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Kentucky Mandolins

For almost 20 years the name Kentucky has been considered one of the best valued, quality brands of Mandolins on the market. All are made of select woods and produce a rich, powerful tone sought after by discriminating players. Let America's Favorite Mandolin be your favorite too! Today, they continue to offer a great value in the industry. The parent company of Kentucky Mandolins is Saga Music, located in California. Because no other type of instrument carries the Kentucky name, their focus being solely on mandolins,

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Kentucky KM150S All Solid A Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky KM150S All Solid A Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
With a wealth of professional features designed into this best selling A-model mandolin, the KM-150S is sure to please any player, at any level. Case Optional.
Product# KM150S
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Kentucky Standard A-Model F-Hole - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky Standard A-Model F-Hole - Bluegrass Instruments
Every Kentucky mandolin is meticulously hand-crafted from the finest materials to produce the best possible instrument for players at every level. Taking advantage of our strength in the market, as well as our extensive knowledge of musical instrument construction, Saga has reintroduced the KM-160 A-model mandolin.
Product# KM-160
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Kentucky Deluxe Artist Master A-Model - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky Deluxe Artist Master A-Model - Bluegrass Instruments
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.
Product# KM-250
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Kentucky KM-270 Artist Oval Hole A-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky KM-270 Artist Oval Hole A-Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Before 1922, most popular mandolins had Oval-shaped sound holes; offering a distinctive sound that played a significant role in shaping the sound of popular music of the day. The diminutive size, unique voice, and relative affordability made it perfect for a wide range of musical styles. To this day, vintage examples of these popular A-style instruments are still played by discerning musicians and coveted by collectors around the world. Now, anyone can afford to own this legendary mandolin design in a Kentucky KM-270 A-style mandolin with the oval sound hole! Incorporating the best features of vintage designs, and using only the best tone woods, each instrument is expertly hand-carved and graduated to produce an instrument with a tone, look and build quality of highly prized collectible instruments. So take a step back in time by playing a new instrument that combines all the best features of old and the new -priced so that is affordable to all players.
Product# KM-270
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Kentucky Standard A Model Oval Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky Standard A Model Oval Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
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-160, in addition to the oval sound hole, has a bound rosewood fingerboard on a maple neck that joins the body at the 10th fret.
Product# KM-171
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Kentucky KM620B Standard Model Black Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky KM620B Standard Model Black Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
A very popular model from the worlds top selling mandolin brand. Beautiful high gloss black finish. Case Additional.
Product# KM-620B
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Kentucky KM-505 Artist Master A-Model - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky KM-505 Artist Master A-Model - Bluegrass Instruments
The Artist line of Kentucky mandolins has been expanded to include perhaps the best value in a professional-quality A-model mandolin. Every feature of the KM-505 was specifically chosen to meet, not only the demands of the beginning player, but also the demanding requirements of working professionals.
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Kentucky KM630 Solid Top F Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky KM630 Solid Top F Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
For the best value in an affordable solid top, F-model mandolin, the KM-630 is your choice. No other mandolin in this price range comes standard with a nito-cellulose finish or a sound quality and tone like this. Just another reason why Kentucky is "America's Favorite Mandolin!" Case Optional.
Product# KM630
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Kentucky KM675 Deluxe Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky KM675 Deluxe Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
For almost 20 years the name Kentucky has been considered one of the best valued, quality brands of Mandolins on the market. That success can be directly attributed to one of the most popular models...The KM-675! Let America's Favorite Mandolin be your favorite too!
Product# KM675
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Kentucky KM-900 Master A-model Mandolin Sunburst - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky KM-900 Master A-model Mandolin Sunburst - Bluegrass Instruments
In the Classic Era of American Mandolins there was a single example of a Lloyd Loar Master Model mandolin produced in the A-style. It had a symmetrical pear-shaped body without points or scroll and a perfectly shaped snake-head peghead. Because only one mandolin of this type was ever produced, that original instrument has risen to mythical status. Every discriminating player and collector dreams of owning that original instrument, and now it is possible in the new KM-900!
Product# KM-900
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Kentucky KM-805 Artist F-Model Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky KM-805 Artist F-Model Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky mandolins continue to be today's best value in hand-made professional quality instruments that can be afforded by all. Each Artist series f-model 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.
Product# KM-805
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Kentucky KM-950 Master A Model Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky KM-950 Master A Model Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
In response to the demands of many contemporary-style mandolin players, the new KM-950 features a compound radius fingerboard with medium-sized frets for extremely comfortable, fast, and accurate playability for the fretting hand, and a scooped extension over the body making room for a more aggressive rhythm chop of the right hand, common to many pro-level players. Combined, the wider nut and overall fingerboard width, and bridge saddle spacing than traditional vintage instruments, this new A-model is made to play! Most of these player-friendly features are not new and were first pioneered by Kentucky in the late 1970's and early 1980's on our legendary mandolins, produced in collaboration with the world-renowned New York luthier, John Monteleone. In every other respect, the new KM-950 conforms to our ever-popular KM-900 with its hand-carved and graduated solid spruce top and hand-carved and graduated solid figured maple back, sides and neck assuring superb craftsmanship in every feature. The new KM-950—just another reason why Kentucky mandolins are still America's Favorite!
Product# KM-950
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Kentucky KM-1000 Master Model F-Model Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky KM-1000 Master Model F-Model Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
The KM-1000 Kentucky Master Model Mandolin was introduced in the late 1970s in response to players’ and collectors’ requests for a mandolin that duplicated the best vintage instruments in every point of tone, appearance and finish.
Product# KM-1000
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Kentucky KM-1050 Master F Model Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky KM-1050 Master F Model Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Mandolin players, especially those proficient in playing other fretted instruments with wider string spacing will appreciate the new KM-1050! At first glance, this new master-level mandolin shares similar specifications to the popular KM-1000, but looking more closely you will discover a few more player-friendly features first pioneered by Saga and Kentucky mandolins in the late 1970's as a result of collaborations with the best mandolin players of the day. These features include an ebony fingerboard with a compound radius, a wider nut and saddle for more comfortable string spacing, frets that are taller and wider than those found on vintage instruments, and a skillfully scooped fingerboard extension with inlaid nickel-silver fret markers to retain a traditional look. All combine to make for a mandolin with a playability that is unmatched. Like other Master Model Kentucky Mandolins, the body of the KM-1050 features a hand-carved and graduated Adirondack spruce top, and a back, sides and slim comfortable neck made of select Northern maple to assure the best tone possible. it will be hard to find a better F-model mandolin on the market today that represents the quality and value of America's new Favorite...the KM-1050!
Product# KM-1050
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KM-5000 Kentucky Master Bill Monroe F-Model Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
KM-5000 Kentucky Master Bill Monroe F-Model Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
It's like traveling in time back to 1923 when you purchase the Bill Monroe Model KM-5000! We've recreated this fabulous mandolin with the finest woods, subtle Cremona sunburst finish (of spirit varnish—like the original) and we include a repro oblong case and cover and a Certificate signed by Bill's son, James!
Product# KM-5000
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Kentucky KM140S Solid Top A Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Kentucky KM140S Solid Top A Style Mandolin - Bluegrass Instruments
Traditional Kentucky A-model mandolins offer players that big sweet tone and easy playability, all priced within the reach of any budget-conscious musician. Saga has now raised the bar even further by upgrading the features of the KM-140 to include a solid top - making this already runaway best-seller even better!
Product# KM140S
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