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Kentucky Mandolins

Kentucky KM-505 Master A-model Mandolin & Case



The Kentucky Master KM-505 A-model mandolin is the hand carved bluegrass mandolin, people have been waiting for. It is very professional, and feels like a $2,000 mandolin. The sound is woody, and robust, with a pure clear tone.

Features:

  • Solid, hand-carved and graduated spruce top
  • Solid, hand-carved highly flamed maple back & sides
  • One piece maple neck with dovetail neck joint at 15th fret
  • Nitro-cellulose finish
  • Radiused ebony fingerboard with M.O.P. dot position markers
  • Bound neck
  • Bound rosewood peghead with“Mountain Rose” pearl inlay
  • Vintage-style adjustable ebony bridge
  • Double adjustable truss rod
  • Bone nut
  • Highly polished nickel silver frets
  • Gold-plated tailpiece with leather insert
  • High-quality, gold-plated Gotoh tuners with engraved plate and removable buttons

    Price: $699



     

  • Kentucky KM-805 F-Style Mandolin & Case

    The Kentucky KM-805 Arstist F-Style mandolin is hand carved and graduated from the finest mountain spruce and northern maple for the best tonal characteristics. The KM-805 has a radiused rosewood fingerboard for comfortable easy play and the traditional “torch-style” peghead inlay for those who like a more simple vintage look. The top has traditional scalloped parallel tone bar bracing.

    Features:

    • Solid, hand-carved and graduated spruce top
    • Solid, hand-carved highly flamed maple back and sides
    • Vintage Nitrocellulose traditional sunburst finish
    • Maple neck with dovetail neck/body joint at 15th fret
    • Radiused fingerboard with M.O.P. dot position markers
    • Bound rosewood fingerboard and peghead overlay with a unique torch-style inlay
    • Vintage-style adjustable rosewood bridge
    • Double adjustable truss rod
    • Bone nut
    • Highly polished nickel silver frets
    • High-quality nickel-plated Gotoh tuners with engraved plate and removable buttons

    Price: $1200


    New Kentucky KM-700 F-Style Mandolin & Case



    New Moon of Kentucky Keep On Shining! Here's the Kentucky Mandolin that has it all... a big powerful tone, easy playing action and beautifully figured woods in the tradition of the finest instruments of the 1920's.

    Features:

    • Hand-carved solid spruce top
    • Hand-carved solid highly flamed maple back and sides
    • Maple neck with adjustable truss rod
    • Bound, rosewood fingerboard with Saga's new distinctive fingerboard extension design and m-o-p position inlays
    • Newely designed, traditional style mother-of-pearl and abalone peghead inlay
    • Traditional high-gloss sunburst finish
    • Multi-ply binding on top, back and headstock
    • Adjustable compensated stained rosewood bridge
    • Nickel-plated hardware
    • Fully Setup

    Price: $1100



    Kentucky KM-254 Artist A-model Mandolin & Case




    Every Kentucky Artist mandolin is meticulously hand-crafted from the finest materials to produce the finest possible instrument for players of every level. The redesigned KM-254 Artist A-model series of mandolins is no exception. With upgraded woods and specifications throughout, we can offer the serious player some of the finest new instruments whose rich tone and quick response continues to improve as the instrument ages.
    The Kentucky KM-250 series of mandolins is available Sunburst (KM250) and Burgundy (KM-254 shown)

    Features:

    • Solid, hand-carved and graduated spruce top

    • Solid, hand-carved flamed maple back and sides

    • Maple neck with dovetail neck/body joint at 14th fret

    • Nitro-cellulose Burgandy or Sunburst finish

    • Bound and radiused rosewood fingerboard with m.o.p. dot position markers and modern extension over the body

    • Bound “Snakehead” peghead with rosewood overlay

    • Vintage-style adjustable rosewood bridge

    • Double adjustable truss rod

    • Bone nut

    • Highly polished nickel-silver frets

    • Nickel-plated tailpiece with leather insert

    • High-quality, nickel-plated Gotoh tuners with engraved plate and removable buttons

    Price: $499





    New Kentucky KM-630 F-Style Mandolin & Case



    If you want to go to your next bluegrass session and throw them into a time warp of classic mandolin sound, get the new upgraded Kentucky KM-630 F-Style Mandoolin. It is hand crafted with all solids woods, traditional scalloped parallel tone bars, and an easy playing solid maple neck that will just melt in your hands. You will love it, but you can't marry it. Just have an affair. No other mandolin in this price range comes with stadard features like this. Just another reason why Kentucky is still "America's Favorite Mandolin!"


