Vintage Instrument PDF Catalog Downloads


Out Of Print Digital Catalogs & Literature in PDF format


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1953 ALAMO ELECTRIC GUITARS , AMPs

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the ALAMO ELECTRIC GUITARS ,AMPLIFIERS, CASES literature from a 1953 wholesaler catalog which consists of 2 pages printed both sides (4 panels total). Each page has 7 loose-leaf binder holes punched. Features the Futurama Dual 8, Futurama 8, Alama Amp-6A along with other lap steels , amps and accessories..... Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print it all.

1970 ALTEC LANSING musical product catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the ORIGINAL 1970 ALTEC LANSING musical products catalog with nice Janis Joplin cover... This 10 page catalog contains Voice Of The Theatre Speaker systems, microphones, speakers, amps and accessories from this period. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure.

1980s ALVAREZ YAIRI "WORKS OF ART" GUITAR CATALOG

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the 80's vintage ALVAREZ YAIRI "WORKS OF ART" GUITAR CATALOG shown. It is undated but code seems to indicate 1986. This rare original full color catalog shows and describes all the lovely vintage Yairi acoustic guitars available at the time.. all the DY series, rare Lute back, CY series classic guitars, etc. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire color catalog....(more photos showing contents)

1964 AMPEG SUPER ECHO TWIN AMP GUIDE

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the ORIGINAL 1964 AMPEG Super Echo Twin Amp Guide... This single page guide (two sides) contains lots of useful information on proper operation and care of this legendary Ampeg tube amplifier. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire contents.

1977 Aria Pro II Electric Guitars Catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the ORIGINAL 1977 Aria Pro II Electric Guitars catalog printed in Japan and dated 1977. It shows and describes the extensive line of early Japanese Pro II knockoffs Les Pauls, Strats, Teles, ES-series, P and J basses, 4001 copies, etc. Models covered LC-750, 550, 500, LS-700, 500, 450, 420, ST-600, 400, TE-500, JB-600, 450, PB-550, 400, RB-750, LB-650, L-1000, EA-650, ES-800, 750. Although the source brochure had some moisture damage the scans are complete and legible. A great resource for anyone lucky enough to own one of these early Japanese imports or for those interested in these vintage Pro II guitars.. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure.

1976 BOYCE Handcrafted Guitars catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL little 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" ten-page black & white catalog in my archive.... This digital catalog shows and describes these carefully constructed handcrafted acoustic guitars made in North Falmouth, Massachusetts at that time. The scans are precise and clean and the text is chock full of useful reference information on this maker's instruments...........a great resource. Also includes a scan of a personal letter. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1959 CARVIN Musical Instruments catalog

- This RARE complete ORIGINAL black and white 22-page 8" x 11" digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of guitars, basses, lap steels, amplifiers, mandolins and accessories offered by the Covina , California direct sale company at this time. Some cool illustrations and descriptions of solid bodies and even a double neck or two. Joe Maphis , Larry Collins and Billy Mize endorsements too. Martin Acoustics listed with prices. DeArmond Pickup full page.

1972 CARVIN MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS catalog

- This RARE complete ORIGINAL black and white 32-page 8" x 11" catalog shows and describes the complete line of guitars, basses, lap steels, amplifiers, mandolins and accessories offered by the Escondido , California direct sale company at this time. Some cool illustrations and descriptions of solid bodies and even a double neck or two. Joe Maphis endorsement too. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog.

1992 CARVIN catalog

- This RARE complete ORIGINAL 63-page 8" x 11" color catalog shows and describes the complete line of guitars, basses, amplifiers and accessories offered by the Escondido , California direct sale company at this time. Loads of cool illustrations and descriptions of guitars and photos of endorsers..Craig Chaquico, Stanley Clark, Larry Carlton, Robbie Robertson, etc...

1953 CHAMPION DRUMS brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE ORIGINAL Champion Drums brochure from my personal archive. This digital collection includes five top quality scans of the ORIGINAL brochure showing Champion Drum Outfits such as Astoria Deluxe, Classmate, Mayfair & Video...along with their selection of Bass Drums, Parade Drums, Tuneable Tom Toms and Snares. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly.

1960s CORAL ELECTRIC SITAR Owner's Manual

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL owner's manual from my personal archive. This 4 page PDF includes information for owners of the Coral Electric Sitar by Danelectro including: Sitarmatic Bridge Adjustment, Neck Adjustment, Pickup Adjustment, Tuning, Sitar Strings, Floating Pickguard and Controls. Also includes a diagram identifying all parts of the rare instrument. The Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire manual clearly.

1966 CORDOVOX price list

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE original 1966 CORDOVOX price list dated April 1, 1966. Single page opens to 6 ½" x 6 ½" and shows a woman playing a cordovox accordion thru a couple of cordovox amps. Includes prices on all cordovox models and accessories including the CL-10 Leslie Tone Cabinet, pickup, covers,etc. The Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the complete pricelist clearly.

1981 DAION HANDCRAFTED GUITARS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" twelve-page color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the line of acoustic and acoustic-electric guitars distributed by MCI, Inc in Waco, Texas at this time. Shown and described are: Legacy Series L-9, L-99 , L-999, The '78 Century, '78 Heritage and '78 Heritage/12, '79 Brown, '79 Black,'80 and '80/12 string, Mark I and Mark I/12, Mark II and Mark II/12, Mark III, Mark IV, '81 Caribou, '81 Caribou/12, '81 Gazelle & Gazelle/12. Also includes two separate color promos showing the Mark Series , the YD and YW series AND original price list!!.... Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly. (more photos showing contents) Great reference material.

1959-60 DALLAPE ACCORDION brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the original 8 1/2" x 11" brochure from CHICAGO MUSICAL INSTRUMENT CO. 1960 copyright. Features the Dallape Professional Accordion models Super Maestro, Organtone, Maestro, Organette, Artist II and Artist IV as well as the Maestro amplifiers (Gibson products)...Stereo Maestro, Super Maestro, Maestro Standard, Maestro Viscount and Bell Stereo 30..... (see photos for more about contents) Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to view or print.

1953 DANELECTRO AMPLIFIERS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 9" x 12" four-page color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes Danelectro's tube amplifiers available at that time. Shown and described are : CHALLENGER, TWIN-TWELVE, MAESTRO, SPECIAL, ENVOY AC-DC and LEADER amplifiers as well as the ECHO BOX ACCORDION MICROPHINES, PIANO PICKUP AND VOICE MICROPHONE. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1956 DANELECTRO SLIM NECK GUITARS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 9" x 12" eight-page color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes Danelectro's complete line of single cutaway guitars available at that time. Shown and described are : Single, Double, New Triple Pickup, 6 string Bass, Amps...Twin-Fifteen, Twin-Twelve, Challenger, Artist, Centurion, The Viscount, Commando, Cadet, Corporal and Master-Slave System. Last page includes accessories and S-61 Hawaiian Lap Steel too. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1959-60 DANELECTRO ELECTRIC GUITARS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 9" x 12" eight-page color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes Danelectro's complete line of double cutaway guitars available at that time. Shown and described are : 6016 Single Pickup, 6026 Double Pickup, 6036 New Deluxe Triple Pickup, 3011 Famous Standard, NEW Convertible models 5005 without pickup, 5015 single pickup , 5025 double pickup, 4123 Guitarlin, 4423 Long Horn Bass, 3412 Short Horn Bass, 3923 Double Neck and S61 Hawaiian Guitar. Amps...Twin-Fifteen, Twin-Twelve, Explorer, Centurion, The Viscount, Cadet, Corporal and Commando. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1963 DANELECTRO GUITARS & AMPLIFIERS Catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the 1963 Danelectro Guitars & Amplifiers catalog showing and describing the Bellzouki, Deluxe Guitars, Standard Guitars, Vibrato Guitars, Convertible, Guitarlin, Long horn bass, Short horn bass, Double neck and their tube amplifiers...twin twelve, centurion, cadet, corporal, twin-fifteen, explorer, viscount as well as the Dano reverb...... Download includes PDF continuous document of the entire catalog.

