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Gold Tone BZ-500 Irish Bouzouki, Solid Spruce, Mahogany - BLEMISH - NEW

(NEW, FACTORY BLEMISH) We offer a nice variety of mandolin family instruments here at AMW, and today we have a *sweet deal* on a BZ-500 Irish Bouzouki from our friends at Gold Tone.  Due to a bit of scuffing on the fretboard binding (treble side, above the body joint, will not impede playing) we are able to sell this instrument NEW at a "factory blemish" discount.  

The BZ-500 is a fine instrument in its own right, with all solid wood construction, nice projection and fine tone.  From the Gold Tone website: 

"The Irish bouzouki (or cittern) Is a versatile instrument that can be tuned many ways (GDAD, GDAE, ADAD, and CFAD). It likely first appeared in 1969 when Irish musician Dónal Lunny was given a Greek bouzouki by a friend. Being left-handed, Lunny reversed the strings and mounted them in unison, changing the character of the instrument. This modified bouzouki became fully integrated into Irish folk music when Lunny popularized it in his band, Planxty, in 1972. Our BZ-500 is set up with octave strings for the third and fourth courses and unison strings for the first and second courses. It produces dramatic traditional Irish tone and is easy to play thanks to the precision setup by Gold Tone's skilled luthiers. Includes hard shell case."

If you've been pondering blazing on the bouzouki, give us a call!

AMW Price: $749 (Online checkout, ON SALE!) 

For more information, email info@acousticmusicworks.com or call (412) 422-0710

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$749.00 $899.00