KENTUCKY MASTER SERIES, F-MODEL MANDOLIN
Item Number: KM-1000
The KM-1000 Kentucky Master Model Mandolin was first introduced in the late 1970s in
response to players* and collectors* requests for a mandolin that duplicated the best vintage
instruments in every point of tone, appearance and finish. Kentucky Master Models are again
being constructed to the same standard of quality. Only the finest American spruce and maple
is hand-carved and graduated for the tops and backs. Deluxe 14:1 reverse tuners, Pre-war
style ebony bridge and side-striped w/b/w ivoroid body binding all reek vintage. Take a trip
back to the early 20s on the Kentucky time machine...it is surprisingly affordable.

* Solid, hand-carved and graduated select red spruce top
* Solid, flat-sawn, hand-carved select highly flamed maple back and sides from Northern
Michigan
* One-piece maple neck with dovetail neck/body joint at the 15th fret
* Nitro-cellulose finish in a traditional 1920*s sunburst
* Rosewood fingerboard with M.O.P. dot position markers and 29 fret extension over the body
* Ivoroid binding on all edges
* Rosewood peghead overlay with Kentucky script and original-design *Flower Pot* inlaid in
pearl
* Vintage-style bridge with small adjustment wheels
* Traditional 2-screw truss rod cover plate
* Perfectly shaped M.O.P. nut
* Highly polished nickel-silver frets
* Silver-plated, engraved tail-piece with leather insert
* High-quality, nickel-plated Gotoh tuners with engraved plate and removable buttons
* Shop adjusted
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KENTUCKY ARTIST SERIES, F-MODEL MANDOLINS
Item Numbers: KM-855 and KM-805
Kentucky mandolins continue to be today*s best value in hand-made professional quality
instruments that can be afforded by all. The KM-855 and KM-805 models are fine examples of
how select materials and manufacturing expertise can produc instruments that look so good
and play so well. Each Artist series f-model mandolin is hand carved and graduated from the
finest mountain spruce and northern maple for the best tonal characteristics. Rest assured that
each mandolin produces a rich, powerful tone in an instrument true to the tradition in every way.

* Solid, hand-carved and graduated select spruce top
* Solid, hand-carved select highly flamed maple back and sides
* Vintage high-gloss Nitrocellulose lacquer amberburst finish
* One piece maple neck with dovetail neck/body joint at 15th fret
* Radiused fingerboard with modern extension over the body
* Bound ebony neck with "Bella Voce" fingerboard and matching peghead overlay
* Vintage-style bridge with small adjustment wheels
* Traditional 2-screw truss rod cover plate
* Bone nut
* Highly polished nickel silver frets
* High-quality gld-plated Gotoh tuners with engraved plate and removable buttons
* Vintage high gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
* Shop adjusted

KM-855: Ebony bridge and fingerboard, Bella Voce Mother of pearl fingerboard and
peghead inlays, Kentucky script MOP inlays on peghead, Gold plated tuners and tailpiece with
leather insert.
KM-805: Rosewood bridge and fingerboard with MOP block markers, Kentucky script and
torch MOP inlays on peghead, Nickel plated tuners and tailpiece with leather insert.
TWO MORE KENTUCKY ARTIST SERIES, F-MODEL MANDOLINS
KM-675 and KM-700
Why is a "graduated top" important? It means the wood that forms the top of the mandolin is hand carved with
a varying thickness, or graduated over its width. This is the careful construction of our artist model F
mandolins. They are made to precise specifications from the finest mountain spruce and northern maple. All
features and fittings have been recently upgraded to assure that each mandolin produces a rich, powerful tone
and is true to tradition in every way. Let America's Favorite Mandolin be your favorite, too!