1978 DIMARZIO MUSICAL INSTRUMENT PICKUPS catalog

- This 19-page catalog shows and describes DiMarzio's complete line of guitar and bass pickups available at that time. Shown and described are : SUPER DISTORTION HUMBUCKER, DUAL SOUND HUMBUCKER, SUPER II, PAF, FS1 & PreB1, SDS-1, MODEL 1 BASS PICKUP, MODEL P BASS PICKUP, MODEL J BASS PICKUP as well as the acoustic guitar pickups, mixer and accessories.

1976 DOBRO Catalog

- This is one Download with the COMPLETE catalog....nothing was omitted...a total of 6 high resolution full color scans! My carefully scanned jpegs of the 8 1/2" x 11" original color pamphlet style catalog shows all of the cool resophonics offered by this Long Beach, California Original Musical Instrument Company before Gibson bought them out. You're gonna want to have this one in your archive if you're interested in these fine American-made original instruments by the famous Dopyera family. There's loads of great color photos of each model available at the time as well as parts and brief history of the company. It isn't dated but predates the dated 1979 version I have. The Download brings the entire digital brochure full of useful reference information on this maker's instruments in a continuous PDF document......a great resource.

1979 DOBRO Catalog

- This is one Download with the COMPLETE catalog....nothing was omitted...a total of 6 high resolution full color scans plus pricelist! My carefully scanned jpegs of the 8 1/2" x 11" original color pamphlet style catalog shows all of the cool resophonics offered by this Long Beach, California Original Musical Instrument Company before Gibson bought them out. You're gonna want to have this one in your archive if you're interested in these fine American-made original instruments by the famous Dopyera family. There's loads of great color photos of each model available at the time as well as parts and brief history of the company. The Download brings the entire digital brochure full of useful reference information on this maker's instruments in a continuous PDF document......a great resource.

1985 DOBRO Catalog

- This is one Download with the COMPLETE catalog....nothing was omitted...a total of 11 scans! My carefully scanned PDF of the 8 1/2" x 11" original color pamphlet style catalog shows all of the cool resophonics offered by this Long Beach, California Original Musical Instrument Company before Gibson bought them out. You're gonna want to have this one in your archive if you're interested in these fine American-made original instruments by the famous Dopyera family. There's loads of great color photos of each model available at the time as well as parts and brief history of the company. Also includes the RARE and short-lived solid body electric Dobro line and the pricelist and discount price sheet. The Download brings the entire digital brochure full of useful reference information on this maker's instruments in a continuous PDF document......a great resource.

1987 DOBRO Catalog

- This is one Download with the COMPLETE catalog....nothing was omitted...a total of 12 scans! My carefully scanned PDF of the 8 1/2" x 11" original color pamphlet style catalog shows all of the cool resophonics offered by this Long Beach, California Original Musical Instrument Company before Gibson bought them out. You're gonna want to have this one in your archive if you're interested in these fine American-made original instruments by the famous Dopyera family. There's loads of great color photos of wood bodies & metal bodies available at the time as well as parts and brief history of the company. Also includes the RARE and short-lived solid body electric guitar line, the Upright Portable Bass and Lap Steel! Pricelist also with it.... The Download brings the entire digital brochure full of useful reference information on this maker's instruments in a continuous PDF document......a great resource.

1966 DOMINO ELECTRIC GUITARS brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 1966 DOMINO GUITARS brochure showing and describing several vintage japanese solid body electrics by Domino. Shows the "BARON" model solid body 6-string guitar (available in single, double and triple pickup) as well as the comparable BASS and 12 string models. Also the "CALIFORNIAN" Vox-knockoff model solid body 6-string and the "SILVER HAWK" that "looks and plays like that $450 guitar" but "....I paid only $110.00".... Pretty cool 47 year old original brochure... Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print all pages clearly. Great reference material.

1969-70 ELECTRO-COMP 101 synthesizer brochure

- This PDF includes the COMPLETE brochure consisting of 5 high resolution scans showing and describing this early portable synthesizer. The download brings the entire digital brochure full of useful reference information on this maker's "best portable synthesizer in the world" .....a great resource.

1969-70 ELECTRO-COMP 200 synthesizer brochure

- This PDF includes the COMPLETE brochure consisting of 4 high resolution scans showing and describing this early portable synthesizer. The download brings the entire digital brochure full of useful reference information on this maker's studio synthesizer that "....started a revolution" .....a great resource.

1970-72 ELECTRO-COMP 500 synthesizer brochure

- This PDF includes the COMPLETE brochure consisting of 5 high resolution scans showing and describing this early performance synthesizer... essentially a slimmed-down 101 with only 2 VCO's and sliders instead of patch points. The 500 competed directly with the Minimoog and the ARP Odyssey, although it was more similar in design to the Odyssey than the Minimoog.The download brings the entire digital brochure full of useful reference information on this maker's early synthesizer....a great resource.

1981 ESP catalog

- This 8 page digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of Electric Sound Products (ESP) including Navigator, Char Model, Random Star, Torrocco as well as GOLDTOP, DOT 335, LP CUSTOM and FIREBIRD copies....great Japanese versions of all the classic American guitars...STRATS, CUSTOM TELES, P-BASS, J-BASS,SG, etc. Also includes their extensive line of quality replacement parts & accessories.

1970 EMMONS Steel Guitars brochure

- This PDF includes the COMPLETE brochure....nothing was omitted...a total of 4 high resolution scans plus pricelist! My careful scans of the 8 1/2" x 11" original color pamphlet style catalog show all of the cool pedal steels offered by this Burlington, North Carolina Company at that time. Shown and described are: Professional Model Dual-Ten (D-10), Professional Single-Ten (S-10), Student Single-Eight (SS-8). Information on Professional Model features and an extensive pricelist included. The download brings the entire digital brochure full of useful reference information on this maker's instruments in a continuous PDF document......a great resource.

1957 EXCELSIOR ACCORDIANA guide/catalog

- This PDF includes the complete 1957 EXCELSIOR ACCORDIANA color guide/catalog for accordion. This 8-page color guide/catalog contains tips on selecting the right size and model accordion as well as illustrations and information on the Excelsior accordion line from this period. The download brings the entire digital brochure full of useful reference information on this maker's instruments in a continuous PDF document......a great resource.

