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Professional Pickups & Preamps fitted as standard!


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The growing interest in acoustic music and the ever wider use of the acoustic guitar in genres as diverse as traditional folk music, rock, jazz and a myriad of other styles has created a desire for an ever wider range of instruments, and an expectation of high quality. The 2013 Vintage acoustic range fulfils that desire, exceeds all expectations of quality, and delivers the Vintage ‘feel-good factor’. Vintage’s solid reputation for providing astonishing quality and high specification is further strengthened with an exceptional selection of new, groundbreaking instruments.

03 Travel Guitars 04-15 Acoustics 16-27 Electro-Acoustics 28-29 Resonators 30 Synergy Bowl Backs 31 Acoustic Basses 32 Pilgrim Bowl Backs 33-35 Pilgrim Ukuleles & Banjos 35 Pilgrim Mandolins & Mandolas 36-37 Laka Ukuleles 37 Vintage Ukekeles

Acoustic Amplification Models featured: Front Cover VE2000DLX. Page 2 VE440VB.

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Professional Pickups & Preamps fitted as standard!


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The comprehensive 2013 range of Vintage acoustics and electroacoustic instruments represents our persistent determination to continually improve and raise the bar. Offering impressively high standards of quality, built with premium materials, high specifications and excellent build quality, Vintage acoustic instruments offer professional attributes, consistently high levels of playability and – true to the Vintage ethic – keep the most demanding player happy. We've joined together with some of the world's best acoustic players over the past couple of years, and the resulting guitars have exceeded all expectations. The Gordon Giltrap 6-string, 12-string and mahogany models have wowed critics and the public worldwide since their release, with the 6-string winning the prestigious Music Industries Association Acoustic Guitar Of The Year award in 2011. New for 2013 is the Vintage Gordon Giltrap Deluxe Signature 6-string model, which adds a luxurious solid cedar top to the originals' award-winning designs and features. Also new is the Paul Brett Signature Series, designed in cooperation with the worldwide 12-string authority. Paul's signature parlour pair are informed by his decades of experience with some of the greatest acoustic guitars ever built. One of the best acoustic fingerstyle players in the world, Paul now has the guitars to live up to his reputation! Vintage acoustics continue to use the highest quality components possible. Industry leaders Fishman and the Vintage acoustic instruments development team have worked together to specify a range of high end transducers and preamps which give Vintage

acoustic instruments a real edge. Fishman's unwavering goal of acoustic excellence perfectly matches our goals at Vintage, and their outstanding pickups and preamps continue to make Vintage an even more enticing prospect for the discerning player. The nu-folk revolution has influenced the Vintage 2013 catalogue, with a number of new instruments for musicians of all persuasions. Heading the range are a number of electric ukuleles by Vintage and Laka by Vintage. Featuring piezo pickups and daring electric guitar body shapes, they're the perfect way for electric guitarists to get into the uke, and a rocking statement for the rest of us. The Pilgrim by Vintage and Laka by Vintage ranges have expanded exponentially over the last couple of years. Pilgrim by Vintage, a collaboration between the Vintage team and masterbuilder Paul Tebbutt, has released more than a dozen pro-specced banjos, mandolins and mandolas, with features and specifications suited for musicians at any age, level and style. The Vintage Laka pro-spec ukuleles, in acoustic and electro-acoustic formats, are not only finished in a tone-friendly open pore satin finish, but are fitted with premium Italian Aquila strings for maximum playing performance and an even, balanced sound. Laka electros are also equipped with unobtrusive, high performance USA-made Fishman Sonitone preamp systems, for enjoyably melodious and responsive plugged-in tones. So, if you want to unplug, to hear pure acoustic tones and experience luxurious tonewoods, hardware, feel and sounds, look no further. Vintage Acoustics.

“This little chap is surprisingly loud and responds well with a harder attack!”

VintageTRAVELSeries VTG100 Top: Solid Spruce Back: Mahogany Sides: Mahogany Binding: Back Neck: Eastern Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Mahogany Scale: 570mm Tuners: Chrome Preamp: Fishman Isys (EA-VTG100VSB) Pickup: Fishman Sonicore (EA-VTG100VSB) Strings: High Quality USA Made Carry Bag: Luxurious light brown, heavily padded Vintage Carry Bag with shoulder straps.

Acoustic magazine EA-VTG100VSB Electro-Acoustic Vintage Sunburst

s VTG100N Natural

VTG100VSB Sunburst

LH-VTG100N Left handed Natural

Carry Bag included with all Travel guitars.

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VintageGORDONGILTRAPSignatures

“I am proud to put my name to this guitar and for it to be part of my musical legacy.”

Acoustic magazine

HHHHH ‘Top luthier design, superior build quality and great sound don’t come along too often in this price range!’

Guitarist

magazine - Guitarist Choice

‘A visually unique electro suitable for collectors and acoustic enthusiasts’

Guitar Buyer magazine ‘Impressive build and playability’

Playmusic magazine ‘Stands out as the best value for money that we’ve seen in any product in any category...’

VE2000GG

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‘ACOUSTIC GUITAR OF THE YEAR’


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Highly regarded as one of the world's greatest guitar players, Gordon Giltrap has been at the forefront of acoustic guitar playing since the 1960s and has released more than thirty albums in his four decades in the music business. Designed by respected master luthier Rob Armstrong and Gordon himself, the crossover Grand Auditorium/000 style Vintage Gordon Giltrap Signature range is based on a hand-crafted instrument that Rob made back in 1980 and that Gordon still plays today. New for 2013 is the the GG Deluxe model, which comes in Gordon's favoured wood combination and features a USA-made, top of the range Fishman Rare Earth pickup.

VE2000GG -12 12-string VE2000GG 6-string

Gordon says: “My Deluxe GG Signature model has all the sonic qualities of its earlier cousins and more, giving a wonderful warmth to the tone with the featured solid rosewood back and sides and the crispness of cedar, with the luxury of ebony for the fingerboard. The choice of wood is my favourite combination – the warmth of the rosewood and the immediacy of the cedar make for a wonderfully crisp, bright sound that suits my playing style perfectly.”

