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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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Vintage and Used Acoustic Guitars
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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
MF8324, 1940s Louis Patonette Mattaincourt France, Ideala "doubletop" mandolin
EXC, unusual patented "doubletop" construction and negative neckset angle, SC ... SOLD
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 ... $6,500.00
MF8372, 2005 Capek (Czech Republic) Artist Model Mandola
SALE PRICE - $4,650
NM, an exceptionally fine hand crafted instrument, OHC ... $4,500.00
MF8394, 1912 Gibson F-2
SALE PRICE - $3,400
EXC, original black top finish with French polish touchup, OHC ... SOLD
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
MF8494, 1996 Gibson F-5V
SALE PRICE - $7,500
EXF, interior label signed by Bruce Weber, OHC ... SOLD
MF8525, 1930 Gibson A-4
SALE PRICE - $3,500
EXC, exceptionally fine powerful sound, no pickguard, OHC ... $3,850.00
MF8527, 1992 Phoenix prototype mandolin by Rolfe Gerhardt
SALE PRICE - $2,500
EXC, Douglas fir top, maple back and sides, ebony fingerboard and bridge, gold plated hardware, genuine mother of pearl buttons, fan frets, a fine hand made instrument suitable for professional use on stage or in the studio, includes letter from the maker dated Februay 10, 1995 describing this instrument as a prototype, OHC ... SOLD
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
MF8588, new Capek, Czech Republic, Octave Mandolin
SALE PRICE - $6,250
beautifully figured maple back and sides, sunburst finish, 22-3/4" scale, an exceptionally fine sounding beautifully hand crafted instrument, custom built heavy duty HC ... SOLD
MF8594, 1987 Gibson F-5L
SALE PRICE - $6,250
EXF, interior label signed by Steve Carlson, OHC ... SOLD
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
MF8601, new Kentucky KM-150
A-style mandolin with solid spruce top, solid maple back and sides, high gloss sunburst finish ... SOLD
MF8611, new Kentucky KM-150
A-style mandolin with solid spruce top, solid maple back and sides, high gloss sunburst finish ... SOLD
MF8695, new Kentucky KM-1000 Master F-Model
F-style mandolin with solid Adirondack spruce top, solid figured Michigan maple back and sides, bound ebony fretboard, bound headstock, sunburst finish ... SOLD
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 ... SOLD
MF8716, new Kentucky KM-1500
Master Model F-style mandolin with solid hand-carved Adirondack spruce top, solid figured Michigan maple back and sides, figured maple neck, bound ebony fretboard, bound headstock with abalone and mother-of-pearl fern-style inlay, gold hardware, sunburst finish, deluxe HC with canvas cover ... SOLD
MF8730, new Kentucky KM-250
A-style mandolin with solid spruce top, solid maple back and sides, ivoroid binding, high gloss sunburst finish, heavy duty padded gig bag ... SOLD
MF8618, new National Resophonic RM-1 Walnut
walnut back and sides, flame maple top and neck with satin sunburst finish, 9.5" resonator,antique brass cover plate and hardware, HC ... SOLD
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 ... SOLD
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
UK1346, late 1920s Weymann soprano ukulele style 116
EXF, mahogany construction, no case ... SOLD
UK1347, early 1940s Martin Style 3
SALE PRICE - $2,500
VG+++, wartime style wood friction pegs, SC ... $2,750.00
UK1348, mid 1960s Martin Baritone Uke
SALE PRICE - $1,300
UK1365, c.1933 Martin 3K
SALE PRICE - $2,500
VG+++, finish on back oversprayed, OHC ... $2,650.00
UK1366, c. 1930 Martin Style 1 Uke
VG+++, replaced bridge, HC ... SOLD
UK1202, new Martin 2K Soprano Uke
flamed koa top, back and sides, padded Martin gig bag...CALL FOR PRICE ... SOLD
UK1393, new Kala Elite 1KOA-T
made in Petaluma, CA, solid Koa top, back, and sides, Indian rosewood fingerboard and mahogany bridge, deluxe HC ... SOLD
UK1434, new Kala Flame/Spalted Maple Concert ukulele
solid spruce top with flame spalted maple back and sides, gloss finish, no case ... SOLD
UK1435, new Kala Resonator Uke
6 inch cone resonator with brass cover, mahogany construction with sunburst finish on top, back, and sides, faux pearl binding on body, satin finish, no case ... SOLD
UK1436, new Kala Travel Tenor Mahogany
travel size, mahogany back and sides, spruce top, padded Kala gig bag ... SOLD
UK1437, new Kala Flame Spalted Maple Concert cutaway
travel size cutaway, spalted maple back and sides, spruce top, padded Kala gig bag ... SOLD
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 ... SOLD
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
UK1445, new Martin 1T IZ tenor uke
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Commemorative Edition #520, quilted mahogany, rosewood fingerboard and headplate with koa and pink awabi pearl inlay, hardshell leather-print gig bag ... SOLD
UK1446, new Snail Koa Concert Ukulele
laminate koa top, back, and sides with satin finish, abalone trim on top and rosette, gig bag ... SOLD
UK1447, new Snail Quilted Ash Concert Ukulele
quilted ash concert uke with bass side sound ports, gig bag ... SOLD
UK1448, new Snail Flame/Spalted Maple Concert ukulele
laminate top, back, and sides, rope binding and rosette, gig bag ... SOLD
UK1449, new Snail Walnut Concert ukulele
laminate walnut top, back and sides, Snail logos and palm tree imprint on treble side top, gig bag ... SOLD
UK1450, new Snail Zebrawood Concert ukulele
zebrawood concert ukulele with satin finish, abalone purfling and rosette, gig bag ... SOLD
UK1451, new Snail Rosewood Concert ukulele
rosewood concert ukulele, zipper and purfling style binding and rosette, satin finish, gig bag ... SOLD
UK1452, new Snail Mahogany Concert ukulele
mahogany concert ukulele with tortoiseshell binding and rosette, satin finish, gig bag ... SOLD
UK1453, new Snail Ebony Concert ukulele
ebony concert ukulele with 'Snail' logo soundhole and bass side soundport, maple binding, satin finish, gig bag ... SOLD