STOLEN ALERT   #151          STOLEN ALERT   #91

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MODEL

DATE COMPLETED

FEATURES

   001

F5

mandolin

1975

002

-

1975

003

-

1975

004

-

1976

005

-

1976

1977

006

F5

08/77

f’pot  //

007

F4

08/77

f’pot      

008

F5L

08/77

f’pot  //, left handed

009

F5

08/77

experimental

010

H5 mandola

09/77

011

K4

mandocello

10/77

012

F4

10/77

013

A4

10/77

1978

014

Ajr

02/78

kauri body

015

H2 mandola

02/78

016

A5

02/78

experimental

017

A

02/78

018

F2

03/78

019

A1

04/78

Douglas fir top, blonde

020

F5

?

experimental

021

A1

04/78

Douglas fir top, blonde

022

F2

04/78

mahogany body                              

023

F2

05/78

mahogany body

024

F5

05/78

025

F5

05/78

experimental

026

A3

05/78

Douglas fir top, mahogany body

027

A1

05/78

     “              “

028

A1

05/78

     “              “

029

F5

05/78

Experimental

  • Registered business name Gilchrist Mandolins & Guitars - June 1978
  • Kluson tuners standard

030

O guitar

06/78

archtop, scroll body, oval hole

031

A4

06/78

032

J16 guitar

06/78

flat-top 16” jumbo

033

guitar

09/78

flat-top 12 string, “brolga” h’stock inlay

034

1932L guitar

09/78

small body, maple

035

F4

11/78

long f’pot, maple neck

036

F2

11/78

mahogany body, black top

037

F2

11/78

mahogany body, black top

038

1930 guitar

11/78

flat-top, mahogany body, black top

039

Tiple

11/78

mahogany body

040

F4L

12/78

1979

041

1930 guitar

01/79

sunburst top, mahogany body

042

1932 guitar

01/79

blonde top, rosewood body

043

1931 guitar

01/79

sunburst top, mahogany body

044

A1

01/79

blonde top, mahogany body

045

A4

01/79

blonde top, mahogany body

046

A3

01/79

white top, mahogany body

047

F4

01/79

f’pot     First instrument sold in USA  April ’79                                                                         (Mandolin Bros)

048

A2

01/79

black top, mahogany body

049

F2

01/79

black top, mahogany body

050

F5

05/79

fern, mahogany, //  

051

F5

05/79

fern, cremona, // (Mandolin Bros)

052

F5

05/79

f’pot, mahogany, // (Mandolin Bros)

053

F5

05/79

f’pot, mahogany, //  First F5 sold in USA through Gruhn Guitars

(formerly owned by Mike Compton)

054

F5

05/79

fern, tobacco, // (Gruhn Guitars)

055

F5

06/79

fern, cremona, //

056

F4

06/79

f’pot, mahogany (trade for maple)

057

F4

06/79

f’pot, mahogany

058

1934 guitar

06/79

flat-top dreadnought, rosewood body

059

1934 guitar

06/79

flat-top dreadnought, rosewood body

060

1934 guitar

06/79

flat-top dreadnought, rosewood body

061

A2

06/79

brown top

062

F5

06/79

fern, cremona, //

063

A1

08/79

blonde top

064

A1

08/79

blonde top

065

1934 guitar

08/79

flat-top 16” jumbo, rosewood body

066

F5

10/79

fern, tobacco, //      

067

F5

10/79

f’pot, cremona, //                      

068

F5

10/79

fern, cremona, //

069

F5

10/79

f’pot, mahogany, //                    

070

A2

10/79

brown top

071

F4

10/79

maple neck

072

1931 guitar

10/79

small body flat-top,mahogany body, black top

073

F5

12/79

custom h’stock inlay, cremona, //, 1 pc

074

F5

12/79

//

075

F5

12/79

f’pot, mahogany, // (Gruhn Guitars)

076

F5

12/79

f’pot, tobacco, // (Gruhn Guitars)

077

1933 guitar

12/79

small body rosewood, blonde top

078

A4L

12/79

Left-hand, mahogany s’burst top (stolen/returned)

079

1934 guitar

12/79

flat-top, rosewood body

080

1934 guitar

12/79

flat-top, rosewood body

1980

  • Move to Nashville TN January 1980. Next 19 instruments built at Gruhn Guitars
  • Change from lacquer to spirit varnish - satin finish
  • Scraped binding
  • Introduced X bracing pattern - standard unless indicated
  • Change to “Z” shape fingerboard extension

081

F5

04/80

f’pot/no logo, tobacco, First X brace, First spirit varnish

082

1930 guitar

04/80

small flat-top, mahogany body

083

H5 mandola

06/80

fern/”The Mandola” logo, 19.0” scale (made for David Grisman)

084

F5

08/80

f’pot, cremona, side b/w

085

F5

08/80

fern, cremona, side b/w

086

F5

06/80

f’pot, cremona, top & side b/w

087

F4

08/80

long f’pot,mahogany,long 14 fret neck (made for “Ranger Doug” Green)     

088

H4 mandola

10/80

f’pot, mahogany, 17.5” scale, 2” rim

089

G5

archtop guitar

10/80

Gilchrist/Gruhn logo, X, cremona, 24.9”

scale,asymmetrical 2 point body (Piggy)

Designed by George Gruhn

090

H5 mandola

10/80

f’pot/”The Mandola” logo, Cremona, X

b/w top & sides, 17.5” scale (made for Darol Anger)

091

F5

10/80

f’pot, no fingerest, X

092

F5

10/80

f’pot, red mahogany, X

093

A5

10/80

cremona, X

094

F5

10/80

f’pot, cremona, side b/w,  tighter X
(Owned by John Hedgecoth/Nashville Mandolin Ensemble)

095

F5

10/80

fern, cremona

096

F5

12/80

f’pot, tobacco, //, owner label “Kenny Snow” (originally no logo to be later inlaid “The Gibson” by unknown-replaced w/”Gilchrist” 10/15)

