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This antique 2.0 “C” shakuhachi is very well balanced and responds well with a full sound. Absolutely no alteration have been made to this antique which has old style tuning (towari). This shakuhachi has a rare original brass inlay at the blowing edge (utaguchi). This is a jinashi shakuhachi made for the playing of traditional honkyoku shakuhachi music. Full urushi lacquer work has been done in the bore by the original maker in the traditional manner. Small surface cracks have been present for a long time and have not moved.
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