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Zozef bouzouki from Northern France

A late 1960s- beginning of 1970s Terzivassian workshop musical instrument !Livry-Gargan  is a commune in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 15.6 km (9.7 mi) from the center of Paris.Some time ago, an elderly man from  Livry-Gargan was selling a unique-looking  four course vintage bouzouki. I was almost sure that I had seen the pickguard design on another bouzouki before, but as much as I tried, I could not remember when and where The contact person for the sale was the owner's grand-daughter who  was barely speaking English and zero Greek. The owner of the bouzouki had given strict orders to his grand-daughter, and had refused in the past to sell the bouzouki outside Paris (as he was accepting only a local pick up transaction).

Couple of months later the grand-daughter communicated with me expressing the desire to personally pack and ship the musical instrument and send it for restoration to my luthier in Athens Greece.
By curiosity before I agreed, I asked for…

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