097

G5

archtop guitar

12/80

Gilchrist/Gruhn logo, X, cremona, 24.9” scale, asymetrical 2 point body (Piggy) turquoise f’board dots

Designed by George Gruhn

098

H5  mandola

12/80

f’pot, cremona, X, 17.5” scale

099

L5 archtop

guitar

12/80

f’pot, tobacco, X, 16” body, 24.9” scale

First 16” f hole archtop

1981

Return to Australia

100

F5

05/81

fern, X, 29 fret f’board (made for Charlie Derrington)

101

F5

05/81

f’pot, X

102

F5

10/81

f’pot, X,

  • New ‘underlined’ headstock logo
  • Stamped tailpiece cover
  • Change to “S” soundholes

103

F5

07/81

fern, red mahogany, X, S holes

104

F5

07/81

fern, tobacco, side b/w, S holes,

105

F5

09/81

fern, tobacco, side b/w, 1 pcs (owned by Mark Stoffel)

106

F5

09/81

fern, tobacco, no fingerest

107

F5

09/81

fern, cremona, f holes

108

F5

09/81

fern, tobacco, S holes (made for Jack Leiderman)

1982

109

A1

04/82

blonde top, name on back of headstock

  • Change to “cam clamp” fingerest bracket

110

F4

12/82

long f’pot,red mahog, aluminium saddle,1 pcs.  Made with John McGrath as an “apprentice model”. John also made the first cam clamp dies.

111

A1

02/82

blonde top

112

F5

02/82

fern, cremona, X

113

O4

11/81

19.0ʺ scale, octave, f’pot, red mahog

114

H5 mandola

11/81

17.5” scale, fern

115

F5

11/81

fern, tobacco, side b/w

116

F5

11/81

fern, Lt.tobacco, b/w top & side

117

F5

11/81

f’pot, tobacco, side b/w

118

F5

05/82

tobacco

119

F5

05/82

tobacco

120

F5

Uncompleted-experimental

121

F5

03/82

fern, cremona

122

F5

03/82

fern, tobacco, EuroS/EuroM, X

123

F5

02/82

f’pot

124

F5

09/82

fern, cremona

125

F5

09/82

f’pot, tobacco, side b/w

126

F5

06/82

  • Change mandolin fingerboard extension from pointed “Z” shape back to rounded “concave” shape

127

G5 guitar

03/82

F5 shape body & h’stock, X, 24.9ʺ scale

128

F5

12/81

fern, red-tobacco X, EuroS/RM.   (Owned by Ronnie McCoury)

129

F5

08/82

fern, tobacco, EuroS/RM (formerly owned by Adam Steffey)

130

F5

08/82

131

A5

07/82

f’pot, mahogany, EuroS/RM, X non-underlined logo

132

F5

12/82

fern, cremona

133

F5

12/82

f’pot, tobacco, HM

134

F5

12/82

135

F4

12/82

red mahogany

136

F4

12/82

red mahogany

137

F5

12/82

tobacco, bird’s eye maple HM

138

F5

12/82

Fern, tobacco

139

F5

12/82

logo only, blonde

140

F5

12/82

fern, tobacco,

141

A4

12/82

black top, fleur de lis, aluminium saddle

142

A5

12/82

f’pot, tobacco, gold plating, no f’rest (made for Tony Hunter)

143

F5

12/82

144

F5

12/82

1983

  •  Changed to “etched” tailpiece cover
  •  Change to Gotoh tuners
  •  Next batch only w/aluminium bridge saddles
  •  Discontinued year prefix with serial number
  •  Built new workshop at Woodford

145

F5

12/83

fern,tobacco,gold,custom“vine” f’board inlay

146

F5

12/83

fern, tobacco, bird’s eye maple

147

A1

12/83

blonde top, birch back&sides

148

F5

12/83

f’pot, cremona (owned by Ron Pennington)

149

F5

12/83

fern, bird’s eye maple

150

F5

12/83

f’pot, tobacco

151

F5

12/83

f’pot,X, cremona  STOLEN ALERT

152

K4

mandocello

12/83

24.9ʺ scale, f’pot, red mahogany

1984

  • Change from nickel to sterling silver plated hardware

153

F5

07/84

f’pot, tobacco

154

F5

07/84

fern, cremona, b/w top & sides

155

F5

07/84

f’pot, tobacco

156

F5

07/84

f’pot, tobacco

157

P5 Piccolo

mandolin

07/84

11.25ʺ scale, f’pot, tobacco

158

F5

07/84

fern, cremona

159

H5 mandola

07/84

17.0ʺ scale, fern, cremona

160

A1

Uncompleted

1985

  • Whole batch w/golden oak stain and b/w purfling top & sides

161

F5

01/85

f’pot, //, ES/RM

162

F5

01/85

fern, //, ES/RM

163

F5

01/85

f’pot, //, ES/HM-1pc (owned by Johnny Campbell)

164

F5

01/85

fern, //, ES/RM

165

F5

01/85

f’pot, //, ES/HM-1pc

166

F5

01/85

fern, //, ES/HM-1pc

167

F5

01/85

f’pot, //, ES/RM

168

F5

01/85

fern, //, ES/HM-1pc

169

F5

01/85

f’pot, //, ES/RM-1pc

170

F5

01/85

fern, //, ES/HM

  • No instruments built in 1986

1987

171

H5 mandola

07/87

17.0ʺ scale, f’pot, X

172

H5 mandola

07/87

17.0ʺ scale, f’pot, X (made for Dana Wrath-Modern Mandolin Quartet)

173

F5

07/87

fern,cremona,//, R, ES/HM-1pc (new red spruce top w/F holes 01’17)

174

F5

07/87

fern, red mahogany, //

175

H1 mandola

07/87

17.0ʺ scale, blonde top (made for Adrian Hooper/Sydney Mandolins)

176

E5

06/88

solid body electric F5, f’pot, tobacco

177

F5

11/87

fern,tobacco,//,1pc HCM,engelman, R

(featured in 1990 colour leaflet)

