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2016 Baleno Orchestra Model, AAA-Grade Carpathian Spruce, Indian Rosewood, Repaired Crack - NOS - SOLD


(NEW OLD STOCK, REPAIRS) Our friend and local luthiery hero Chuck Baleno surprised us last week with a couple of his new old stock instruments, guitars that he has kept close to his shop to be able to show customers when they want to experience his work.  This guitar suffered a fall while in our shop, and there was a resulting crack in the top (since repaired and stable) and some finish checking from the shock.  Because of these, we're offering the instrument at a SERIOUS discount!

This OM has a creamy, tight-grained Carpathian spruce top, and Indian rosewood back/sides.  It is long 25.34" scale, with a 1 3/4" compensated nut and 2 1/4" string spacing at the saddle.  The neck is a comfortable modified V.  Standard upgrades from Mr. Baleno include the enhanced intonation (thanks to the aforementioned compensated nut) stainless steel frets, curly maple bindings and nickel Waverly tuners with ebony buttons.  The bridge, fingerboard and pins are all ebony.  Includes original hard case.  

The sound is warm and rich, but with a good amount of sparkle.  You've heard us rave about Baleno guitars for years, and you have to admit that the price has you tempted!  

Serial #53 (2016)
AMW Price: $1,795

For more information, email or call (412) 422-0710

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