V2000MGG

VE2000GG/VE2000GG-12

VE2000DLX

Top: Solid North American Red Cedar, high grade, close grained Back and Sides: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood with Abalone inlays Side Position Markers: Abalone Bridge: Rosewood Top Nut: NuBone Saddle: NuBone, compensated Scale: 642mm / 25.27" Preamp: Fishman Presys Blend Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Grover 102 Strings: High quality USA made Finish: Clear Satin Case: Supplied with Kinsman Gordon Giltrap Signature hardshell case

V2000MGG Acoustic Top: Solid Mahogany Back and Sides: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood with Abalone inlays Side Position Markers: Abalone Bridge: Rosewood Top Nut: NuBone Saddle: NuBone, compensated Scale: 642mm / 25.27" Tuners: Grover 102 Strings: High quality USA made Scratchplate: Clear with printed signature Finish: Clear Satin Case: Supplied with Kinsman Gordon Giltrap Signature hardshell case

VE2000DLX

Designed by Rob Armstrong

Professional Pickups and Preamps

Top: Solid Cedar Back: Solid Rosewood Sides: Rosewood Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Ebony with Abalone ‘GG’ inlay Bridge: Ebony Top Nut: NuBone Saddle: NuBone, compensated Scale: 642mm / 25.27" Tuners: Grover 102 Gold Pickup: Fishman Rare Earth Blend Strings: High quality USA made Scratchplate: Clear with printed signature Finish: Satin Open Pore Case: Supplied with Kinsman Gordon Giltrap Signature hardshell case

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VintagePAULBRETTSignatures “I had the privilege of being involved in the design process for these guitars. I wanted to recreate the sound of an early 12-string that so many guitarists seek for blues playing. Now I've got the finished product, I'm amazed that you can replicate most 6-string styles on the 12-string with ease, which has to be a bonus and... the sound is like a cannon!”

“A worthy addition to any collection... Superb playability, and great for blues and fingerpicking styles.” Russell Welton – Guitarist magazine VE8000PB

“A very persuasive picker, with good clarity and definition across the strings and a nice front-end snap in the lows when picked hard.” Jerry Uwins – Guitar & Bass magazine VE8000PB

“You simply will not find another 12-string parlour-style electro for this humble (and case-inclusive!) money; any alternative will be a pricey luthier job.” Jerry Uwins – Guitar & Bass magazine

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One of the world's foremost 12-string guitarists and a respected authority on the history of the instrument, Paul Brett has worked together with Vintage to create these twin signature models. Available in 6 and 12-string versions, the guitars feature solid spruce tops, rosewood backs and sides, mahogany necks and rosewood fingerboards. Both come fitted with Fishman Matrix preamps and under-saddle pickups, as well as being supplied with deluxe padded bags. The specs are a culmination of Paul's expertise in vintage guitars, and his signature models are intended to sound like those classic instruments of the 1920s and 1930s. Ideal for blues, jazz, folk, fingerstyle, rock, or almost any other style you care to throw at them, they VE8000PB play and feel authentic and modern, with a huge and exuberant classic tone.

“A gift of a guitar for songwriters on the go and anyone who ever wished that those pre-war guitars had more playable neck profiles... A pro-sounding and playing guitar with heritage features that are suitable for home, gigging and the studio.” Russell Welton – Guitarist magazine VE8000PB-12

VE8000PB/VE8000PB-12 Top: Solid Spruce Back: Rosewood Sides: Rosewood Binding: Maple/Wood Purfling Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Nut: Graphtec TUSQ Saddle: Graphtec TUSQ Scale: 649mm/25.55” Tuners: Gold Preamp: Fishman Acoustic Matrix VT with Volume and Tone Control Pickup: Fishman MAT (USA Made) Carry Case: Vintage Zero-Gravity Case

“What a big sound for a little 12-string guitar. It has the rich tonal qualities of a 1920s Stella that set the standard for old country blues recordings. And the price can't be beat!” Stefan Grossman Professional Guitarist

"Paul Brett knows all about 12-strings and the new guitar is a breakthrough, a real winner!” John Renbourn Professional Guitarist

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VintageV880/V200Series VintageV880/V200Series ®

“Beginners can't go wrong with this guitar... It won't break the bank, and will impress and surprise tonally.” Sam Wise – Acoustic magazine

V880N Top: Solid Cedar Back: Mahogany Sides: Mahogany Binding: Golden Herribone/Maple – Top Black/Maple – Sides Soundhole: Inlaid Multiply B/W Golden Herringbone Back: Inlay Black/Maple Neck: Eastern Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Scale: 648mm Tuners: Classical style 3-in-line, Amber Buttons Strings: High Quality USA Made

V880N Natural Satin

V200NC

V200NC Natural Satin Cedar

Top: Solid Cedar Back: Mahogany Sides: Mahogany Binding: Black Rosette: Abalone Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Pickguard: Mock Tortoiseshell Scale: 642mm Tuners: Chome Strings: High Quality USA Made

“The value of the Bossa Nova V200NC is simply outstanding... It has punchiness, roundness, clarity and shimmer all wrapped in a gift of a guitar.” Tom Christopher, Acoustic magazine

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VintageVJ100/V700Series

VJ100CSB Cherry Sunburst

VJ100

VJ100N Natural

Top: Solid Spruce Body: Mahogany Laminate Sides: Mahogany Laminate Binding: Multi Black/White Neck: Eastern Mahogany Fingerboard: Bound Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Pickguard: Tortoiseshell Scale: 642mm Tuners: Chrome Strings: High Quality USA Made

V700 Top: Solid Spruce Back: Flame Maple Sides: Flame Maple Binding: Ivory/Black Soundhole: Abalone Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Scale: 642mm Tuners: Gold Strings: High Quality USA Made

V700N Natural Flame Maple

V700VSB Flame Maple Vintage Sunburst

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VintageV300Series “...worthy of comparison with instruments two or three times the price.” Guitar & Bass magazine V300

“Best Acoustic Guitar Under £1000.”