1984 FLATIRON MANDOLIN catalog

- This ORIGINAL 9" x 12" catalog with SIX insert pages shows and describes the complete line of finely crafted instruments of the mandolin family available from this Bozeman, Montana manufacturer at that time. Shown and described are : CARVED TOP MANDOLINS - A5-2, A5-1; MANDOLINS- No. 1 & No. 2 (natural, shaded, sunburst), MANDOLAS - No. 1, No. 2 (shaded, sunburst, maple, koa); OCTAVE MANDOLINS - No. 3; also includes accessories, instrument specifications, two Frets review reprints and the folder that holds it all together with endorsements by loads of satisfied customers including David Grisman and Jesse McReynolds. Inside of folder has a foldout section with loads of shop and construction photos ...(see photos for more about contents)

1973 FOXX EFFECTS brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the ORIGINAL circa 1973 FOXX EFFECTS brochure "LAY YOUR SOUL ON THESE". This color brochure shows all the Foxx goodies available at this time including vintage Fuzz, Wa pedals, tone machine, etc. Pretty cool 40 year old original stomp box brochure consisting of 4 panels...(see photos for more about contents) Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1967 FRAMUS BANJOS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the complete ORIGINAL 7 3/4" x 7 3/4" six-page catalog from my personal archive. This digital brochure (original is one piece of paper folded three times to produce SIX well-illustrated pages) includes each and every page if full detail. It shows and describes the complete banjo line available from this German manufacturer at that time. Shown and described are : TENOR BANJO models 6/274 , 6/174 and 6/74. FIVE STRING BANJO models 6/75, 6/275 , 6/175 and long neck 6/175 PS. Also shows and describes GUITAR BANJO models 6/76 and 6/176. There is one MANDOLIN BANJO model 6/78 as well. Undated. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1967 FRAMUS GUITARS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11 1/2" sixteen-page catalog and two page insert from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes each and EVERY page if full detail. It shows and describes the complete guitar line available from this German manufacturer at that time. Shown and described are : AZ-10 (Attila Zoller) SERIES models 5/67 and 5/65. Missouri acoustic electric model 5/60 E, thin body electrics (Studio, Atlantic, Caravelle, Deluxe 6) , electric 12 strings, Country Western flattops (Gaucho, Texan, Western, Jumbo, Blue Ridge and the amazing double neck Big 18), Acoustic 12 strings, Solid Electrics (Strato series AND Big 18 double neck!), classic guitars, Lute, electric basses (solid and thin acoustic electric), along with student guitars and mandolins (solid and hollow body). The insert shows Fret Jet and New Sound acoustic electrics as well as the Strato series solid bodies , Sorella and Missouri archtop cutaways! Undated. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1979 FRANKLIN GUITARS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the original five-page Franklin OM guitar brochure from Guitar's Friend. This PDF includes each and EVERY page in full detail. It shows and describes the OM model guitar line available from this maker at that time. Includes descriptions and prices of model 1 (OM-18 style), model 2 (OM-28 style Indian Rosewood), model 3 (OM-28 style Brazilian Rosewood) and model 4 (OM-41 style). Includes pricelist and endorsement page. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1979 GIVENS GUITAR & MANDOLIN catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of this rare 12 page brochure from my personal archive. This digital brochure includes descriptions of instruments hand made by R.L. Givens at that time. Included are: Style 27 and Style 18 flattop guitars as well as A & F model mandolins. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1982 GOLD STAR BANJO catalog

- This 8 1/2" x 11" color brochure is a single piece of paper folded in thirds to produce 6 full color pages showing and describing Gold Star mahogany and maple ARCHTOP series banjos available at that time. Shown and described are : Hearts & Flowers Model HF12 (maple), Model HF11 (mahogany), Model FE11 (Flying Eagle mahogany), Wreath Models W11 (mahogany) and Model W12 (maple). Also includes 1982 dealer pricelist with discount prices included.

1982 GOLD STAR BANJO catalog

- This 8 1/2" x 11" color brochure is a single piece of paper folded in thirds to produce 6 full color pages showing and describing Gold Star mahogany FLATHEAD series banjos available at that time. Shown and described are : GF100FE (Flying Eagle), GF100W (Wreath), GF100 HF (Hearts & Flowers) and GF85 (RB-3 inlay). Additional photos show construction details making these some of the finest production banjos made. Also includes 1982 dealer pricelist with discount prices included.

1975 GREAT LAKES Banjo catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" 25-page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of top quality open back and resonator banjos produced by the way-too-short-lived Great Lakes Banjo Co. in Ann Arbor Michigan at this time. Illustrations and descriptions of all the 5 string banjos included: Vanguard, Standard, Blue Ribbon, No. 4, No. 5, Bill Keith Special, Elite and Presentation. Also includes the original price list dated June 1st, 1975. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly. Can't be without this one!

1980 GURIAN Guitars catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 7 1/4" sixteen-page guitar catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of acoustic guitars offered by Gurian Guitars at this time. This rare black and white catalog has loads of information and descriptions on model sizes, woods, neck to body mounting, bracing, etc. Shows and describes Size 2 , Size 3 , Jumbo and Cutaway steel strings and a classic guitar as well as accessories, testimonials and photos. Includes 1980 price list and letter from Michael Gurian! Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1980 "THE GURIAN CUTAWAY" guitar folder

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL Gurian Cutaway guitar brochure from my personal archive. This digital facsimile shows and describes in detail the Cutaway as well as the Size 2 , Size 3 and Jumbo guitars offered by Gurian Guitars at this time. This rare color brochure is one piece of paper folded to produce like eight panels and has information, photos and descriptions on model sizes, woods, neck to body mounting, bracing, etc. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1973 HARPTONE Guitars catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" four-page color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the acoustic guitars offered by the Harptone Mfg Corp at this time. Illustrations of the Sultans; S-6NC, RS-6BC, Eagles; E-6N, E-6NC, E-6S, Zodiacs; Z-6N, Larks: L-6N, L-12NC and the George Harrison/Ringo Star Model RS-6NC. Also the B-4 acoustic bass. One full page of "features of Harptone Guitars" showing bracing, frets, headstock design, double truss rod and arched back. Includes original price list! Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1967 HOFNER GUITARS & BASSES catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes each and every page if full detail. It shows and describes: Electric Basses...Hofner 500/1, 500/2, G500/1,, Hofner 500/8BZ, B500/8BZ, 500/6, 185-S. Electric Guitars... Hofner 172, 173, 176, 177 Hofner 459VTZ, 459TZ, G459VTZ, G459TZ Hofner 4500, 4560, 4680, 4700 Hofner 4572, 4578, B4578 Hofner 4574VTZ, 4575VTZ, 4600 Hofner 125, 126, 457/12, 457SE2, 470SE2, 467SE2. Acoustic Guitars... Hofner 450-S, 457-S, 470-S, 467-S Hofner 448, 489, 491, 496 Hofner 490, 492, 492E Hofner E484 Hofner 484, 487, 493, 497, 498, 4980, 514H. Lutes and Mandolins...Hofner 408, 420 (Lute), 545, E545 (Mandolin) Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1978 Iida BANJOS Catalogue

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" FULL color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes every page of the original catalog showing and describing the complete line of fine BANJOS produced by Iida at this time. Color illustrations and descriptions of: FIVE STRING Models 223 & 225, Model 226 & 229, Models 227, 230 & 231, Models 232-1 & 233, BELLA DONNA (Vega Tubaphone #9 style), Model 235 mastertone copy (available in 4 different inlay patterns), Model 237, 239 & 240, Model FB550 & FB440 open back Folk Banjos, Model 227BM (banjo mandolin), Model 260 SIX string banjo, and Models 239T (tenor) and 231P (plectrum). Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog very clearly. Great reference material.