178

F5

07/87

f’pot, cremona, //

179

F5

07/87

f’pot, cremona, //

180

F5

07/87

f’pot, tobacco, //

181

F5

07/87

f’pot, tobacco, //

182

F5

07/87

fern, tobacco, //, ES/HM- 1pc, custom label (owned by Masatoshi Inaba)

183

A5-M mandola

07/87

17.0ʺ, snakehead, fleur de lis, gold

1988

184

H1 mandola

06/88

17.0ʺ mandola, blonde top (made for Adrian Hooper/Sydney Mandolins)

185

A4

06/88

blonde top

1989

186

H1 mandola

05/89

17.5ʺ scale, blonde top

  • Whole batch “X” braced, b/w top & sides

187

F5

12/89

f’pot, tobacco, S holes, ES/RM

188

F5

12/89

fern, tobacco, S holes, ES/RM

189

F5

12/89

f’pot, tobacco, S holes, ES/RM

190

F5

12/89

fern, cremona, S holes, ES/RM

191

F5

12/89

f’pot, cremona, S holes, ES/RM, side b/w (owned by Brent Truitt)

192

F5

12/89

f’pot, cremona, S holes, ES/RM

193

J200 guitar

04/90

jumbo flat-top, rosewood

custom inlays

194

K5

mando-cello

12/89

24.9”scale, cremona, f holes, ES/RM First “Gatti” inlay designed for instruments made for Massimo Gatti

195

A4

09/89

blonde top, fleur de lis

1990

196

H2 mandola

07/90

17.5ʺscale, blonde top, fleur de lis, ES/RM

197

H5 mandola

07/90

17.5”scale, cremona, F holes, ES/RM (featured on cover of 1990 leaflet)  “Gatti” inlay designed for instruments made for Massimo Gatti

198

F5

07/90

f’pot, f holes, ES/RM, X, red mahog, no f’rest,  (signature of “Bill” & “Sam” scratched on sides) (made for Martino Coppo)

199

F5

07/90

fern, tobacco, ES/RM

200

F5

07/90

fern, tobacco, ES/RM-1pc, S holes

201

F5

07/90

f’pot, tobacco, ES/RM-1pc

202

F5

07/90

f’pot, tobacco, ES/RM-1pc

  • Began new model designation: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

203

5

02/91

fern, cremona, f holes, 1st red spruce RS/RM

204

5

07/91

blonde, custom h’stock inlay, f holes, ES/RM

205

5

07/91

blonde, custom h’stock inlay, f holes, ES/RM-1pc

(new red spruce top 01’16)

206

5

07/91

blonde, custom h’stock inlay, f holes, ES/RM

207

4

03/91

long f’pot, red mahogany (made for Massimo Gatti)

208

5

09/90

f’pot, cremona, 1pc.back

209

L5 guitar

10/91

16ʺ archtop, non-cutaway,f’pot, cremona

210

5

09/90

fern, cremona, wide neck, f holes (display IBMA ’90)

211

5

09/90

f’pot,tobacco, S hole (display IBMA ’90)

1991

  • Began numbered batches

Batch 1

Start: 05/91

Finish: 10/91

212

5

“vine” h’stock & f’board inlay-(replaced w/dots), X, mahogany, f holes, gold

(owned by Sharon Gilchrist)

213

5

f’pot, mahogany, f holes, R

214

5

f’pot, tobacco, X (made for Butch Baldassari)

215

5

fern, cremona, side b/w, f holes, R

216

2

red mahogany, fleur de lis

completed 11/91

217

1

blonde top

Batch 2

Start: 11/91

Finish: 02/92

218

5

fern, cremona, 1pc.back

219

5

f’pot, cremona, 28 frets, custom owner label

220

5

Cremona, X, “Gatti” inlay designed for instruments made for Massimo Gatti 

221

5C

amber finish, black binding & h’ware, X, R, F holes

First classical model

222

5

f’pot, cremona, 1pc, F holes

223

2

fleur de lis, mahogany, 1pc, completed 06/92

224

2

fleur de lis, mahogany, “FDR” at 12th fret

225

5

fern, cremona, X, 1pc.back, custom owner label

226

5

f’pot, cremona, X (made for Andrew Clermont)

  • Built new workshop at Woodford
  • New jigs and tooling
  • “F”  soundholes standard shape
  • Change to large fingerest w/screw-on bracket
  • Cam clamp still standard for all “oval” and “classical” option models
  • Carmel Music Co. becomes U.S.A. distributor

Batch 3

Start: 03/92

Finish: 06/92

227

5

fern, cremona, 1pc, custom f’board inlays

completed 08/92

228

5C

classical option, X, 1pc, R

229

5

f’pot, tobacco, X, 1p, R

230

5

fern, cremona, X, 1pc, R (made for Harley Allen)

231

5

fern, tobacco, //, 1pc, R

232

5

f’pot, cremona, //, 1pc (made for David Grisman)

233

5

f’pot, cremona, X, 1pc

  • Change to smaller A model body shape

234

3

fleur de lis, cremona, //, 1pc, R

235

3

tobacco, X

236

3

cremona, X

237

5 mandola

17.5ʺ, f’pot, cremona, X, 1pc, R (made for Charlie Derrington)

238

16 guitar

24.9ʺ, f’pot, cremona, X, lacquer

239

17 guitar

25.5ʺ, blonde, X, gold, tweed inlays

240

3 mandola

17.0ʺ, fleur de lis, cremona, X, R

241

4

f’pot, red mahogany, maple neck, gold (made for Massimo Gatti)

Batch 4

Start: 08/92

Finish: 11/92

242

5

f’pot, mahogany, X (made for Butch Baldassari)