V300MH features solid Mahogany top and Mahogany back and sides. Top: Solid Spruce Back: Eastern Mahogany Sides: Eastern Mahogany Binding: Multi White/Black Body, Neck, Heel Cap Pearloid (BL) Neck: Eastern Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Pickguard: Mock Tortoiseshell (MH without) Scale: 642mm (V300MH 648mm) Tuners: Chrome Strings: High Quality USA Made

Guitar & Bass magazine

V300 Natural LH-V300 Natural Left Hand

V300MH Mahogany

V300BK Black

V300VSB Vintage Sunburst

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VintageV400Series “The V400N’s healthy sound projection fills a lounge or sitting room with ease.” Ben James – Acoustic magazine V400-12 Natural 12 String

V400MH Mahogany

V400 V400MH features solid Mahogany top and Mahogany back and sides. Top: Solid Spruce Body: Eastern Mahogany (Maple, V400MP) Sides: Eastern Mahogany (Maple, V400MP) Binding: Multi White/Black Neck: Eastern Mahogany (Maple, V400MP) Fingerboard: Bound Rosewood, Unbound (MH) Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Pickguard: Mock Tortoiseshell (MH without) Scale: 642mm (V400MH 648mm) Tuners: Chrome Strings: High Quality USA Made

V400BK Black

V400CSB Cherry Sunburst

V400BL Trans Blue

V400SB Sunburst

V400N Natural

V400MP Natural Maple

VLH400N Natural Left Hand

“From deep and mellow mid ranges to a dark and moody response, there is an inherent beauty in the way this guitar responds to fingerpicked chords...” Russell Welton – Acoustic magazine

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Vintage800Series “Impressive playability and tones for a bargain price.” Tim Slater – Guitar Buyer magazine

V800 / V800-12 Top: Solid German Spruce, Gloss Back: Mahogany, Satin Sides: Mahogany, Satin Binding: Black – Top, Black – Sides Soundhole: Herringbone Back/Bottom Centre: Herringbone Neck: Mahogany, Satin, Two Way Truss Rod Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Pickguard: Mock Tortoiseshell Scale: 642mm Tuners: Chrome Grover 102C Strings: High Quality USA Made

V800-12 Natural 12 String

V800VSB Vintage Sunburst

The elegant curvilinear shape of the rosewood bridge used on these Vintage acoustics not only offers secure anchoring for the high quality USA made strings, but adds its own individual tonality to that of the solid German spruce top.

V800N Natural

“... these Vintage guitars tick all of the boxes insofar as they sound surprisingly full grown and are surprisingly easy to play, which inspires a lot more confidence in you as a player.” Tim Slater – Guitar Buyer magazine (V800)

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Vintage1300Series “They look great with an appealing, unforced yesteryear-type flavour and, equally importantly, they acquit themselves well on the performance front.” Jerry Uwins – Guitar & Bass magazine V1300

V1300N Natural

Top: Solid German Spruce Back: Solid Mahogany Sides: Solid Mahogany Binding: ‘Mock’ Tortoiseshell – Top & Sides Soundhole: Herringbone, Multi-Ply Ivory/Black Neck: Mahogany, Two Way Truss Rod Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Pickguard: Mock Tortoiseshell Scale: 642mm Tuners: Chrome Grover V-99CG Strings: High Quality USA Made

V1300VSB Vintage Sunburst

Featuring distinctive chrome ‘butter bean’ buttons, these beautiful Grover tuners offer smooth, sure tuning thanks to precision engineered brass gearings.

Mock tortoiseshell neck heelcap is a neat reflection of the V1300’s mock tortoiseshell scratchplate and an attractive finishing detail.

“It’s far more organic and characterful than its immediate rivals.” Henry Yates – Guitarist

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VintageV1400/1500Series “An impressive and rewarding instrument to play.” Nigel Miller – Gear magazine (V1400N)

V1400CSB Cherry Sunburst

V1400 Top: Solid Spruce Back: Solid Mahogany Sides: Solid Mahogany Purfling: Inlaid Abalone Binding: Flame Maple/Black/Ivory – Top & Sides Soundhole: Abalone, Multi Black/Ivory Back/Bottom Centre Line: Flame Maple/ Black/Ivory Neck: Mahogany, Two Way Truss Rod Fingerboard: Rosewood, Flame Maple Binding Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Scale: 642mm Tuners: Gold Grover 102 Strings: High Quality USA Made

V1400N Natural Satin

V1500

V1500N Natural Satin

Top: Solid German Spruce, Satin Back: Solid Indian Rosewood Sides: Solid Indian Rosewood Purfling: Inlaid Abalone Binding: Flame Maple/Black/Ivory – Top & Sides Soundhole: Inlaid Abalone Back/Bottom Centre Line: Flame Maple/ Black/Ivory Neck: Mahogany, Maple Binding Fingerboard: Bound Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Scale: 642mm Tuners: Grover 102, Gold Strings: High Quality USA Made

Beautifully trimmed with abalone purfling or traditional herringbone pattern, the high quality, mature sounding solid German spruce tops used on these acoustics are carefully matched to solid mahogany back and sides on the V1400, with solid Indian rosewood used on the V1500. This combination of legendary tonewoods allows these Vintage acoustic guitars to present an authoritative and articulate tonality guaranteed to please even the most discerning of players.

“The V1500 is a bold, sonorous performer, with a rich low-end follow-through... Presentation quality is also enhanced by excellent build tidiness and good timber selection... the whole quality of tone and texture is one you’d associate with a more expensive instrument... To be able to buy into a more upmarket rosewood spec at this kind of money, and on an instrument so elegantly kitted out, is a real find.” Jerry Uwins – Guitar & Bass magazine

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“Highly Commended.” Guitar & Bass magazine Gear Of The Year (V1400N)


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Vintage1700/1800Series “A gentle giant of rounded-out tone which will develop yet further with loving playing. There are barrels of volume to tap into here...” Tom Christopher – Acoustic magazine – V1700 V1700 / V1700-12 Top: Solid Spruce Back: Solid Canadian Flame Maple Sides: Solid Canadian Flame Maple Binding: Multi-Layer Ivory/Black - Top Black/Ivory/Black - Sides Soundhole: Multi-Ply Ivory/Black Back/Bottom Centre Line: Multi-Ply I/B Neck: Mahogany, Two Way Truss Rod Headstock: Bound Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood Bridge: Indian Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Pickguard: Mock Tortoiseshell Scale: 648mm Tuners: Gold Grover 102G Strings: High Quality USA Made

