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Butch Baldassari Signature Model

Mandolin (BB'25)

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The BB'25 is a new model being built by luthier Will Kimble from Cincinnati,
Ohio. After studying Butch's vintage 1925 Gibson F5, Will set out to recreate the overall sound, look and feel of this wonderful mandolin which was Butch's main recording and performing instrument since 1984.

Said Butch:

"When the first one arrived, I took it out of the case and it practically wanted to play itself. It seemed as if there was music stored up in this one, just waiting to come out! I can't recall ever having a musical experience like that with another instrument. Honestly, I've NEVER played a better new mandolin!"

Only a few BB'25's will be built, if interested please contact Will Kimble

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