* Hand-carved, accurately graduated solid spruce top
* Hand-carved solid maple back and sides
* One piece Maple neck with dovetailed body joint at 15th fret and adjustable truss rod.
* Bound, radiused rosewood fingerboard with Saga's new distinctive
fingerboard extension design and m-o-p position inlays
* Traditional mother-of-pearl and abalone peghead inlay
* Multi-ply binding on top, back and headstock
* Adjustable compensated stained rosewood bridge
* Rosewood peghead overlay and rosewood endpin
* Bone nut
* Traditional high-gloss nitrocellulose sunburst finish
* Nickel-plated hardware
* Shop adjusted
*KM-675: Solid handcarved maple back and sides *Exclusive design
"flower pot" peghead inlay of MOP
*KM-700: Solid, handcarved highly flamed maple back and sides
*Ornate & original new MOP peghead inlays

KENTUCKY STANDARD SERIES, F-MODEL MANDOLINS
KM-630, KM-620, and KM-620B

Kentucky is "America's Favorite Mandolin!" The reasons are many, as you can see with the loaded
Kentucky standard model mandolins. These are the mid-priced Kentucky F-style mandolins, and in the last
25 years, they have never offered more value and performance than today. They have features you'd expect
in higher priced instruments, and most of all, they have the loud, responsive below bark that is so prized by
bluegrass and country pickers.

* Spruce Top with a traditional high-gloss sunburst finish
* Maple back and sides
* Maple neck with adjustable truss rod
* Bound,22 fret rosewood fingerboard with Saga's new distinctive
fingerboard extension design and m-o-p position inlays
* Multi-ply binding on top
* Adjustable compensated rosewood bridge
* F-style headstock with traditional
* mother-of-pearl fern and mother-of-pearl
* *Kentucky* script inlays
* nitrocellulose lacquer finish
* Gold-plated hardware
* Shop-adjusted
KM-630: Solid spruce top, solid maple back & sides,
high gloss sumburst finish, Gold plated hardware.
KM-620: Spruce top, Maple back & sides, traditional
high gloss sunburst finish, nickel plated hardware.
KM-620B: Same as KM-620 with black finish.

KENTUCKY 4-STRING ELECTRIC MANDOLIN
KM-300E

Introducing the new KM-300E Electric mandolin! This instrument has a style and sound all its
own. It is sure to be a hit with any guitar or mandolin player looking to add a new dimension to
their playing style. From the very first note, you will experience the infinite amount of tonal
possibilities at your fingertips - whether it be Blues, Country, Jazz, Rock, or Western Swing -
this new mandolin will certainly create a stir on stage. It's a welcome member of the Kentucky
family of fine mandolins.

* Modified F-style body shape made of basswood
* Bound maple neck with a radiused rosewood fretboard and adjustable truss rod
* Inlayed M.O.P. Kentucky logo and dot fret position markers
* 3 Ply tortoise pickguard
* Nickel Plated Brass *Deco-style* tailpiece (accepts both ball end and loop end strings)
* Tune-O-Matic style bridge
* Chrome-plated volume and tone control knobs
* Lipstick style neck position pick-up
* Chrome plated mini Schaller-style tuners
* Vintage style ivory body binding
* 2 Color, high gloss tobacco sunburst
* Nut width: 1 1/8*
* Scale length: 13 **
* Fretboard width @ 12th fret: 1 3/8*
* String spacing at bridge: 1 7/16*
* String gauges: 1st .11 2nd .16 3rd .26w 4th 36w
* Fretboard Radius: 7
* Shop adjusted

ROVER F-MODEL MANDOLIN
Item Number: RM-75

The new Rover RM-75 sets the standard by which all moderately priced mandolins will be judged*and it will also
make the highest priced ones extremely nervous, too! All proportions and features are exactly like vintage originals
produced during the 1920*s and 1930*s that are highly collected today.

* Hand-carved solid spruce top with maple back and sides
* Traditional nitro-cellulose dark brown stained finsh
* Multi-ply binding on top, back and headstock
* Hand-carved solid flamed maple back and sides
* Maple neck with adjustable truss rod
* Bound rosewood fretboard with dot inlays and scooped
extension over body
* Dovetail neck joint
* Abalone peghead logo inlay
* Adjustable compensated stained rosewood bridge
* Nickel-plated hardware
* Shop adjusted


Kentucky KM-1000
KM-805
KM-855
KM-620B and KM-630
Rover RM-75
KM-675
KM-700
(925)918-2515