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October 31, 2010 | Blackface Two-point from Brian Lock

We reviewed the handiwork of southwest U.S. builder, Brian Lock not long ago. His intriguing blonde two-point was a big hit around the JazzMando Lab last spring, and he's recently taunted us with pictures of an equally snappy blackface fresh off the bench. Gorgeous vintage celluloid binding, outlining a wooden oval-holed wonder.

He weighs in, "I have been enjoying playing this one lately. Macassar Ebony details, abalone rosette." We'd love to get our hands on this one, too!

Simply delicious!

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Posted by Ted at October 31, 2010 6:27 AM

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