8 October 2010
FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE HANK THOMPSON
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AN ELECTRIC MANDOLIN, FLORENTINE, KALAMAZOO, MI., CIRCA 1954-56
The headstock inlaid Gibson, length of body: 12 9/16 in. (31.9 cm) with original case (2)
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By 1954 The Brazos Valley Boys were performing with two fiddlers, Bob White and Amos Hendrick. It can be assumed that either White or Hendrick may have doubled on mandolin for some selected numbers performed by the Brazos Valley Boys.
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