck:
Fingerboard Material: Ebony w/ pearl dots
Scale Length: 13.9"
Nut Width: 1.065"
Bridge: Ebony
Bracing: Tone bars
Tuners: Open gear Waverly w/ pearl buttons
Case: Modern HC w/ cover
Tech Notes: Owned and extensively used by Jerome "Butch" Baldassari (1952-2009) as his primary instrument. Replaced fretboard by Will Kimble. Replaced hardware. Area of touch-up on top. 1925 Serial number / 1923 FON number. An incredible sounding and playing instrument. 

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1923/1925 Gibson F-5 "Unsigned Loar" Formerly Owned by Butch Baldassari

$85,000.00

Brand: Gibson
Model: F-5 Master Model
Year of Manufacture: 1923/1925
Body Shape: F
Top: Adirondack Spruce
Back & Sides:  Figured Maple
Finish: Varnish
Neck:
Fingerboard Material: Ebony w/ pearl dots
Scale Length: 13.9"
Nut Width: 1.065"
Bridge: Ebony
Bracing: Tone bars
Tuners: Open gear Waverly w/ pearl buttons
Case: Modern HC w/ cover
Tech Notes: Owned and extensively used by Jerome "Butch" Baldassari (1952-2009) as his primary instrument. Replaced fretboard by Will Kimble. Replaced hardware. Area of touch-up on top. 1925 Serial number / 1923 FON number. An incredible sounding and playing instrument. 

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