1950s JENCO MUSICAL PRODUCTS brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL Jen-Co Musical Products brochure from my personal archive. This digital collection includes four top quality scans of the ORIGINAL brochure showing Xylophones, Marimbas, Electric Vibra-Bells, Glockenspiels, Tympany, tubular chimes and orchestra bells. One piece of paper folded to produce 4 panels. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly.

1970 KASINO AMPLIFIERS brochure

- RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" KASINO AMPLIFIERS brochure includes 4 full color panels. Brochure shows and describes amp models 401, 151, 252, 802, 804, 824, 404, 424, 402, 422 as well as the colossal 1608 (sixteen 10" speaker) and 1628 (sixteen 12" speaker) amplifiers from the Kustom Electronics folks in Kansas.

1953 KAY GUITARS Catalogue

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE ORIGINAL Kay 1953 catalog from my personal archive. This PDF includes all nine pages of the original catalog showing and describing K162 electronic Bass, K161 "Thin Twin" guitar,K125, K150, K151 electric guitars K156 and K159 Lap Steels, K600 , K615, K300 amplifiers, K95 mandolin, Kay professional archtop models K-45 and K115, Kay Flattop models K-27, K-23 and the Professional archtop cutaway model K-21 and professional flattop model K-22 as well as the "popular" Kay moderately priced flattops, archtops and even their Windsor line. All illustrations are black and white. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog very clearly. This has some cool old classics.....Great reference material.

1956 KAY GUITARS Catalogue

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 9" x 12" eight-page jobber catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes every page of the original catalog showing and describing the complete line of Guitars , Banjos, Mandolin, and Lap Steels produced by the Kay Musical Instrument Company in Chicago, Illinois at this time. Color illustrations and descriptions of all their cool stuff included: Electrics include K172-Sunburst and Blonde, K192-G ("Roman Gold"), K192-S (Sunburst), K192-B (Blonde) as well as the K161 "Thin Twin", K142, K130, K136, K152-B, K152S, K148S, K155 and K157 Lap Steels, K95 Electric Mandolin, K160 and K162 Electric Basses. Full line of Acoustics including archtops K32, K35, K1-B, K1-S, K37, Speed Demons K11-S, K11-B, K21-B, K21-S, K40-S, K40-B. Flattops K18, K22, K24, K15, K12, K27 and Banjos K53, K54-T, K50, K52, K51, K55-P. Mandolins K64, K68, K72 and K70. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog very clearly. This has some cool old classics.....Great reference material.

1956 KAY KESSEL GUITARS brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 9" x 12" four-page brochure from my personal archive. This digital brochure of one piece of paper folded to produce 4 pages shows and describes the "Instruments By Kay Standards by Kessel" Kay Kessel guitars produced by the Kay Musical Instrument Company in Chicago, Illinois at this time. Black and White illustrations and descriptions of some cool stuff included: Kessel Jazz Special, Kessel Artist Guitar, Kessel "Pro" Guitar and the Western Rhythm Guitar (flattop). Also includes a full page showing and describing the SILVA BANJOS by Kay. Silva Model, Silva "Pro" Model and Silva Artist. All instruments include retail prices too! Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly. Kelvinators!!.....Great reference material.

1959 KAY GUITARS Catalogue

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 9" x 12" eight-page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog includes every page of the original catalog showing and describing the complete line of Guitars , Banjos , Lap Steels and Mandolins produced by the Kay Musical Instrument Company in Chicago, Illinois at this time. Color illustrations and descriptions of all their cool stuff included: Electrics include Kessel Jazz Special, 6700S, 1700S, K8990J, K6540, K6533, K6970, K4144, K4140, K5910. Also shows and describes a dozen or more archtop acoustics and another dozen or so Flattop acoustics as well as the banjos and mandolins. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog very clearly. More cool old classics from Kay!.....Great reference material.

1957 KAY BASSES & CELLOS brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 9" x 12" four-page brochure from my personal archive. This digital brochure shows and describes the line of student basses and cellos produced by the Kay Musical Instrument Company in Chicago, Illinois at this time. Also included some pages from a Grossman Counter Catalog showing the very cool Kay Maestro M-1B, Swingmaster S-9 and Chubby Jackson model S-51 basses and Kay accessories. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly. Great reference material.

1965 KAY Musical Instruments catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 9" x 12" twenty-four page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line acoustic & electric guitars, amps, banjos and mandolins produced by the Kay Musical Instrument Company in Chicago, Illinois at this time. Shows and describes, along with prices: Kay Solid Body models...VANGUARD models K100, K102, K331, K332, K333, K310, K321, K322. ARTIST Solid Body models K370, K360, K350, K592 double cut hollow w/ vibrato. Thinline Swingmasters K673, K672. Speed Demons K571, K573. Hollow Body electrics K6535, K6533. Galaxie K580, Jazz II K775, Thinlines #1963, #1962 and #1961. K300 double cut solid. Electric Basses K5915, K5920, K5930. Pages of "NEW" Transistorized Amps, numerous Flattop steel strings, Classics, Banjos and mandolins too! Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly. Great reference material.

1967 KENT ELECTRIC GUITARS, FLATTOPS, MANDOLINS & BANJOS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" KENT MUSICAL PRODUCTS catalog from my personal archive. This PDF includes 14 full color top quality scans of the ORIGINAL dated catalog. With a very cool beach scene on the cover, this catalog shows and describes KENT hollow body electric models 821, 820 & 822. KENT solid bodies models 740 white, 741 cherry red & 742 blonde FOUR pickup are also shown and described. KENT 12 string double pickup solid body electric model 745 cherry red, KENT 743 sunburst BASS, 744 electric Mandolin (blonde) and 744 solid body electric mandolin in white are also shown & described. KENT also shows VIOLIN SHAPED CUTAWAYS...834 cherry red 6-string violin shaped, 835 yellow sunburst electric 12-string violin shaped, 836 yellow sunburst electric mandolin violin shaped and 833 Amber violin bass. Much more including Folk models 657 , 658 (12-string), 3505, 3506 4701 and 4751 (12-strings),Jumbo Westerns model 3504 & 4702, KENT Tenor banjos, 5 string banjos and classic guitars too!! Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1983 KENTUCKY MANDOLIN brochure

- This 8 1/2" x 11" KENTUCKY MANDOLIN brochure includes six top quality scans of ORIGINAL b&w KENTUCKY MANDOLIN brochure. One piece of paper folded to produce 6 panels, this brochure, with David Grisman on the cover, shows and describes KM-DAWG, KH-DAWG, KM-1500, KM-1000, KM-600, KM-800, KM-650, KM-250S and KM-180S.