243

5

fern, tobacco, X

244

16
Tenor guitar

4 string, classical option, flower pot, tweed inlays

245

18 guitar

25.5ʺ, blonde, tweed, gold, lacquer

246

3

fleur de lis, custon dot/arrow f’board inlays,

tobacco, X, ES/HM, R,

247

5

f’pot, cremoma, X, small f’rest, R

248

5

fern, cremona, X, R

249

5

fern, mahogany, X, R

250

5

f’pot, tobacco, // (made for David Grisman)

Batch 5

Start: 12/92

Finish: 03/93

251

5

fern, tobacco, //, 20 frets, gold, R (made for Charlie Derrington)

252

3

fleur de lis, X, black varnish, gold, no p’guard, R

253

3

f’pot, black-top/cremona, X, no p’guard, R

254

5

fern, tobacco, X, gold, star inlay, no logo, R

255

5

f’pot, tobacco, X, R

256

16 guitar

tweed, blonde, X, lacquer w/PU

257

5

f’pot, cremona, //, (featured on David Grisman’s TONE POEMS I-

“Song for Two Pamelas”

258

5

fern, cremona, X, 1pc. R, (owned by Matt Flinner)

Batch 6

Start: 04/93

Finish: 08/93

  •   Began using year prefix again
  •   Warranty cards with instruments

259

18 guitar

tweed, blonde, gold, X, lacquer

260

18 guitar

tweed, blonde, gold, X, lacquer (batch #7)

261

4

f’pot, mahogany, maple neck

262

5

f’pot, cremona, //, 29 frt, small f’rest, side b/w, 1pc, R

263

3

fleur de lis, mahogany, X, no f’rest, R

264

5

f’pot, tobacco, X, R

265

5

fern,mahogany,//,side b/w,29 fret,no f’rest, 1pc

266

17 guitar

tweed, blonde, gold, lacquer, X, (made for David Grisman - featured on TONE POEMS II “Out of Nowhere”)

267

4

long f’pot, mahogany, maple neck

268

3

f’pot, tobacco, X, gold, larger body size (made for Tony Hunter)

Batch 7

Start: 09/93

Finish: 12/93

269

3

fleur de lis, mahogany, X, 1pc, R

270

5

fern, tobacco, //, radius, 1pc, R

271

5

fern, tobacco, //, block inlays, R

272

5

fern, tobacco, X, small f’rest, 1pc, R

273

5

fern, tobacco, //, small f’rest, RS, R (made for Tom Rozum)

274

16 guitar

f’pot, mahogany, X, ES/RM, 25.5ʺ scale, bound f holes, gold, varnish (owned by Jim Fox)

Batch 8

Start: 12/93

Finish: 03/94

275

18 guitar

tweed, blonde, gold, lacquer, X

featured in “Blueprints” catalogue photo

276

5

fern, cremona, X, S holes, R

277

3 picollo

mandolin

11.25ʺ scale, black top/cremona,//, fleur de lis

Tuned: B(4) F#(3) C#(2) G#(1) (made for David Grisman)

278

3

fleur de lis, tobacco, X, 1pc. no f’rest, R

279

3

tobacco, //, R

280

5

fern, tobacco, X, no f’rest, R (made for Aubrey Haynie)

281

17 guitar

tweed, blonde, gold, X, lacquer, X

282

5

fern,tobacco,//, block inlays, R, gold, 1pc. (made for Bob Alekno)

283

4

(batch 11)

double f’pot, mahogany, 1pc.

MOP name plate on back of h’stock

(featured in “Blueprints” catalogue photo)

Batch 9

Start: 04/94

Finish: 07/94

284

16 guitar

tobacco, plain f’board, X, lacquer, bound f holes,  “Gatti” inlay designed for instruments made for Massimo Gatti

285

5

fern, mahogany, X

286

5

fern, tobacco, X, small f’rest, R

287

S

fern, tobacco, X, R

288

5

fern, tobacco, //, gold, 1pc.

289

5

“Kiwi” h’stock inlay, tobacco, X, red spruce, R (owned by Matt Combs)

290

17 guitar

tweed, tobacco, X, gold, lacquer

Batch 10

Start: 07/94

Finish: 10/94

291

3

fleur de lis, cremona, X, R (made for Petri Hakala)

292

5 mandola

(batch 11)

17.5ʺ, f’pot, cremona, X, R (made for Petri Hakala)

(featured in “Blueprints” cat. photo)

293

3

fleur de lis,cremona,gold, f’board 20frt no ext.

no f’b dots, R

294

3

fleur de lis, mahogany, X, 20frt-no ext. S holes, no f’rest

295

1

tobacco, s’burst top, R

296

5

fern, tobacco, X, no f’rest, R

297

5

fern, mahagony, //, 1pcs, R

298

3A

 

fleur de lis, blonde, gold, block inlays, RS/HM, First Artist Model 3A (featured on David Grisman’s TONE POEMS II “Out of Nowhere”)

299

17

tweed, blonde, X, gold

300

5C

classical option, 1pcs (made for Charlie Derrington-Nashville Mandolin Ensemble)

301

5 (batch 9)

f’pot, cremona, X, 1pcs (made for Josh Williams)

Batch 11

Started: 10/94

Finished: 03/95

302

5

fern, mahogany, X, 1pcs

303

5

fern, cremona, X

(featured in “Blueprints” cat. photo)

304

5

“Gatti” inlay, tobacco, X, 19frt

305

3

f’pot, mahogany, X

306

1

blonde top, R

307

16 guitar

tweed, tobacco, X, gold, bound f holes

(back featured in “Blueprints” cat. photo) (made for Tony Marcus)

308

5

fern, tobacco, X, R

309

5

fern, tobacco, X

(featured in “Blueprints” cat. photo)

310

5

f’pot, tobacco, X, R

(featured in “Blueprints” cat. photo)

311

5C

classical option, 22frt, 1pcs, X (made for Butch Baldassari-Nashville Mandolin Ensemble)

Batch 12

Start: 03/95

Finish: 06/95

312

5

fern, mahogany, X, R

313

3

fleur de lis, cremona, X  (made for Kim Warner)

314

5

fern, blacktop/mahogany, //, 1pcs, custom “Steve Gilchrist” logo, A model f’rest, R

315

5

fern, tobacco, X, gold, R (made for Tommy Comeaux)

316

17

guitar

tweed, blonde, gold, X (made for Tommy Comeaux)

317

5

fern, tobacco, X, gold, blocks, 1pcs, R, f’board ext since removed.