V1700VSB Vintage Sunburst

V1800N

V1800N Natural Gloss

Top: Solid Spruce Back: Solid Rosewood Sides: Solid Rosewood Binding: Multi-Layer Ivory/Black, Flame Maple Top & Sides Purfling: Inlaid Abalone Soundhole: Multi-Ply Ivory/Black, Inlaid Abalone Back/Bottom Centre Line: Multi-Layer Ivory/Black, Flame Maple Neck: Mahogany, Oil Stain Finish, Two Way Truss Rod Headstock: Slotted Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood Bridge: Indian Rosewood Scale: 648mm Saddle: Compensated Tuners: Gold Grover/Amber Buttons Strings: High Quality USA Made

“The V1800N is nearly as cheap as you can get for all-solid wood, and looks classy and sounds wonderful.” Sam Wise – Acoustic magazine

V1700-12 Natural 12 String

V1700N Natural

“A great looker, and the finish - gloss on the body, satin on the neck is flawless.” “The Vintage’s combination of quality and value is hard to resist.” Guitar & Bass magazine (V1800N)

“An unqualified hit.” Jerry Uwins – Guitar & Bass magazine

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Designed to offer all the levels of specification, materials, options and – most importantly – playing performance expected from guitars which belong in much higher price brackets, Vintage continues to offer a comprehensive selection of fine-looking, fine-playing instruments that any guitarist would be proud to own. Tone-enhancing, premier quality solid tops are a standard feature on all Vintage acoustic and electro-acoustic guitars, alongside a choice of superior tonewoods which make up the back and sides of each instrument. Whether in a carefully selected laminate or a solid tonewood such as mahogany or rosewood along with elegantly-shaped and crafted instrument necks, Vintage guitars are designed to offer maximum player comfort. Upping the value factor even more, all Vintage electro-acoustics in the range feature pickups and preamp systems from legendary American acoustic amplification experts, Fishman, fitted as standard. For many Larry Fishman years, Fishman's unwavering goal of acoustic excellence has resulted in not only their heralded position as the world's #1 pickup and preamp specialist, but also no less than 30 patents awarded by the US Patent Office. The impeccable, acoustic-friendly performance of Fishman systems provide the ideal complement to the sweet and responsive tonal qualities of Vintage guitars. Fishman acoustic amplification's acclaimed transparent tonal qualities are perfectly suited to the crisp, full-toned note detail that marks Vintage instruments out as impressive performers in any musical style, whether played fingerstyle or with a plectrum. “We are very proud to collaborate with JHS on their Vintage range of electro-acoustic guitars," is Larry Fishman's enthusiastic response to the Vintage/Fishman collaboration. "The JHS team has created a line of instruments that are well suited for any performance application and deliver great value for money," he continues, adding, "We are confident that the Vintage/Fishman partnership will yield many more fine instruments in the future."

Fishman’s Isys Onboard Preamp Systems have a very small footprint and are available in three models; Isys, Isys T and Isys+. These preamps feature Volume and EQ tone shaping and Phase controls; a pre-wired Fishman Sonicore pickup and low profile control knobs. Also included are a low battery indicator and a separate surface mounted battery compartment.

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Isys Features:

IsysT Features:

Isys+ Features:

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Smaller footprint for easy access to controls Volume control EQ shaping control Phase control Low battery indicator (9V battery) Surface mounted battery compartment Pre-wired Fishman Sonicore pickup Low profile control knobs

Onboard easy to read 7-segment LED tuner Smaller footprint for easy access to controls Volume control EQ shaping control Phase control Low battery indicator (9V battery) Surface mounted battery compartment Pre-wired Fishman Sonicore pickup Low profile control knobs

Onboard easy to read 7-segment LED tuner Bass & treble controls for enhanced tone shaping Smaller footprint for easy access to controls Volume control EQ shaping control Phase control Low battery indicator (9V battery) Surface mounted battery compartment Pre-wired Fishman Sonicore pickup Low profile control knobs


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Professional Pickups and Preamps fitted as standard! The Sonicore Pickup Fishman's Sonicore® undersaddle guitar pickup is made with a unique co-polymer sensing material exclusive to Fishman, which provides excellent acoustic guitar reproduction. The Sonicore pickup is a continuous length of piezo material embedded in a fully shielded coaxial cable which senses the motion of the entire saddle, providing excellent string to string balance while its small size and convenient undersaddle design helps preserve both the aesthetic and structural integrity of the guitar. Pre-installed on each Vintage electro-acoustic guitar throughout the Vintage range, the Sonicore® pickup provides an acoustically accurate and full-toned sound source compatible with any playing situation.

The Presys Onboard Preamp Systems are designed and built to offer maximum control, performance and quality in a small, unobtrusive format. With three models, the Presys, Presys+ and Presys Blend models, the compact sophisticated Presys system features Volume, Bass, Mid and Treble controls, a Phase button, and a built-in tuner with LED display. Presys also includes a pre-wired Fishman Sonicore pickup, a low-battery indicator, low profile control knobs and a flip-open housing to easily access the battery compartment.

Presys Features:

Presys+ Features:

Presys Blend Features:

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Smaller footprint than standard size preamps Volume control Bass, Middle and Treble control knobs Phase control button Low battery indicator (9V battery) Flip-top housing to access integrated battery compartment • Pre-wired Fishman Sonicore pickup • Low profile control knobs

Brilliance control for additional tone shaping Notch, onboard anti-feedback control Smaller footprint than standard size preamps Volume control Bass, Middle and Treble control knobs Phase control button Low battery indicator (9V battery) Flip-top housing to access integrated battery compartment • Pre-wired Fishman Sonicore pickup • Low profile control knobs

Built-in microphone with mic blend control Brilliance control for additional tone shaping Notch, onboard anti-feedback control Smaller footprint than standard size preamps Volume control Bass, Middle and Treble control knobs Phase control button Low battery indicator (9V battery) Flip-top housing to access integrated battery compartment • Pre-wired Fishman Sonicore pickup • Low profile control knobs

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VintageSweetWaterSeries

VE900MH Mahogany

VE900 Body: Grand Auditorium Cutaway Top: Solid Mahogany Back: Mahogany Sides: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Scale: 648mm Preamp: Fishman Isys+ Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Chrome Strings: High Quality USA Made

VGA900N Natural

VGA900 Body: Grand Auditorium Cutaway Top: Solid Spruce Back: Mahogany Sides: Mahogany Binding: Rosewood/Mulitple Black & White – Body & Neck Soundhole: Abalone Neck: Mahogany, Two Way Truss Rod Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Pickguard: Mock Tortoiseshell Scale: 642mm Preamp: Fishman Isys + Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Chrome Strings: High Quality USA Made

VGA900SB Sunburst

Professional Pickups & Preamps fitted as standard!