LaTOSCA ACCORDIONS catalog (1950)

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" seven-page catalog showing LaTosca and Hohner accordions. This 7-panel black and white brochure shows and describes the many (made in Italy) LaTosca accordion models as well as quite a few HOHNER accordions offered at this time. Undated but excerpted from a 1950 jobber catalog. PDF is seven pages allowing you to see or print the entire publication very clearly.

LAB SERIES AMPLIFIER CATALOG 1980s

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the VINTAGE 1980s LAB SERIES AMPLIFIER CATALOG...a product by Gibson..a division of Norlin Industries. The catalog consists of two-parts (in other words it opens from both ends revealing distinctly different brochures). Front section is 12 pages describing Lab Series amplifiers. Back section is another 8 pages with b&w photos of the Lab facility and workers..Additionally there are 8 color photo/cards with the different amp models available. Front of each card is a color photo and backside includes full description and specifications. Can’t find any date but estimate it is from early 80s?.. PDF includes all pages allowing you to see or print the entire publication very clearly.

1979 LoPrinzi Guitars catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL guitar brochure from my personal archive. This digital facsimile shows and describes LoPrinzi acoustic guitars offered at this time. This rare brochure gives information ,descriptions and some photos of: Dreadnaught Flattops LM-15, LM-12, LR-15, LR-20, LR-25 , LR-50, LR-50-20. Folk Guitars VM-10, TM-10, VR-10 and Flattop 12 string models LM-15-12, LM-12-12. Includes pricelist. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly.

1925 Lyon & Healy, Inc GUARANTEE

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE ORIGINAL 1925 Lyon & Healy, Inc GUARANTEE from my personal archive. This digital facsimile shows both sides of the original 3 1/2" x 8" color guarantee that was included with all Lyon & Healy or Washburn instruments offered at this time. Delightful bit of memorabilia or you can print it to include with your vintage Washburn or Lyon & Healy banjo, guitar, mandolin,etc. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print both sides clearly.

1953 MACCAFERRI GUITAR catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 9" x 12" four-page color catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes Mario Maccaferri's Guitars, ukes and accessories available at that time. Shown and described are : FULL MASTER SIZE GUITAR , ISLANDER UKE, ISLANDER DELUXE, ISLANDER UKETTE and Islander Visual Chordmaster. Illustrations show adjustable neck, body, bridge, gear head, cutaway, armored neck and tailpiece. Also shows Famous Maccaferri reeds, reed-o-meter, reed service cabinet and maccaferri mouthpieces. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1975 MADEIRA (from GUILD) Guitars catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL guitar brochure from my personal archive. This digital facsimile shows and describes the complete line of Madeira guitars , mandolins and banjo offered by Madeira ...imports that were serviced and distributed exclusively by Guild Guitars. This rare full color brochure gives loads of information photos and descriptions of: Jumbo Bodies, 12-Strings, Classic Guitars, Mandolins and 5 string banjo. Dreadnaughts, Folk models...they're all here along with a pricelist. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly.

1956 MAGNATONE GUITAR & AMPLIFIER catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL guitar and amplifier catalog from my personal archive. This digital facsimile shows and describes the cool line of Magnatone guitars & amps offered at the time. This 8 page catalog gives loads of information, photos and descriptions of: STEEL GUITAR models G-70, G65, G-85 (double neck) and G-95 (triple neck), ELECTRIC SPANISH GUITAR models Mark IV, Mark V (w/bigsby), Mark III and Mark III Deluxe. Also includes Custom 200 series amplifiers showing/describing Model 280, 213 and 260 as well as smaller amp models "Starlet", "Varsity Deluxe", "Melodier" and "Troubadour". In addition there are head shots of some endorsers like Gene Davis, Bob Gibbons, Grady Martin and Manny Lopez. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly.

1966 MAGNATONE STARSTREAM GUITAR & BASS brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL guitar and amplifier catalog from my personal archive. This digital facsimile shows and describes the cool Magnatone "lightweight" electric guitars & bass offered at the time. This 6 page catalog gives lots of information, photos and descriptions of: SOLID BODY ELECTRIC GUITAR models G-15, G20 G-5 and G-10 (bass) and SEMI-ACOUSTIC GUITAR model A-2. In addition there are band and performer photos of some endorsers using Magnatones. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly.

1966 MAGNATONE Professional AMPLIFIER Line brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL amplifier brochure from my personal archive. This digital facsimile shows and describes the complete line of Magnatone "Professional" amps offered at the time. This rare brochure gives loads of information photos and descriptions of: MP-3, MP-1, MP-2, MP-5 and MP-4 amplifiers. All include list prices. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly.

1966 MAGNATONE Custom AMPLIFIER Line brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL amplifier brochure from my personal archive. This digital facsimile shows and describes the complete line of Magnatone "Custom" amps offered at the time. This 5 page brochure gives loads of information photos and descriptions of "The Incomparable Magnatone" models MP-10, M-7, MP-12, MP-15 and MP-20 Stereo amplifiers. All include list prices. Also a couple of cool band b&w photos! Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly.

1970s MIGHTY MITE Brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE 70s brochure with 8 pages containing illustrations and information on this company's guitar parts and accessories. strat pickguards, pickups, brass replacement parts, pickups, bridges, saddles,etc. Good reference. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or PRINT the entire brochure clearly.

1951 NATIONAL Guitars catalog

- Offering a Download containing superb high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 7" x 10" 16 page catalog. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of National guitars, amps and lap steels offered at the time. Photos and descriptions of all these models included: "Grand Console" Double Neck Electric Hawaiian, "New Yorker" Electric Hawaiian , "Dynamic" Electric Hawaiian, Special 8 String Electric Hawaiian, National "TripleX Chord Changer", "Chicagoan" Electric Hawaiian Guitar And Amplifier, Model 1215 and 1210 National Amplifiers, Triple Neck Electric Hawaiian, National Clipper Electric Hawaiian, Model 1122 Solid Body Electric Spanish, Model 1123 Solid Body Electric Spanish Cutaway (both single and double pickup solid body models shown), National Deluxe Amplifier, "Club Combo" Electric Spanish, No. 1191 "Student" Flat Top Spanish, National Amplifiers #1202, #1212, #1275, "Aristocrat" Electric Spanish, "California" Electric Spanish, No. 1120 and No 1125 Electric Spanish, No. 1135 Carved Top Spanish, No 1140 Carved Top Spanish, No. 1155 Jumbo Flat Top Spanish , No 1150 Concert Flat Top Spanish. The Jumbo flattop features the Gibson body with National neck. Cool Original catalog and a great resource. (see photos for more about contents) Download includes PDF format continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly...