(owned by Michael Cleveland)

318

5

fern, cremona, //, red spruce, gold, small dots, R (made for Tom Rozum)

319

5C

mandola

classical option 17.0ʺ scale, X (made for Walter Carter-Nashville Mandolin Ensemble)

Batch 13

Start: 07/95

Finish: 10/95

320

5

fern, tobacco, //, 1pcs, small f’rest, R

321

5

fern, tobacco, X, 1pcs, small f’rest, R (owned by Jason Bailey)

322

5

fern, r.tobacco, X, small f’rest, R

323

3A

artist option, //, RS/HM

name engraved on pearl h’stock plate (made for G.E.Smith)

324

16

f’pot, blonde, gold

325

5C mando-cello

24.9ʺ scale, X, R (made for John Hedgecoth-Nashville Mandolin Ensemble)

326

5

f’pot, mahagony, X, gold

327

5C

classical option, 1pcs, X

Batch 14

Start: 10/95

Finish: 01/96

328

3A

artist option,fleur de lis,//, RS/HM-bird’s eye, R

329

5

f’pot, dk.tobacco, //, RS/HM, no f’board markers (made for Aubrey Haynie)

330

5A

artist option, //, tweed, RS/HM-bird’s eye, R

First Artist Model 5A

331

5

fern, red tobacco, X, ES/RM, blocks, R

332

5

fern,cremona,X,ES/RM,short 18frt f’board-no ext.

333

5A

artist option, fern, //, RS/HM-bird’s eye

334

2

f’pot, mahogany

335

16 guitar

vintage option, f’pot, X, cremona

336

5A

artist option, tweed, //, RS/HM-bird’s eye, R (made for David Grisman)

Batch 15

Start: 01/96

Finish: 04/96

337

3

f’pot, r.tobacco, X, gold, small f’rest, R

338

4

f’pot, mahogany, 1pcs, R

339

2

fleur de lis, mahogany, R

340

5

f’pot, tobacco, X, RS/HM-quarter, R

341

17 guitar

tweed, tobacco, X, gold, lacquer

342

17 guitar

tweed, blonde, gold, lacquer

343

3

fleur de lis, mahogany, X, gold

344

3A

artist option, RS/HM, //, R (made for David Grisman)

Batch 16

Start: 05/96

Finish: 08/96

345

3A

artist option, fleur de lis, wide neck, RS/HM, R

346

5

f’pot, cremona, //

347

16 guitar

custom “vine” f’board & h’stock inlay, blonde, lacquer, p/u w/vol. control

348

4

f’pot, mahogany, ES/HM, 1pcs

349

5

f’pot, cremona, //

350

3

fleur de lis, tobacco, X, R

351

5

fern, r.tobacco, //

352

5C

classical option, 1pcs, X (made for Aubrey Haynie) of the (Nashville Mandolin Ensemble)

353

5

f’pot, tobacco, X, 1pcs, wide nut, R

354

5

fern, cremona, X, block inlays, R

Batch 17

Start: 09/96

Finish: 01/97

355

16 guitar

tweed, dot neck, blonde, gold, lacquer,

pearl name plate on back of h’stock.

356

17 guitar

tweed, blonde, gold

357

5

fern, cremona, X, no f’rest, R

358

5 mando-cello

fern, tobacco, X, R

359

5A

artist option, fern, dot neck, RS/HM, R

360

5A

artist option, custom “vine”, RS/HM, R (made for Tommy Comeaux)

361

5

f’pot, cremona, X, R

362

4 mandola

“Gatti” inlay, blacktop, 17.5ʺ, R

363

3C

classical option, X, 22frt

364

5

fern, mahogany, X

365

5

“Gatti” inlay, cremona, //, red spruce, gold, small dots, R

Batch 18

Start: 01/97

Finish: 05/97

366

5

fern, tobacco, X, 1pcs

367

5

f’pot, tobacco, X, gold, 1pcs, R

368

5

fern, tobacco, X, ES/euro maple

369

5

f’pot, cremona, X, 1pcs, ES/RM, R

370

3 mandola

17.5ʺ, fleur de lis, tobacco, X, gold, R

371

5

f’pot, tobacco, //, ES/RM

372

5

fern, cremona, //, short 18frt f’board - no extension, R

373

17 guitar

f’pot, tobacco, X, plain f’board, gold,

374

5

fern, tobacco, X, ES/RM, f’b blocks, R

375

5

f’pot, cremona, X, ES/RM, f’b blocks, R

Batch 19

Start: 05/97

Finish: 08/97

376

16-L guitar

vintage option, f’pot, mahogany, X, gold

377

5

f’pot, cremona, RS/HM, //, side b/w, 29frt f’board,

“The Gilchrist” (Owned by Gary Dalrymple)

378

3A

artist option, f’pot, //, RS/HM, R

379

2

fleur de lis, mahogany, wide nut, R

380

3A

artist option, fleur de lis, X, RS, R

381

5

f’pot, mahogany, //, RS/HM, wide nut, R

382

3

fleur de lis, tobacco, X, R

383

5C

classical option, X, 1pcs, ES/RM, scallop, R

384

4 Custom

vine f’board/h’stock inlay, shell binding, blacktop, ES/RM-quilt, gold, inlaid tuners, pearl saddle cap, 1pc

(Last instrument built for Tommy Comeaux - RIP Tommy)

385

5 octave

fern, cremona, X, side b/w, ES/RM, R

386

5

f’pot, cremona, //, side b/w, RS/HM, 1pc

Prototype “hinge” tailpiece (formerly owned by Ronnie McCoury)