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VintageSweetWaterSeries “The VEC1900N has a peppy sound and good preamp facilities – a welcome addition to Vintage’s choice of body styles.” Jerry Uwins – Guitar & Bass magazine

V1200N Natural

V1200 Body: Grand Auditorium with Florentine Style Cutaway Top: Solid Spruce Back: Solid Mahogany Sides: Solid Mahogany Binding: Rosewood/Maple/Flame Maple Soundhole: Inlaid Spalted Maple Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood Bridge: Ebony Scale: 642mm Preamp: Fishman Presys Blend Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Grover 102 Chrome Strings: High Quality USA Made

VEC1900N Natural

VEC1900 Body: Grand Auditorium Cutaway Top: Solid German Spruce Back: Solid Lacewood Sides: Solid Lacewood Binding: Padauk – Body/Fingerboard Soundhole: Abalone Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood Bridge: Indian Rosewood Pickguard: Mock Tortoiseshell Scale: 642mm Preamp: Fishman Presys Blend Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Grover 102 Chrome Strings: High Quality USA Made

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VintageVE300Series “Played unplugged, the VE300 has a sweet and open sound with the defined mids and overall balanced characteristic of 000-style guitars much in evidence.” Louis Thorne – Guitar Buyer magazine VE300N Natural

VE300

VE300BK Black

Top: Solid Spruce Back: Eastern Mahogany Sides: Eastern Mahogany Binding: Multi-Layer White/Black Neck: Eastern Mahogany Fingerboard: Bound Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Scale: 642mm Preamp: Fishman Isys+ Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Chrome Die Cast Strings: High Quality USA Made

VE300SB Sunburst

“The Fishman preamp’s chromatic tuner makes open tuning a doddle, even when no lead is plugged into the guitar.” Louis Thorne – Guitar Buyer magazine

Professional Pickups & Preamps fitted as standard! Professional Pickups & Preamps

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VintageVE1300Series

VE1300N Natural

VE1300 Top: Solid German Spruce Back: Solid Mahogany Sides: Solid Mahogany Binding: Mock Tortoiseshell - Top & Sides Soundhole: Herringbone, Multi-Ply Ivory/Black Neck: Mahogany, Two Way Truss Rod Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Pickguard: Mock Tortoiseshell Scale: 642mm Preamp: Fishman Presys Blend Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Chrome Grover V-99CG Strings: High Quality USA Made

VE1300VSB Vintage Sunburst

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VintageVECJ100/660Series

VECJ100BK Hi Gloss Black

VECJ100 Top: Solid Spruce Body: Mahogany Sides: Mahogany Binding: Multi Black/White Neck: Eastern Mahogany Fingerboard: Bound Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Scale: 642mm Preamp: Fishman Presys Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Chrome Diecast Strings: High Quality USA Made

VE660 Top: Solid Spruce Back: Mahogany Sides: Mahogany Binding: Multi-Layer White/Black Neck: Eastern Mahogany Fingerboard: Bound Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Scale: 642mm Pickup: Single Coil Controls: 1 x Volume, 1 x Tone Tuners: Chrome/Green Tulip Buttons Strings: High Quality USA Made

VE660TSB Tobacco Sunburst

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Professional Pickups & Preamps fitted as standard! Professional Pickups & Preamps

With a style very much rooted in the era of bands like the Beatles, the Vintage VE660TSB has real 1960s character. Back in the days before dedicated electro-acoustics, amplifying and recording acoustic guitars often meant fitting electric guitar pickups and controls. Check the single coil pickup neatly tucked in at the neck of the VE660TSB specially for that authentic 1960s sound.


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VintageHISTORICSeries

VE440VB Vintage Burst

VE440/VE660/VE880

VE660VB Vintage Burst

Top: Solid Spuce Back: Mahogany Side: Mahogany Binding: Ivory White Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Scale: 645mm Nuts/Saddle: Nubone Preamp: Fishman Acoustic Matrix VT with Volume and Tone Control Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Open Gear Chrome Strings: High Quality USA Made Finish: Satin Open Pore

VE880VB Vintage Burst

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VintageVEC350Series “The VEC350 is a competent all rounder with a standard of performance that makes some other mini jumbos look expensive.” Jerry Uwins – Guitar & Bass magazine VEC350 Top: Flame Maple Veneer (Spruce Top BMS) Back: Mahogany Sides: Mahogany Binding: Black/White Multi-Ply Neck: Eastern Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Scale: 642mm Preamp: Fishman Presys Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Chrome Diecast Strings: High Quality USA Made VEC350ABF Maple Flame Trans Blue

“...a versatile and capable instrument.” Tony Simmons – Gear magazine

VEC350NF Maple Flame Natural

“The Fishman Sonicore undersaddle pickup complements the VEC350’s mellow tonality, delivering a more woody and rich tone than we’d expected.” Dave Durban – Guitarist magazine

VEC350BMS Pearl Black Metallic

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VintageVEC500Series “These could prove very hard to beat.” Total Guitar magazine

VEC500 Top: Solid Spruce (MP) Pale Solid Spruce Body: Eastern Mahogany (MP) Maple Sides: Eastern Mahogany (MP) Maple Binding: Multi White/Black Neck: Eastern Mahogany (MP) Maple Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Pickguard: Mock Tortoiseshell Scale: 648mm, 642mm 12-String Preamp: Fishman Isys + Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Chrome Die Cast Strings: High Quality USA Made

VEC500-12 Natural 12 String

VEC500BL Thru Blue VEC500MP Natural Satin Maple

“...the VEC500 delivers an appealing acoustic tone that’ll do the job in a variety of gig and home recording situations.” Dave Durban – Guitarist magazine

“The Fishman preamp and the guitar effortlessly complement each other.” Joey Setano – Play Music Pickup

VEC500N Natural

VEC500BK Black

VLH500N Natural Left Hand

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VintageVEC800

VEC800N Natural Gloss

VEC800 Top: Solid German Spruce Back: Mahogany Sides: Mahogany Binding: Black – Top, Black – Sides Neck: Mahogany, Two Way Truss Rod Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Pickguard: Mock Tortoiseshell Scale: 642mm Preamp: Fishman Presys + Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Chrome Grover 102 Strings: High Quality USA Made

