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revellfa

United States
1779 posts
since 9/25/06

03/20/2017 19:18:52 View revellfa's MP3 Archive View revellfa's Classified Ads View revellfa's Photo Albums View revellfa's Blog Reply with Quote

A 1930 Gibson Kalamazoo MB (Mandolin Bass) at Bedford Banjo Shop.  



   

mutantmoosePlayers Union Member

United States
332 posts since 7/30/12

03/20/2017 19:49:38 View mutantmoose's Photo Albums View mutantmoose's Blog Reply with Quote

Holy. Cow. What a find! 

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musicook

United States
8 posts since 2/26/17

03/20/2017 21:55:03 Reply with Quote

Wow.  How much are they asking?  Or did you buy it?  I saw a Gibson Mandobass on shopgoodwill.com at a store in Michigan last year.  I bought and returned a Kalamazoo mandocello many years ago, and owned a Kalamazoo Mandola for a couple years, but never saw a Kalamazoo mandobass.

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jun3machina

United States
581 posts since 3/21/13

03/21/2017 08:03:57 View jun3machina's Photo Albums Reply with Quote

Nice!!

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rmcdow

United States
469 posts since 11/8/14

03/21/2017 11:13:34 View rmcdow's Classified Ads View rmcdow's Photo Albums Reply with Quote

It's on consignment, he's thinking of asking about $4500, will go up later today with the final price.  http://www.bedfordbanjoshop.com/  It's in great condition, one tuner needs replacing if anyone has one, open gear.

That mandobass at Goodwill last year was a good deal after the flurry of auction bids.


Edited by - rmcdow on 03/21/2017 11:14:37

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rmcdow

United States
469 posts since 11/8/14

03/21/2017 17:09:11 View rmcdow's Classified Ads View rmcdow's Photo Albums Reply with Quote


https://www.bedfordbanjoshop.com/new-arrivals.html

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revellfa

United States
1779 posts since 9/25/06

03/21/2017 19:32:57View revellfa's MP3 Archive View revellfa's Classified Ads View revellfa's Photo Albums View revellfa's Blog Reply with Quote

There is no better guy in the banjo world to do business with than Mike. He's a real prince. Very knowlegable and very fair.

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Jbo1

United States
410 posts since 5/19/07

03/22/2017 08:47:13View Jbo1's MP3 Archive View Jbo1's Photo Albums View Jbo1's Blog Reply with Quote

And how did it sound?

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