Batch 20

Start: 09/97

Finish: 01/98

  • Hinge tailpiece standard beginning from #389 – next batch with modified old cover
  • Change varnish finish from satin mist coat to gloss french polished top coat – no longer with scraped bindings
  • Red spruce - picea rubens (RS) & hard maple - acer saccharum (HM) standard unless otherwise indicated

387

3

f’pot, cremona, X, RS/RM, R

388

1

blonde top

389

5

f’pot, mahogany, X, 1pcs, side b/w, RS/HM, b/w top & sides

390

5

f’pot, cremona, X, sitka/RM, R

391

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/RM, 1pcs, blacktop, “The Gilchrist” logo

392

5

f’pot, mahogany, //, RS/RM, wide nut, R

393

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM

394

3

f’pot, tobacco, blacktop/cremona //, RS/RM, 1 pcs, wide nut, R

395

3

f’pot, tobacco, //, RS/HM, 1pcs, wide nut, R

396

3A

artist option,fleur de lis, //, RS/RM, R

397

5 mandola (batch 21)

17.5”, fern, cremona, X, ES/RM, R

398

1

blonde top/blackwood body, wide nut

399

2

blacktop, 14frt, maple neck, RS/HM (made for David Grisman)

400

2

blacktop, 14frt, maple neck, RS/HM (made for Andy Statman)

401

5

f’pot, cremona, X, RS/HM (Owned by Ronnie McCoury, Steve Earle and featured on “The Mountain”)

Batch 21

Start: 01/98

Finish: 05/98

  • Production cast “hinge” tailpiece now standard - hand engraved/silver plated

402

3A

artist option, “Gatti” inlay, //, RS/RM, block inlays

403

2

logo, mahogany

404

5-L

f’pot, cremona, X, euro/RM (owned by Shin Akimoto)

405

3B

basic option, blacktop, //, euro/RM, R

406

5

fern, mahogany, X, ES/RM, custom f’board ext, 19 frets, wide nut, R

407

17 guitar

tweed, tobacco, gold, ES/RM, lacquer

408

5A

artist option,fern,//,RS/euro M, dots,custom short f’board ext. R

409

5

f’pot, cremona, //, side b/w, RS/HM, R

410

5

f’pot, cremona, //, b/w, RS/HM, R

411

5

f’pot, cremona, //, side b/w, RS/HM, R

Batch 22

Start: 05/98

Finish: 09/98

412

5

fern, cremona, X, RS/HM, 1pcs

413

5A

artist option, fern, //, RS/HM, 1pc, blocks

414

4A

artist option, fern, RS/HM, 1pc, blocks

415

5

fern,tobacco,X,gold,bound f holes, RS/HM, 1pcs, scallop, R, custom engraved pearl t’rod cover

416

5

fern, cremona, X, ES/RM, 1pcs, wide nut, R

417

3A

artist option,fleur de lis,//, RS/HM-bird’s eye, R

418

3A

artist option,fleur de lis,//, RS/HM-bird’s eye, R

419

5

“The Gilchrist” only, tobacco, X, blocks, bound f holes, 20frt f’board - no ext. ES/HM

420

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-1pc, wide nut,small dots, small f’rest, R (made for Tom Rozum)

421

3

fleur de lis, cremona, //, RS/HM-1pc, wide nut, small dots,  small f’rest, R (made for Tom Rozum)

422

5

fern, mahogany, X, ES/RM, 1pcs, wide nut, R

423

3

fleur de lis, cremona, //, RS/RM, bound f holes, R

Batch 23

Start: 09/98

Finish: 01/99

424

3 mandola

17.5ʺ, fleur de lis, mahogany, X, gold, ES/RM

425

3

fleur de lis, mahogany, X, ES/RM (made for Michael Hooper/Sydney Mandolins)

426

4 mandola

17.5ʺ, long f’pot, mahogany, gold, ES/RM

427

5A

artist option, fern, //, RS/RM, 1pcs, pearl name plate, R

428

5C

classical option, X, 1pcs quilt maple, ES/RM, aluminium saddle, R

Built for light gauge strings only (made for Evan Marshall)

429

5

f’pot, r.tobacco, X, RS/HM, 3/4 guard, wide nut, R

430

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM, 1pcs, R

431

3A

artist option,silver,fleur de lis, X, 22frt/1st scallop f’b ext, dots, R

432

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, 1st “D” log back, 29frt (ordered by Charlie Derrington-sold to Aubrey Haynie)

433

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, R

434

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D (made for Petri Hakala)

435

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D

436

5

f’pot, cremona,//, RS/HM-D, scallop f’b ext.(formally owned by Mike Compton)

Batch 24

Start: 01/99

Finish: 05/99

437

5

fern, cremona, //, blocks, RS/HM, 1pcs, wide nut, R

438

5

fern, cremona, X, RS/HM, 1pcs, scallop, wide nut, R

439

5 octave

19.0ʺ, fern, mahogany, ES/RM

440

5

fern, tobacco, //, blocks, RS/HM-D

441

S

f’pot, cremona, X, RS/HM-D, 1pcs, scallop, wide nut, R

442

5C

classical option, ES/RM, 1pcs, no f’rest

443

4

fern, mahogany, no dots, no f’rest, ES/RM, 1pcs, R

444

5 mandola

17.0ʺ, f’pot, tobacco, ES/RM, 1pcs

445

5

f’pot, tobacco, //, RS/euro M, small f’rest, wide nut, R

446

5 mandola

15.9ʺ, f’pot, tobacco, //, ES/RM, 1pcs

447

3 octave

19.0ʺ, custom h’stock shape, cremona, X, ES/HM-D, gold, R  “Gatti” inlay designed for instruments made for Massimo Gatti