VEC1400-12 Natural Satin

“The tone grew and developed the more I was willing to try out alternate settings and configurations. I have to say that I was impressed.” Steve Harvey – Acoustic magazine

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VintageVEC1400/1500Series “Any pigeonholing of Vintage at the budget end of the guitar marketplace is looking increasingly unjustified.” Louis Thorne – Guitar Buyer magazine VEC1400 / VEC1400-12 Top: Solid Spruce Back: Solid Mahogany Sides: Solid Mahogany Binding: Flame Maple – Top & Sides Purfling: Inlaid Abalone Soundhole: Inlaid Abalone Back/Bottom Centre Line: Multi-Layer Birds-eye Maple Neck: Mahogany, Two Way Truss Rod Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Scale: 648mm Preamp: Fishman Presys Blend Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Gold Grover 102 Strings: High Quality USA Made

VEC1400N Natural

VEC1500N Natural Satin

VEC1500 Top: Solid German Spruce Back: Solid Indian Rosewood Sides: Solid Indian Rosewood Binding: Flame Maple – Top & Sides Purfling: Inlaid Abalone Soundhole: Inlaid Abalone Back/Bottom Centre Line: Multi-Layer Flame Maple Neck: Mahogany, Two Way Truss Rod Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Scale: 642mm Preamp: Fishman Presys Blend Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Gold Grover 102 Strings: High Quality USA Made

Presys Blend features Built-in Microphone and Mic Blend Control

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VRA400BK Black

“...this ready-to-plug-in Vintage resonator seems like hugely great value for money.”

VRA400VSB Vintage Sunburst

Gear magazine (VRC800)

VRC800BK Black

VRC800BK Black

VRC800AMF Amber Flame Maple

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VintageResonatorSeries “Equipped with a lipstick-style single-coil pickup, the VRC800AMF has enough versatility to be employed for recording and more demanding live performances.” Guitar Buyer magazine (VRC800AMF) VRA400

“The AMG1 takes some beating as it covers all styles well.” Steve Hughes – Music Mart magazine

AMG1 Chrome

Top: Mahogany Back: Mahogany Sides: Mahogany Resonator: 10.5" Aluminium Spun Cone Binding: Multi-Layer White/Black Neck: Eastern Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Spider Scale: 630mm Tuners: Chrome Die Cast Strings: High Quality USA Made

VRC800BK Top: Mahogany Back: Mahogany Sides: Mahogany Resonator: 9.45" Aluminium Spun Cone Binding: White Neck: Eastern Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Maple Biscuit Scale: 630mm Pickup: Mini Humbucker Controls: 1 x Volume, 1 x Tone Tuners: Chrome Die Cast Strings: High Quality USA Made

AMG2 Chrome

VRC800AMF Top: Flamed Maple Back: Maple Sides: Maple Resonator: 10.5" Aluminium Spun Cone Binding: Cream Neck: Maple Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Ebony Scale: 626mm Pickup: Single Coil Controls: 1 x Volume, 1 x Tone Tuners: Chrome Die Cast Strings: High Quality USA Made AMG1

Top: Steel Body: Steel Resonator: 9.5" Aluminium Spun Cone Neck: Eastern Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Maple Biscuit Scale: 630mm Tuners: Chrome Die Cast Strings: High Quality USA Made

AMG2

“It sounded authentic... I was really happy with the results of my amble through some blues licks. I wouldn't hesitate to nominate the VRC800AMF as my faithful gigging companion.”

Top: Steel Body: Steel Resonator: 3 x 6" Aluminium Spun Cone Neck: Eastern Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Maple Biscuit Scale: 630mm Tuners: Chrome Die Cast Strings: High Quality USA Made

David Mead – Acoustic magazine

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VintageSYNERGYSeries “An attractive hybrid of both electric and acoustic instruments.” Gear magazine

VR6

VR6SB Sunburst

VR6N Natural

Top: Spruce Body: Textured Bowl Back Fingerboard: Rosewood Frets: 20 Binding: Multi-Ply White/Black Soundhole: Abalone Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Compensated Scale: 648mm Preamp: Fishman Isys T Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Diecast Chrome Strings: High Quality USA Made

VR6BK Gloss Black

VR6RRB Ruby Redburst

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VintageVCB430Series “This is a very pleasant sounding bass that's clear and defined with a natural vibrancy... For the price, this is an excellent introduction to the world of acoustic basses.” VCB430N Natural

Mike Brooks – Bass magazine VCB430 Top: Solid Spruce with Flame Maple Veneer Back: Mahogany Sides: Mahogany Binding: Multi-Layer White/Black Neck: Eastern Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Scale: 866mm Preamp: Fishman Presys Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Chrome (TBK) Gold (N) Strings: High Quality USA Made

VCB430TBK Thru Black

“Big and bold, the Vintage VCB430 really does seem to offer excellent value for money as it looks, sounds and handles like a more expensive instrument.” “The VCB430 has lot going for it than just a modest price tag!” Roger Newell – Guitarist magazine

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PILGRIMbyVintage VPG001N Natural Satin

Paul Tebbutt’s unique line of bowlback Pilgrim electro-acoustics caused a real stir in the 70s and 80s, winning numerous awards and accolades, and originals have achieved cult status among collectors. Pilgrim guitars featured the then-innovative method of guitar building, mating a meticulously selected solid cedar top to a contoured fibreglass back to produce the ultimate blend of tonal excellence, function, and form.

VPG001TSB Vintage Sunburst Satin

Pilgrim by Vintage – a collaboration between Paul and the Vintage design team – keeps the spirit of those pioneering early Pilgrim guitars alive, with a narrow waist accentuating the pronounced body curves, the use of selected close grain cedar tops, premium quality timbers for the neck and fingerboard, and a superb overall build quality to achieve stunning looks, easy playability, projection and superlative tone. The success of the Pilgrim by Vintage guitars has inspired the team to create a series of Pilgrim by Vintage banjos, mandolins and mandolas. Paul, an experienced, celebrated musician himself, has thrown his decades of instrument building experience into the project, and the results are nothing less than sensational. With classic designs and organic finishes that will appeal to players of all abilities, these exciting new models feature fine tonewoods and premium hardware appointments, accurately reflecting Vintage’s reputation for performance and value, along with Paul’s unending passion for quality, playability, tradition and tone.