1964 NATIONAL Guitars catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" eight page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of electric guitars and amplifiers by Valco Guitars at this time. Illustrations and descriptions of all the fabulous "Glas" body electrics included: Glenwood 95, 98 and 99, Newport 88, 84 and 82, National 85 Bass, Studio 66, Westwood 77, 75, and 72, 9 different amplifiers and 4 different Electric Steel guitars. (New Yorker, Dynamic 25, Studio 76, Console 50 double neck). Also includes the original price list dated July 1st, 1964. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1939 OAHU Guitars & Accessories catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" 36-page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of top quality acoustic, electric and Hawaiian guitars produced by the Oahu Co. in Cleveland, Ohio at this time. Illustrations and descriptions of all their cool stuff included: Oahu Deluxe Jumbo Guitar, Oahu Jumbo Guitar, Oahu Hawaiian Electric Guitar & Amplifier, plus loads of other acoustics, Bass Viol, Bassoguitar, cases, strings, picks, flat bars, round bars, guitar stands, microphones, bridges, Hawaiian Jewelry....even Hula Skirts!. Also includes four scans of a special insert "Oahu Custom Built Electric Guitars". Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1948 OAHU Guitars & Accessories catalog No. 27

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" 60-page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of top quality acoustic, electric and Hawaiian guitars produced by the Oahu Co. in Cleveland, Ohio at this time. Illustrations and descriptions of all their cool stuff included: Diana Lap Steel, Iolana double neck Hawaiian, Iolana amp, rickenbacker double neck electric hawaiian, Harmony electric guitars & amps, Melodier guitar, Dickerson Lap steel & amp, DeArmond Pickups, Oahu Supreme, Oahu Comet Console, Varsity, ElectroVoice Microphones, cases, steels, picks, bridges and loads of other accessories. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1971 OVATION Solid Body Guitars brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" six-page brochure from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the solid body electric guitars produced by the Ovation Instruments Co. in Bloomfield, CT at this time. Information and descriptions of BREADWINNER and DEACON models and a page devoted to Features like Pickups, Circuitry, Bridge, Neck,etc. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly. What a beauty!!!

1975 OVATION SOLID BODIES Guitar catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL Ovation Solid Body Guitar catalog shown. This digital catalog of 5 pages shows and describes the rare solid bodies produced by the Ovation Instruments Co. in Bloomfield, CT at this time. Illustrations and descriptions of Breadwinner and Deacon models as well as specifications and info on pickups, bridges and circuitry. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1977 OVATION "THE GUITARS OF THE STARS" catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" 26-page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of guitars produced by the Ovation Instruments Co. in Bloomfield, CT at this time. Illustrations and descriptions of all their cool guitars : Custom Legend and Legend, Glen Campbell Artist and 12 String, Folklore and Pacemaker , Custom Balladeer, Balladeer, and Artist Classic, Country Artist, Concert Classic, and Classic Balladeer . Also Accessories and Guitar Cases, page about customer Service, info on Limited Lifetime Warranty and Specifications , The Patented Ovation Design, bracing patterns...etc. You can learn all there is to know about Ovations from this period with this comprehensive catalog. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly. What a beauty!!!

1980 OVATION Guitars catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" 44-page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of "Award Winning Guitars produced by the Ovation Instruments Co. in Bloomfield, CT at this time. Illustrations and descriptions of all their cool guitars : Custom Legend, Anniversary, Legend Ltd. and Legend, Glen Campbell Artist, Folklore, Artist, Custom Balladeer, Balladeer, Custom Legend 12 string, Glen Campbell 12 string, Pacemaker 12 string, Classic, Country Artist and Concert Classic. Also shows Accessories & Guitar Cases and gives a bit of history on the roundback guitars. You can learn all there is to know about Ovations from this period with this comprehensive catalog. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly. Can't be without this one!

1935 PARAMOUNT & LANGESTILE BANJO Brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of some RARE prewar Paramount pages containing illustrations and information on their late production banjos. There are a total of SIX pages excerpted from a 1935 catalog of a major retailier showing "STUDENT PRINCE" tenors, "LANGE CRAFT" model numbers 14, 18, 20 & 24 and PARAMOUNT Style 1, Style X & Style B. Additionally there are a couple of rarely seen Paramount "NEW MODELS" called "The Trooper" & "The Rhythm Special"! This exciting collection also includes a couple of pages of interesting banjo accessories as well. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or PRINT the entire collection clearly.

1930 SUPER-PARAMOUNT BANJO Brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete reprint of the 8 1/2" x 11" prewar Paramount brochure with 16 black & white pages (not counting covers) containing illustrations and information on these banjos. Shows Paramount Style No. 1, Style B, Leader, Aristocrat Special, Artcraft, Super Paramount models..., Artist Supreme, Artist Professional, Artist Supreme and the unique Paramount Spanish Guitar too! Good reference if you missed out on this reprint. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or PRINT the entire brochure clearly.

1976 PARSONS/WHITE STRING BENDER brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the rare original 1976 PARSONS/WHITE STRING BENDER brochure. This single 8 ½" x 11" page folded to produce 6 panels describes and promotes the "string bender" for Telecaster, Esquire and Broadcaster style guitars. As made famous by Clarence White...built and installed by the inventor... It is dated 1976... Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or PRINT the entire brochure clearly.

1970s POLYTONE Brochure

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE 70s brochure with 5 pages containing illustrations and information on this company's guitars and amps. Good reference. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or PRINT the entire brochure clearly.

PROVIDENCE GUITAR & BANJO brochure (undated, est 1969)

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" 4-panel brochure showing complete banjos as well as repro necks. This single page 4-panel black and white brochure shows and describes the Mastertone-style banjos and reproduction Mastertone necks offered by Providence Guitar & Banjo at this time. Undated my current best guess is 1969. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or PRINT the entire brochure clearly.

1980s RAMIREZ GUITAR Catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE circa 1982 color catalog containing illustrations and information on the guitars of Jose Ramirez. This catalog is undated. My best guess is early 80s. The Centenario is shown (1882-1982) which leads me to believe this MAY be from 1982-83. Loads of primo classical and flamenco guitars. The PDF includes 12 scans. Each scan shows TWO pages of the 24 page catalog. Excellent reference.(see photos for more about contents) Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or PRINT the entire catalog clearly.

1953 ROGERS DRUM CATALOG

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the 7-page black and white Rogers Drum Catalog. The catalog pages have lots of information and photos of outfits like the Rogers "Supreme", "Rendevous" , "Commander", "Playmate" as well as Rogers Snare drums, Parade drums, Bass drums, Tom Toms and Jenco Tympanis. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1970s ROGERS XP-8 POWER SHELLS DRUM CATALOG

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the Rogers XP-9 Power Shells Drum Catalog shown. Although there is no date on this catalog it does appear to be from that time. Catalog measures 8 ½" x 11" with 8 pages including covers...lots of information and photos of shells, colors available, and kits: Studio Ten, Ultra Power Eight, Garibaldi Outfit, Londoner Seven, Roy Burns Outfit, Londoner Five, etc. Also some hardware , accessories and endorsers. A classic bit of advertising.Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1982 SAGA BANJOS catalog

- This complete ORIGINAL Saga Banjos catalog shows and describes the complete line of banjos offered at that time. Illustrations and descriptions of Style I, Style II, Special Florentine, Style III, Student and Bella Voce as well as specifications.

1982 SAGA GUITARS catalog

- This complete ORIGINAL Saga Guitars catalog shows and describes the complete line of guitars offered at that time.Illustrations and descriptions of HD-112, HD-305 and HD-115 as well as a Dreadnought Guitars Features chart that includes specs on all the models offered AND a price list and letter.