Batch 25

Start: 06/99

Finish: 09/99

448

5

fern, tobacco, X, gold, RS/HM, 1pcs, scallop f’b, R

449

2

blacktop, no f’rest, 1pcs, wide

450

4 octave

19.0ʺ, f’pot,mahogany,gold,small f’rest, ES/RM, 1pc, mahogany neck, R

451

5

f’pot, tobacco, X, gold, ES/RM, small f’rest, R

452

5

fern, tobacco, //, RS/HM, 1pcs, scallop, R

453

5C mandola

classical option, 15.9ʺ, RS/RM, 1pcs, scallop, R

454

5

fern, tobacco, X, RS/RM, 1pcs, scallop, R

455

5

fern, tobacco, gold, X, RS/RM, wide nut, R

456

5

f’pot, cremona, X, wide nut, ES/RM (owned by Buck White)

457

3

f’pot, tobacco, X, RS/RM, 1pcs, R

458

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D (made for David Grisman)

Batch 26

Start: 09/99

Finish: 01/00

459

2

mahogany

460

3B

basic option, blacktop, cremona, //

461

5

The Gilchrist,f’pot,cremona,RS/HM-D, //, top b/w (made for Bob Mavian)

462

5

The Gilchrist,f’pot,cremon, RS/HM-D, //, side b/w (made for Bob Mavian)

463

16 guitar

tweed, tobacco, varnish, gold, ES/RM

464

5C

classical option, ES/RM, 1pcs, scallop, R

465

5

fern, tobacco, //, RS/HM, 1pcs, scallop, R

466

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, side b/w, scallop (made for Tom Rozum)

467

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, 1pcs, R

468

3A

artist option, fleur de lis, //, RS/RM, 1pcs, R

469

5

f’pot,cremona,//,RS/HM-D, (made for Luke Plumb)

470

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D/, side b/w (made for Ricky Skaggs)

Batch 27

Start: 01/00

Finish: 05/00

471

2 mando-cello

24.9ʺ scale, mahogany

472

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, scallop

473

16 guitar

tweed, cremona, gold, X, ES/HM-D, 1st sugar maple guitar

(Owned by Jim Fox)

474

16 guitar

vintage option, f’pot, cremona, RS/RM, X (made for Aubrey Haynie) /(Owned by Jim Fox)

475

5

f’pot, cremona, X, ES/RM, 1pcs

476

5

fern, cremona, X, gold, ES/RM, 1pcs, R

477 

5

f’pot, mahogany, X, ES/euro, R

478

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/H-D (made for Ricky Skaggs)

479

5

fern, tobacco, X, ES/HM-D, owner label, R

480

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D (made for Aubrey Haynie) owner label / (owned by Andrew Marlin - Mandolin Orange)

Batch 28

Start: 06/00

Finish: 09/00

481

3C

classical option, X, ES/RM, wide nut, R

482

2

mahogany, ES/RM

483

5

fern, mahogany,//,RS/HM,1pcs, no f’b inlays, scallop, R

484 

3

f’pot, tobacco, /, RS/HM-D, R

485

5

f’pot, tobacco, X, RS/RM, 1pcs, R

486

2

logo only, mahog, ES/HM, 13 frt mahogany neck, R

487

5

f’pot, cremona, X, ES/HM, f’b blocks, R

488

5

f’pot, tobacco, X, no f’board inlays, gold, ES/RM, R

489

5

fern, cremona, //, RS/HM-D

490

16 guitar

f’pot, blonde, dots, lacquer, ES/RM, X. (owned by Jim Fox)

491

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM, 1pcs

492

2

mahog, ES/RM

Batch 29/30

Start: 11/00

Finish: 05/01

493

18 guitar

18” wide body, 25.5ʺ scale, 7 string, blonde, X, RS/RM

494

5

f’pot, cremona, X, owner label, ES/HM

495

5

f’pot, cremona, X, ES/HM

496

5

f’pot, cremona, X, RS/HM

497

5

f’pot, blonde, //, gold, RS/HM-D, R

498

5

f’pot, cremona, //, cam clamp, RS/HM, 1pc, pearl saddle cap

499

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM

500

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, side b/w (owned by Martino Coppo) -

(formerly owned by Mike Compton)

501

5

fern, dk.tobacco, //, RS/HM-D, scallop, wide nut, R

502

5

fern, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, scallop, R (owned by Giovanni Stefanini)

503

5

fern, tobacco, //, RS/HM-D, small f’rest, R

504

5

fern, tobacco, X, RS/HM, R

505

5

fern, amber, //RS/HM, wide nut, R

506

5

no inlays, cremona, X, RS/RM, black binding, black hardware, R

(made for Paul Kotapish )

507

4C

classical option, fern, no f’rest, ES/RM, 1pcs

508

3A

f’pot, blonde, //, RS/HM, silver (now gold), scallop, R

509

3A

artist option, //, tweed, blacktop, cremona, RS/HM

ebony p’guard, scallop, R

510

3A mandola

17.0ʺ, fleur de lis, blonde, RS/RM, 1pc

511

5 mandola

17.0ʺ, f’pot, cremona, //, RS/RM, 1pc, (made for Aubrey Haynie) owner label

512

5C mandola

15.9ʺ, //,  RS/RM

513

16 guitar

tweed, blonde, gold, X, ES/RM

Batch 31

Start: 09/01

Finish: 01/02

514

5

f’pot, tobacco, X, RS/RM, wide nut, R

515

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, wide nut, R

516

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, no f’rest

517

5

f’pot, cremona, X, RS/HM-D

518

5

fern, tobacco, X, ES/RM-D, R

519

5

fern, cremona, //, RS/HM, R

520

5

fern,cremona,//,plain f’b,no f’rest, RS/HM, 1pcs, wide nut,scallop, R

(made for Chad Fadely)

521

3

fleur de lis, mahogany, //, RS/HM, blocks, wide nut, R

522

3

f’pot, tobacco, RS/HM, //, 1pcs, R

523

5 mandola

15.9ʺ, fern, cremona, block, gold, 1pcs, R

524

4 octave

19.0ʺ, f’pot, cremona, side b/w, RS/HM-1/4ed, R (made for Tom Rozum)