Paul Tebbutt

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VPG001 Top: Solid Cedar, Satin Finish Body: Contoured Fibreglass Back Binding: Ivory/Multi Wood Inlay Rosette: Inlayed Wood Neck: Sapele/Maple/Sapele, Narrow Width, Shallow Profile Fingerboard: Rosewood Frets: 22, 2.2mm Hard Low Profile Headstock: Rosewood Face Top Nut: Bone Bridge: Rosewood Saddle: Bone Scale: 642mm Preamp: Fishman Presys + Pickup: Fishman Sonicore Tuners: Enclosed Chrome Die Cast Strings: High Quality USA Made

PilgrimPERFORMERUkuleleBanjos VPUB4

VPUB6

Performer Open Back Ukulele Banjo Shell: Rosewood Tone ring: Quality Rolled Brass Brackets: 12 Head: Coated Remo Neck: Walnut Fingerboard: Rosewood Tailpiece: Adjustable Tuners: Geared Hardware: Chrome Finish: Semi Matt

Performer Resonator Ukulele Banjo Resonator: Flamed Maple Shell: Maple Tone ring: Quality Rolled Brass Brackets: 12 Head: Coated Remo Neck: Flamed Maple Fingerboard: Ebony Tailpiece: Adjustable Tuners: Geared Hardware: Chrome Finish: Semi Matt

Guitar Bag: Included Brown 600 Denier nylon with 15mm padding. Classic carry handles and adjustable shoulder straps. 10mm zipper with metal pull tags. Internal padded neck suport with velcro restraining strap. Saddle bag style outer neck and body accessory pockets with magnetic fasteners. Address label holder and protective bottom grip strips.

PilgrimPROGRESSBanjos

VPBG26

VPB12

VPB30G

VPB35T

Progress resonator guitar banjo Resonator: Mahogany Shell: Aluminium Head: Coated Remo Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Adjustable Tuners: Enclosed, Geared 5th string peg Finish: Semi Matt

Progress open back 5-string banjo Shell: Mahogany Head: Coated Remo Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Adjustable Tuners: Enclosed, Geared 5th string peg Finish: Semi Matt

Progress 5-string resonator banjo Resonator: Mahogany Shell: Aluminium Head: Coated Remo Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Adjustable Tuners: Enclosed, Geared 5th string peg Finish: Semi Matt

Progress tenor resonator banjo Resonator: Mahogany Shell: Aluminium Head: Coated Remo Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Adjustable Tuners: Enclosed, Geared 5th string peg Finish: Semi Matt

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VPB018

VPB045

VPB075

VPB05T

Rocky Mountain 1 Resonator banjo Resonator: Mahogany Shell: Mahogany ply Tone ring: Quality rolled brass Brackets: 18 Head: Remo Weatherking Fiberskyn Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Tailpiece: Adjustable Tuners: Geared

Rocky Mountain 2 Resonator banjo Resonator: Burr Walnut Shell: Walnut Tone ring: Quality rolled brass Brackets: 24 Head: Remo Weatherking Coated Neck: Walnut Fingerboard: Rosewood Tailpiece: Adjustable Tuners: Geared

Rocky Mountain 3 Resonator banjo Resonator: Flamed Maple Shell: Solid Maple 3 ply Tone ring: Top quality brass Brackets: 24 Head: Remo Weatherking Coated Neck: Maple Fingerboard: Rosewood Tailpiece: Adjustable Clam style Tuners: Geared

Celtic Dawn 1 Open back tenor banjo Shell: Walnut Tone ring: Quality Rolled Brass Brackets: 24 Head: Remo Weatherking Fibreskyn Neck: Walnut Fingerboard: Rosewood Tailpiece: Adjustable Tuners: Geared


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PilgrimProfessionalBanjos

Celtic Dawn 2

Shady Grove 3

Shady Grove 7

Jubilee

VPB09T

VPB007

VPB003

Celtic Dawn 2 Open back tenor banjo Shell: Maple Tone ring: Whyte Laydie style Brackets: 24 Head: Remo Weatherking Neck: Maple Fingerboard: Rosewood Tailpiece: Adjustable Tuners: Geared

Shady Grove 7 Open back banjo Shell: Maple Tone ring: Whyte Laydie style Brackets: 24 Head: Remo Weatherking Fibreskyn Neck: Maple Fingerboard: Rosewood Tailpiece: Old time style Tuners: Geared

Shady Grove 3 Jubilee Open back banjo Open back banjo Shell: Walnut Shell: Maple Multi-ply Tone ring: Rolled brass Tone ring: Rolled brass Brackets: 24 Brackets: 18 Head: Remo Weatherking Fibreskyn Head: Remo Weatherking Neck: Walnut Neck: Maple Fingerboard: Rosewood Fingerboard: Rosewood Tailpiece: Old time style Tailpiece: Adjustable Tuners: Geared Tuners: Geared

VPB002

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PilgrimREDWOODMandolins VPMA50EAV

VPMA30

VPM400F

A-style electro-acoustic mandolin ‘F’ holes Top: Spruce Back/Sides: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Ebony Pickup: Piezo Controls: 1x Vol, 1 x Tone Hardware: Chrome Finish: Semi Matt Antique Violin

Redwood A-style mandolin ‘F’ holes Top: Solid Spruce Back/Sides: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Ebony Hardware: Gold Finish: Semi Matt Antique Violin

Redwood F-style mandolin ‘F’ holes Top: Solid Spruce Back/Sides: Solid Flamed Maple Neck: Maple Fingerboard: Rosewood, Scooped from 20th Fret Bridge: Ebony Hardware: Chrome Finish: Semi Matt Antique Violin

VPMA50AV Redwood Acoustic A-style mandolin ‘F’ holes

VPMA60

VPMA400

VPM400

Redwood A-style mandolin round soundhole Top: Solid Spruce Back/Sides: Solid Maple Neck: Maple Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Ebony Hardware: Chrome Finish: Semi Matt Distressed

Redwood A-style mandolin round soundhole Top: Solid Spruce Back/Sides: Solid Flamed Maple Neck: Maple Fingerboard: Maple Bridge: Ebony Hardware: Chrome Finish: Semi Matt Aged Natural

Redwood F-style mandolin round soundhole/scooped neck Top: Solid Spruce Back/Sides: Solid Flamed Maple Neck: Maple Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Ebony Hardware: Chrome Finish: Semi Matt Aged Natural

PilgrimCELTICDAWNMandolas VPMA15 Redwood Flatiron model mandolin Top: Spruce Back/Sides: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Rosewood Hardware: Chrome Finish: Semi Matt Antique Violin

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VPOM100

VPMD100

Celtic Dawn octave mandola Top: Solid Spruce Back/Sides: Solid Maple Neck: Maple Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Ebony w/Bone Saddle Hardware: Chrome Finish: Semi Matt

Celtic Dawn mandola Top: Solid Spruce Back/Sides: Solid Maple Neck: Maple Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Ebony w/Bone Saddle Hardware: Chrome Finish: Semi Matt


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Named after Laka, the Polynesian patron goddess of hula dancers, the sweet, soothing tones of the Vintage Laka pro-spec ukulele series will lift the heart and calm the soul...

