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Established 1970

May 2017 Sale Mandolins and Ukuleles

Throughout the month of May, those who visit our shop or the sale pages of our website can take advantage of our discounted prices! If any of these instruments are of interest to you, get in touch by email at or give us a call at 615.256.2033.

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New Taylor Acoustic Guitars
Vintage and Used Acoustic Guitars
Electric Guitars and Amplifiers
Resonator Guitars and Banjos
As-Is Instruments

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MF7723, 1915 Gibson F-4
SALE PRICE - $5,000
VG++, refretted, repaired minor top crack and minor peghead scroll crack, OHC ... $6,000.00
MF7735, 2003 Crafters of Tennessee Prodigal 5
SALE PRICE - $3,000
NM, limited edition based on original 1923 one-of-a-kind Loar-signed Gibson A-5 formerly owned by Tut Taylor, label signed by Tut Taylor and Mark Taylor, OHC ... $3,850.00
MF7805, 1926 Martin Style E
SALE PRICE - $4,250
EXC, Martin's most deluxe model at the time it was made, ivory bridge, Style 45 pearl borders around body, snowflake fingerboard inlay, abalone peghead inlay, HC ... $5,000.00
MF8087, 1939 Gibson A-1
SALE PRICE - $1,000
VG+++, 11" body width, 14 1/2" scale, pickguard removed, 3 top cracks repaired by Gruhn Guitars, OSC ... $1,250.00
MF8116, 1913 Gibson F-4
SALE PRICE - $5,350
VG+++, refretted by Gruhn Guitars, double-flowerpot headstock inlay, original inlaid tuner buttons, OHC ... $5,800.00
MF8298, recent Dixie Expedient
SALE PRICE - $3,450
prototype mandolin with unique experimental design, excellent jazz sound, lightweight case ... $4,000.00
MF8326, 2008 Capek F-5
SALE PRICE - $6,950
EXF, varnish finish, a superb hand made instrument by a noted luthier, exceptionally fine tone and power, Superior HC ... $7,250.00
MF8372, 2005 Capek (Czech Republic) Artist Model Mandola
SALE PRICE - $4,650
NM, an exceptionally fine hand crafted instrument, OHC ... $4,750.00
MF8432, c. 1940 Vega D100 electric mandolin
SALE PRICE - $1,100
EXC, OHC ... $1,350.00
MF8490, 1961 Gibson F-12
SALE PRICE - $3,500
EXF, repro tuner buttons, neck reset and refret by Gruhn Guitars, OHC ... $3,750.00
MF8525, 1930 Gibson A-4
SALE PRICE - $3,500
EXC, exceptionally fine powerful sound, no pickguard, OHC ... $3,850.00
MF8564, 1923 Gibson A-4
SALE PRICE - $6,000
EXF, snakehead peghead, an exceptionally fine sounding Loar period instrument, OHC ... $6,500.00
MF8574, 2007 Altman M-F-5
SALE PRICE - $7,000
VG+++, excellent sound, a fine handcrafted instrument by a noted luthier, Bobelock HC ... $7,500.00
MF8599, 1918 Martin Ditson B mandolin
SALE PRICE - $1,650
VG+++, Adirondack spruce top with herringbone soundhole rosette, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, a fine sounding historically interesting instrument, no case ... $1,850.00
MF8598, new Kentucky KM-900 Master A-model
Master Model A-style mandolin with solid Adirondack spruce top, solid figured Michigan maple back and sides, bound ebony fretboard, bound headstock, sunburst finish, Travelite padded HC ... $1,150.00
MF8713, new Kentucky KM-505
Artist A-model, solid Sitka spruce top, solid flame maple back and sides, gloss amberburst lacquer finish, gold-plated hardware, Gruhn Guitars heavy duty padded gig bag ... $600.00
MF8440, 1914 Gibson F-4
SALE PRICE - $5,500
EXC, set up with 1921 patent date adjustable bridge, original tuners with inlaid buttons, a fine sounding instrument, HC ... $6,500.00
MF8061, 2004 A. Lawrence Smart Octave Mandolin
SALE PRICE - $8,000
VG+++, scroll body, f-holes, black top finish, beautifully figured curly maple neck, back and sides, a superb-sounding hand-crafted instrument, OHC ... $9,000.00
MF8591, 2010 A. Lawrence Smart Mandocello
SALE PRICE - $9,500
EXF, oval sound hole, HC ... $10,000.00
MF8690, 2003 Weber Absaroka
SALE PRICE - $1,600
EXF, figured maple back and sides, OHC ... $1,800.00
UK1087, 1920s unlabeled soprano uke
EXC, made in Hawaii, all koa, period SC ... $650.00
UK1089, circa 1920 Martin Style 1 Taropatch
SALE PRICE - $1,350
VG+++, repaired peghead crack, friction pegs, extremely rare model, no case ... $1,500.00
UK1225, 1950s Martin Style 3 Mahogany
SALE PRICE - $2,450
NM, HC ... $2,850.00
UK1347, early 1940s Martin Style 3
SALE PRICE - $2,500
VG+++, wartime style wood friction pegs, SC ... $2,750.00
UK1365, c.1933 Martin 3K
SALE PRICE - $2,500
VG+++, finish on back oversprayed, OHC ... $2,650.00
UK1202, new Martin 2K Soprano Uke
flamed koa top, back and sides, padded Martin gig bag...CALL FOR PRICE ... MSLP $1,549.00
UK1393, new Kala Elite 1KOA-T
made in Petaluma, CA, solid Koa top, back, and sides, Indian rosewood fingerboard and mahogany bridge, deluxe HC ... $900.00
UK1441, new Kala Elite Doghair Mahogany Concert
made in Petaluma California, solid Honduran mahogany top, sides, back and neck, Indian rosewood fingerboard and bridge, includes deluxe alligator print HC and humidifier ... $750.00
UK1444, new Kala Elite USA Doghair Mahogany Tenor
handmade at the Kala Elite shop in Petaluma, California, 'Salt & Pepper' doghair finish, solid Honduran Mahogany neck, back and sides, ebony fingerboard, bridge, heel cap, and headstock overlay, bone saddle, Kala Elite hardcase and humidifier included ... $1,025.00