    Features:

    • Solid spruce top

    • Traditional Nitrocellulose sunburst finish

    • Solid maple back and sides

    • Maple neck with adjustable truss rod

    • Bound, rosewood fingerboard with Saga's exclusive extension design and m-o-p position markers

    • Multi-ply binding on top

    • Adjustable compensated rosewood bridge

    • F-style headstock with traditional mother-of-pearl fern

    • Gold-plated hardware

    • Plushlined Golden Gate Vintage Style Case

    Sale Price: $800



              New Kentucky KM-380 Artist A-Model Mandolin & Case


    The KM-380S has the all the volume, response, and tone that anyone could ask for. Every part of this instrument speaks of professional models costing 10 times the price...a value that is so extraordinary its fast becoming a best seller!


    Features:

    • Solid carved spruce top

    • Traditional high-gloss nitro-cellulose sunburst finish

    • Solid carved highly flamed maple back and sides

    • Bound, rosewood fingerboard with exclusive Saga extension

    • Maple neck with 15th-fret neck joint

    • Adjustable truss rod

    • Traditional snakehead peghead shape

    • Deluxe tuning machines with replaceable buttons

    • Nickel-plated hardware

    • Adjustable compensated rosewood bridge

    • Multi-ply binding on top and back

    • Plushlined A-style mandolin Case

    • Complete Setup


    Special Sale Price: $550


    New Kentucky KM-250 Artist A-model Mandolin & Case



    Every Kentucky Artist mandolin is meticulously hand-crafted from the finest materials to produce the finest possible instrument for players of every level. The redesigned KM-250 Artist A-model series of mandolins is no exception. With upgraded woods and specifications throughout, we can offer the serious player some of the finest new instruments whose rich tone and quick response continues to improve as the instrument ages.
    The Kentucky KM-250 series of mandolins is available Sunburst (KM-250 shown) or burgandy (KM-254 see above mandolins)


    Features:

    • Solid, hand-carved and graduated spruce top
    • Solid, hand-carved flamed maple back and sides
    • Maple neck with dovetail neck/body joint at 14th fret
    • Nitro-cellulose Sunburst finish
    • Bound and radiused rosewood fingerboard with m.o.p. dot position markers and modern extension over the body
    • Bound “Snakehead” peghead with rosewood overlay
    • Vintage-style adjustable rosewood bridge
    • Double adjustable truss rod
    • Bone nut
    • Highly polished nickel-silver frets
    • Nickel-plated tailpiece with leather insert
    • Nickel-plated Gotoh tuners with engraved plate and removable buttons
    • Plushlined mandolin case

    Sale Price: $499





    Kentucky (Celtic) KM-171 Mandolin & Case
    (Available in Black 171, Burgandy 174, Honey Amber 172)




    Kentucky Artist Collection "Oval Hole" A-Model Mandolins combine the best features of traditional 1920's instruments to provide unique modern instruments with the flexibility to handle today's demanding performance requirements. Each KM-171, in addition to the oval sound hole, has a bound rosewood fingerboard on a maple neck that joins the body at the 10th fret. All topped off with the unmistakable and traditional "snake-head" peghead design with rosewood overlay and pearl Kentucky script logo.

    Features:

    • Solid, hand-carved and graduated spruce top
    • Nitrocellulose Black, honey amber, or burgandy finish
    • Solid, hand-carved flamed maple back and sides
    • Vintage-style body shape with "Oval soundhole"
    • Maple neck with dovetail neck/body joint at the 10th fret  
    • Bound rosewood fingerboard with M.O.P. dot position markers
    • Traditional "Snake-head" peghead with rosewood overlay
    • Vintage-style rosewood bridge with small adjustment wheels
    • Adjustable truss rod
    • Bone nut
    • Highly polished nickel silver frets
    • Nickel-plated tailpiece with leather insert
    • High-quality, nickel-plated Gotoh tuners with engraved plate
    • Plushlined mandolin case

    Sale Price: $399


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