VintageLAKAUkuleles

The Fishman Sonitone Onboard Preamp System features a soundhole mounted preamp with rotary controls for Volume and Tone and a Fishman Sonicore pickup. Separate battery box with output jack socket. VUT80EA Tenor Natural Satin

VUC80EA Concert Natural Satin

VUC90EA Concert Natural Satin

VUT90EA Tenor Natural Satin

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MODEL VUC80EA VUT80EA VUC90EA VUT90EA

TYPE BACK & SIDES TOP Cutaway Concert Ukulele Koa Solid Sitka Spruce Cutaway Tenor Ukulele Koa Solid Sitka Spruce Cutaway Concert Ukulele Koa Solid Koa Cutaway Tenor Ukulele Koa Solid Koa

NECK FINGERBOARD Mahogany/Nato Rosewood Mahogany/Nato Rosewood Mahogany/Nato Rosewood Mahogany/Nato Rosewood

BRIDGE Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood

PREAMP Fishman Sonitone Fishman Sonitone Fishman Sonitone Fishman Sonitone

MACHINES STRINGS Grover Aquila Grover Aquila Grover Aquila Grover Aquila

FINISH Open Pore Satin Open Pore Satin Open Pore Satin Open Pore Satin

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VUS50 Soprano with Onboard Tuner Mahogany

VUT90 Tenor Natural Satin

VUC70 Concert Natural Satin VUC90 Concert Natural Satin VUC85 Slim Body Concert Maple

VUS70 Soprano Natural Satin

VUC95 Concert Spalted Maple

VUS75 Soprano Butterfly Wood

MODEL

TYPE

VUS50 VUS70 VUS75

Soprano Ukulele Soprano Ukulele Soprano Ukulele

VUC70 VUC85 VUC90 VUC95 VUT90 VUT95

NECK

FINGERBOARD

BRIDGE

PREAMP

MACHINES

STRINGS

FINISH

Mahogany Solid Mahogany Mahogany Solid Mahogany Butterfly Wood Butterfly Wood

Mahogany/Nato Mahogany/Nato Mahogany/Nato

Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood

Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood

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Chrome/Pearl Chrome Chrome/Brown

Aquila Aquila Aquila

Open Pore Satin Open Pore Satin Open Pore Satin

Concert Ukulele Mahogany Solid Mahogany Slim Concert Ukulele Spalted Maple Solid Spruce Concert Ukulele Koa Solid Koa Concert Ukulele Spalted Maple Solid Spruce

Mahogany/Nato Mahogany/Nato Mahogany/Nato Mahogany/Nato

Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood

Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood Rosewood

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Chrome Chrome/Black Grover Chrome/Brown

Aquila Aquila Aquila Aquila

Open Open Open Open

Mahogany/Nato Mahogany/Nato

Rosewood Rosewood

Rosewood Rosewood

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Grover Chrome/Brown

Aquila Aquila

Open Pore Satin Open Pore Satin

Tenor Ukulele Tenor Ukulele

BACK & SIDES

VUT95 Tenor Spalted Maple

Koa Spalted Maple

TOP

Solid Koa Solid Spruce

Pore Pore Pore Pore

Satin Satin Satin Satin

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VintageLakaElectricUkeleles MP3 and headphone sockets included so you can play along to your favourite tunes with or without headphones. VUVS6 Transparent Red

Laka VUVS6/VUV100 Nylon Strung Electric Ukulele Body: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany - Set VUV2 Fingerboard: Rosewood Satin Nut: Ebony Sunburst Frets: 18 Scale Length: 378mm Overall Length: 618mm (VUVS6), 637mm (VUV100) Pickup: Piezo Controls: 1 x Volume, 1 x Tone Tuners: Diecast covered Sockets: MP3 & Headphone Accessories: Premium 30mm padded carry bag & MP3 connector cable

VUV100 Satin Sunburst

Laka VUV2 Steel Strung Electric Ukukele Body: Basswood Neck: Maple - Bolt-on Fingerboard: Rosewood Nut: Ebony Frets: 18 Scale Length: 378mm Overall Length: 635mm Pickup: Piezo & Single Coil x 1 Controls: 2 x Volume /1 x Tone for Single Coil pickup Tuners: Diecast covered Sockets: MP3 & Headphone Accessories: Premium 30mm padded carry bag & MP3 connector cable

VintageElectricUkeleles VUKE1 Tobacco Sunburst

VUKE1BK Black

VUKE1CSB Cherry Sunburst

VUKE1 Nylon Strung Electric Soprano Ukulele Body: Eastern Poplar Neck: Maple - Set Fingerboard: Rosewood Nut: Plastic Frets: 15 Scale Length: 350mm Overall Length: 540mm Bridge: Rosewood Pickup: Piezo Controls: 1 x Volume, 1 x Tone Tuners: Open Geared

VintageUkuleleSeries VUK20N Coconut Tan

VUK20BL Hula Blue

VUK20GRN Palm Green

VUK20BK Midnite Black

VUK15N Natural

VUK20 ukuleles feature mahogany bodies and tops, (VUK15N linden) 12 frets, rosewood fingerboard & bridges, open geared tuners and include carry bag, pitch pipe & pick.

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Tristan Seume

John Parr

Sarah Green – Lorenza Woods Tom Milner

Mike Kingswood – Glamour Of The Kill

Pontus Snibb and Mikael Fässberg – Bonafide Michael Robert John Verity

Billy Hawkins – Fishermans Friends

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