1980s SAGA BANJO KITS CATALOG

- This complete ORIGINAL 9" x 12" catalog with 11 numbered pages includes photos and information on SAGA BANJO KITS. Features The RK-6 based on classic banjo designs from the mid-30s, the RK-4 , OK-4 (Whyte Laydie), RK-2 and OK-2, along with a page of accessories and another with all specifications.

1959 SCOTT High Fidelity Catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" eighteen-page original catalog showing and describing all the cool Stereo- Monophonic high fidelity components offered by this Maynard, Mass Company at that time. Shown and described are the 135 Stereo-Dapter, #99D 22-watt Complete Amplifier, #209 36- watt Complete Amplifier, #210F 36-watt Dynaural Complete Amplifier, #121C Dynaural Equalizer-Preamp, #299 40-watt Stereo Amplifier, #330C AM-FM Stereo Tuner, #130 Stereo Preamplifier, #250 40-watt Power Amplifier, #310B Broadcast Monitor Tuner, #311C FM Tuner, #300 AM-FM Tuner, #710 Stroboscopic Turntable, #1000 Matched Stereo Arm & Cartridge as well as a Hi-Fi guide and brief history of the company. A must for the audiophile. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly.

1989 SHENANDOAH (by Martin) Catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete 8 1/2" x 11" original FULL COLOR pamphlet catalog (one piece that folds into three double sided pages) with color photographs of Martin's short-lived Shenandoah line of guitars at the time. You're gonna want to have this one in your archive if you're serious about Martins. This is one you'll cherish and read over and over again. . Color illustrations and descriptions of all their cool stuff included: SE-2832, SE-6032, C-20, HD-2832, 000-2832, D12-2832, D-6032, D-1832, D-2832, D-3532, D- 6732, D-4132 as well as a "Shenandoah Production Specifications" page. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly. Next time the discussion centers around whether these have veneer or solid back and sides you'll be able to answer authoritatively.

1978 SHO-BUD Steel Guitars brochure

- complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" full color 8 page brochure shows and describes the complete line of pedal steel guitars. Photos and descriptions of all these models included: Model 6164 PRO III, Model 6155 PRO II , Model 6166 Super Pro, Model 6150 L.D.G, Model 6148 Pro I Custom, Model 6152 Maverick and Model 6139 (described but not shown). Also shows volume pedal and other accessories. Cool Original catalog and a great resource. Prices also written in.

1967 SHURE MICROPHONES catalog

- complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" brochure with 14 numbered pages. This brochure shows and describes the complete line of microphones offered by this highly regarded manufacturer. Includes: SELECTING THE CORRECT SHURE MICROPHONE, MICROPHONES FOR TAPE RECORDING, UNIDYNE AND UNISPHERE UNIDIRECTIONAL DYNAMIC MICROPHONES, OMNIDIRECTIONAL DYNAMIC MICROPHONES, RIBBON MICROPHONES, UNIDIRECTIONAL CRYSTAL AND CERAMIC MICROPHONES, LOW COST GENERAL PURPOSE MICROPHONES, ACCESSORIES, GOLD MICROPHONES, MICROPHONES WITH ATTACHED PLUGS, MATCHED PAIR MICROPHONES, MICROPHONE CASES & MICROPHONE MIXERS. Cool Original catalog and a great resource.

1970 SHURE VOCAL MASTER catalog

- This complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" brochure with 8 numbered pages shows and describes the complete line of amplifier consoles, booster amplifiers, speaker columns, monitor speakers and accessories offered by this highly regarded manufacturer. Includes: VOCAL MASTERs VA300 & VA302. POWER MASTER PM300 & PM300E, SPEAKER COLUMNS VA300S and MONITOR VA301s. Cool Original catalog with some very hip photos (see cover) and a great resource.

1976 SHURE MICROPHONES, MIXERS ,ACCESSORIES Catalog

- This complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" eleven-page catalog shows and describes the full line of Shure microphones, mixers and accessories. Also includes some cool photos of endorsers....Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty, Beach Boys, The Who, Led Zeppelin and The Fifth Dimension...

1981 Martin SIGMA Catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete 8 1/2" x 11" original FULL COLOR pamphlet catalog (one piece that folds into three double sided pages) with color photographs of Martin's Sigma line of imported guitars and banjos at the time. Color illustrations and descriptions of the entire line included: DM-18, DM-19, DR-28, DR-28H, DR-35, DR-41, SA-1 mandolin, DM-3, DM-4, DM12-4, DM- 5, DR-7, DM12-5, DR12-7, CS-3, DS-5, CR-7, CR-9, GCS-3, GCS-5, SB-226, SB-229 Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly. Includes complete pricelist.

1992 Martin SIGMA Catalog

- This RARE original full color 12-page 8 ½" x 11" format catalog shows the complete Sigma guitar line offered by C.F. Martin at this time. Lavish photos of the instruments as well as complete descriptions. Also includes two letters on Martin Guitar Company letterhead to the dealer. Each is dated June, 1992. Additionally an 8 ½" x 11" MACCAFERRI GUITARS promo sheet printed on both sides. ..one side shows the guitar and the other side describes the three basic models available from Martin and also has a bit of info on the inventor Mario Maccaferri. Separate sheet that was included in this mailing reprints a review on Martin’s GoldPlus acoustic pickup.

1930s SLINGERLAND GUITAR BANJO MANDOLIN UKE Catalogue

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 4" x 9" undated (30s era) catalog with 24 numbered pages. This digital catalog includes every page of the original catalog showing and describing the complete line of fine Guitars, Banjos, Mandolins and Ukuleles produced by Slingerland at this time. Includes illustrations and descriptions of: ARCHED TOP GUITARS...NITE HAWK no.83, SONGSTER no. 81, MAYBELLS no. 76, no. 82, no. 84 and no. 85; FLAT TOP GUITARS...MAYBELL no. 25, no. 7, no. 75, no. 5, no. 24...COLLEGE PAL GUITARS no. 0 , no. 1, no. 2; MANDOLINS...SONGSTER no. 181, MAYBELL no. 182, no. 32; BANJOS...MAYBELL, TROUBADOUR, DELUXE no. 454, SONGSTER, RECORDING NITE HAWK no. 428 & MAYBELL QUEEN. Also includes a page of 5 ukes and prices on all instruments. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog very clearly. Great reference material.

1977 ARTHUR E. SMITH BANJOS catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 6 1/2" x 9 1/2" 16-page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of quality banjos produced by this too-short-lived Massachusetts company. Shown and described are the following FIVE string banjos: Northhampton, Shelburne I, II, III, IV and Professional (internal resonators). Also photos from the shop and detailed illustrations of necks and pots. Cool Original digital catalog and a tremendous resource. Dated 1977. Includes 1977 price list. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly.

2001 TACOMA GUITAR catalog & price list

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete 8 1/2" x 11" catalog and companion pricelist from the original Tacoma Guitar company in Washington state. This full color brochure has a full page of endorsers, shows Archtop series, Papoose series, Mandolin series, Chief series, Thunderchief series, Roadking series, DR series, DM series, Figured Maple Dreadnought, Twelve String Dreadnought, Jumbo series, Parlor series, Thinline series and LJ series.. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly... (more photos showing contents)

UNICORD Power Plus Amplifiers brochure (undated, est 1970)

- Offering a Download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" 4-panel brochure showing solid state amplifiers, PA systems and Univerb. This 4 page brochure shows and describes the MAGNA COMBO amplifier system, ULTRA BASS amplifier system, P.A. SYSTEM, DELTA amplifier and UNIVERB reverberation unit offered by UNICORD at this time. Undated my current best guess is 1970.

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1971 UNIVOX ELECTRIC GUITARS

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of over 30 ORIGINAL 9" x 12" promo sheets. This digital file includes all 30+ pages in black & white full detail. It shows and describes Univox's electric guitars and bass available at that time as well as their numerous amps, PAs, Acoustic guitars, banjo and microphones too. Shown and described are : U1982 R&B Guitar(LesPaul style), U1935 Effie Guitar (ES-330 style), U1820 Badazz Guitar & U1820B Bass (SG style), UHS-1 Lucy Guitar (Lucite body), U1800 HiFlier Guitar & U 1800B Bass (Ventures style), U1825 Coily Guitar & U1835 Coily Bass (ES-335 style) and loads of other items. Pretty rare repro stuff. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire document clearly.

1968 VENTURA GUITAR CATALOG

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE original 1968 VENTURA GUITAR CATALOG. This is an 8-page full color catalog in 8½" x 11" format that contains photos and information on the classic guitars, acoustic guitars, electric guitars, violin shaped bass guitar and 12 string acoustic guitars offered by C. Bruno & Son Inc. Shows some cool Japan import guitars offered Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire brochure clearly.

1990 WASHBURN ACOUSTIC GUITARS CATALOG

- This complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" full color catalog with 15 pages includes photos and information on Washburn's fine acoustics. Includes photos and descriptions of: FLATTOPS....Golden Harvest D90SW, Harvest Deluxe D70SW, Harvest D68SW, Prairie Song D61SW, J50S, J20S, D30S, D32S, D32S12, D29S, D28S, D28S12, D25S, D25S12, D21S, D20S, D10, D13, D14, D12, D1212. ELECTRIC ACOUSTICS.... D61SWE, D21SE, D29CE, D12CE, D1212CE, SBC20, SBF24. FESTIVAL SERIES....Marquee EA46, Tanglewood EC41, Woodstock EA40, Newport EA20, Monterey EA30, MANDOLINS...M5SW, M4SW, M3SW, M1S. BANJOS......B19, B14, B16, B12, B9. CLASSIC GUITARS....Enrique Tapicas, Sevilla C200SW, Valencia C100SW, Madrid C80S, Zaragoza C60, Cadiz C40. Last page covers Stephen's Extended Cutaway models Charleston DC80 and Lexington DC60.

1980 WASHBURN ELECTRIC GUITARS and BASSES CATALOG

- This complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" full color catalog with 16 pages includes photos and information on Washburn's fine electrics. Includes photos and descriptions of: WING SERIES...Eagle Rosewood, Eagle Ivory, Eagle Maple, Falcon Maple Falcon Sunburst, Falcon Rosewood, Hawk Grained Brown, Hawk Tobacco Sunburst, Hawk Wine Red, Raven Wine Red, Raven Sunburst, Scavenger Black Bass, Scavenger Ivory Bass. STAGE SERIES...A-20-V Cherry Sunburst/Vibrato, A-20 Black/Gold Trim, B-20 II Cherry Sunburst Bass, B-20 II Black/Gold Trim Bass, A-10 Ivory, A-10 Black. Full page on specifications. Two full pages detailing features of Washburn guitars as well as accessories, company history and endorsers.

1970s WILDWOOD BANJO COMPANY CATALOG

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the complete ORIGINAL 7 1/2" x 10" black & white catalog with 12 pages (counting covers) of photos and information on Mark Platin's fine banjos. Includes information on the company, necks, rims, tone rings, testimonials from John Burke & Art Rosebaum, photos and specifications on THE MINSTREL, THE TROUBADOR, THE ARTIST, THE SOLOIST and THE PARAGON. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or PRINT the entire manual very clearly.

1980s WILDWOOD BANJO COMPANY CATALOG

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" color brochure with photos and information on Mark Platin's fine banjos. One piece of paper folded to create 6 panels, this catalog includes descriptions and photos of the TRADITIONAL (open back) line consisting of THE MINSTREL, THE TROUBADOR & THE HEIRLOOM as well as the BLUEGRASS line (resonator models) including THE ARTIST, THE PARAGON & THE SOLOIST. Also includes construction/shop photos (b&w) and info on necks, rims, inlays, tone rings, resonators and warranties. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or PRINT the entire manual very clearly.

1935 Ludwig Drums catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 11" x 8 1/2" fifty-six page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of drums and accessories by the Chicago, Illinois Drum Company at the time as well as banjos. Shown and described are: Tympani, Super Sensitive Snares , Parade Drums , Bass Drums, Monster Bass Drum, Pearl Finish drums, Tom-Toms and , of course, the great old OUTFITS ...many of which are shown in vibrant color. Gold Flake, Peacock Pearl, Multi Color Outfit, Radio Special Outfit, Favorite Outfit, Marvel Outfit, Happy Days Outfit, Tango and Sunny Jim outfits too...blocks, Super Speed Pedals, Marimba, Xylophone, Vibra-Celeste, Bells, Bell-Lyra, Chimes, Bugles, Drum Corps supplies, everything percussion in this ol gal including bunches of Zenjian and Ludwig cymbals and page after page of accessories and parts. Last page shows, describes and prices the Ludwig BANJOS too. A delightfully entertaining original digital catalog and a tremendous resource. Dated 1939. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly. An unbelievably detailed Ludwig catalog from the early days..

1939 WFL Drums catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 6" x 9" forty-eight page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of drums and accessories by the Chicago, Illinois Drum Company at the time. Shown and described are: Snares , Bass Drums, Parade Drums ,Tom-Toms and , of course, the great old OUTFITS ...many of which are shown in vibrant color. Also the Speed King Pedal, bunches of Zilco , Kassan and Zildjian and page after page of accessories and parts. Even trumpets in this one! A delightfully entertaining original digital catalog and a tremendous resource. Dated 1939. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly. An unbelievably detailed WFL catalog from the early days...WARNING!.... repeated viewing of this golden age catalog may fan the flames of any vintage drum passion.

1941 WFL Drums catalog

- Offering a Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 6" x 9" sixty-four page catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of drums and accessories by the Chicago, Illinois Drum Company at the time. Shown and described are: Snares (Solo-Artist, Hollywood, Swing, Concert, Paramount,etc), Bass Drums (Imperial, Zephyr), Parade Drums (Concert, Corpsman, Zephyr Squadron, Legionaire, etc), Tenor Drums, Tom-Toms including the "Sensational Pedal Tom-Tom", Tympani Drums and Equipment and , of course, the great old OUTFITS (Downbeat, Ray Bauduc Bob Cat, Club Date, Swing Special, Dance Outfit, Swing Session, Marble Capitol, Zephyr, etc). Also the Speed King Pedal, bunches of Zilco , Kassan and Zildjian and page after page of accessories and parts. This is a very cool and entertaining Original digital catalog and a tremendous resource. Dated 1941. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire catalog clearly.

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