525

5

fern, tobacco, gold, X, side b/w

Batch 32

Start: 03/02

Finish: 01/03

526

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D

527

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, gold

528

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, R

529

5

fern, cremona, X, RS/HM-D, scallop (made for Aubrey Haynie)

530

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, R

531

5 mandola

17.0ʺ, f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, R

532

5 octave

19.0ʺ, f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM 1/4ed, R

533

16 guitar

vintage option, f’pot, cremona, X, RS/RM, 24.9” scale, R

534

5A

Artist option, f’pot, blonde, //, RS/HM-birdseye, scallop, wide nut, R

535

5A mandola

Artist option, 17.0ʺ, f’pot, blonde,//, RS/HM-birdseye, scallop, R

536

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, scallop (owned by Mike Compton)

537

3

fleur de lis, cremona, X, ES/RM

Batch 33

Start: 02/03

Finish: 09/03

538

5-L

lefthanded, f’pot, cremona, X, RS/HM, 1pc

539

3

fleur de lis, cremona, //, RS/HM, 1pc 1/4ed, R

540

5A

artist option, fern, blonde, //, RS/euro, gold, scallop, R

re-topped feb’15 RS

541

5

fern, blonde, //, gold, RS/HM - bird’s eye, scallop, R

542

4C

classical option, f’pot, gold, dots, RS/RM-quilt, no guard, scallop f’b

wide nut, R

543

5 mandola

17.0ʺ, f’pot, tobacco, X, RS/HM

544

5

fern, tobacco, X, RS/HM, 1pcs, scallop f’b, R

545

5

fern, tobacco, //, RS/HM-D, scallop f’b

546

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, scallop f’b,R

547

5

fern, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, scallop f’b

548

5

fern, mahogany, X, RS/HM-D

549

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM, 1pcs ¼’, scallop f’b

550

5

fern, cremona, X, RS/HM-D scallop f’b (owned by David Long)

Batch 34

Start: 10/03

Finish: 04/04

551

3

fleur de lis, cremona, X, RS/HM

552

5

f’pot, cremona, X, ES/RM

553

5 mandola

17.0ʺ, fern, tobacco, //, RS/HM, R

554

3

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, scallop f’b, scallop, R

555

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, wide nut, R

556

5

fern, cremona, //, RS/HM-D 1pcs, scallop f’b, scallop, R

557

5

fern, cremona, //, euroS/HM-D 1pcs, R

558

5

fern, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, R

559

5

fern, tobacco, //, RS/HM-D, b/w top&side, R

560

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, scallop f’b, scallop, R

561

5

f’pot, cremona, X, RS/HM-D, scallop, R

562

5

fern, mahogany, //, RS/HM-D, scallop f’b, scallop, R

563

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D

564

5

fern, cremona, //, RS/HM, 1pc ¼ cut, small guard, R (made for Tom Rozum)

565

4

maple neck, red/HCM, 1 pc. (Owned by Mike Compton)

Batch 35

Start: 05/04

Finish: 12/04

566

5

fern, cremona, X, no p’guard, gold waverlys w/ivoroid buttons, RS/RM, 1pc, R

567

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D

568

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM, scallop f’b, wide nut, R

569

5 mandola

f’pot, mahogany, //, RS/HM, 1pc, 15.9ʺscale

570

5

fern,tobacco,X,RS/HM,1pc, wide rounded neck, R, scallop f’b

571

5

fern,tobacco,//,custom string spacing,RS/HM 1pc,scallop f’b, R

572

5

f’pot, cremona (small centre), X, RS/HM, 1pc

573

5

f’pot, tobacco, X, RS/HM, 1pc, R

574

5

fern, blonde,X,gold,block 1-15, RS/HM-D, scallop, R

575

5

f’pot, cremona (small centre),//,thinner rounded neck (1.140ʺnut), waverlys–supplied,unbound 3/4 p’guard, RS/HM-old/quilt, R

576

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, R (Owned by Jeff Midkiff)

577

5

f’pot, cremona, //, Euro/RM, 1pc, top & sides b/w, slightly deeper body, smaller f holes, slight v neck/wide, 3/4 size p’guard (made for Aubrey Haynie)

578

4

f’pot, mahog, RS/HM, 1pc

Batch 36

Start: 01/05

Finish: 12/05

579

4

f’pot, Lt.cremona, side b/w, RS/HM, Handel tuner buttons (made for Norman Blake)

580

5

fern, cremona, X, RS/HM-D

581

5

fern, tobacco, X, RS/HM-D, gold, R wide nut

582

5

fern, tobacco, //, RS/HM, 1pc, R, scallop

583

5

fern, cremona, //, RS/HM-D

584

5

f’pot, tobacco, X, RS/RM

585

5

fern,cremona(small centre),//,wide frets, RS/HM-D, R

586

5C

classical option,amber,wide frets,X,RS/RM,small dot inlays, R

587

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM, 1pc, R

588

5

f’pot,Lt.cremona,nut 1 1/8, RS/HM-old 1/4, 1pc

589

5C

amber/black binding,//,RS/HM,1pc,(Mod.5 on label w/st’d 5 construction but 5C cosmetics), R

590

5

fern, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, R

591

5

f’pot, cremona, X, RS/HM-1/4, 1pc, 1 3/16” nut, R, scallop f’board, no p’guard.(owned by Brant Beene)

Batch 37

Start: 08/05

Finish: 06/06

592

5

fern,cremona,//,no p’guard, top&side b/w, RS/HM-D, R, wide  scallop f’b

593

5

fern, cremona ,//, RS/HM, 1 pc, no p’guard, R, wide scallop f’b

594

3

f’pot, tobacco, //, RS/HM-D, R, wide scallop f’b

595

5

f’pot, tobacco, //, RS/HM-D, gold, R, sca

596

5

f’pot, tobacco, //, RS/HM-D, R, scallop

597

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HGM-D, R

598

5

fern, tobacco, //, RS/HM-D, small p’guard, top & side b/w, R,wide,scallop

599

5

fern, tobacco, X, RS/HM-D, R

600

5

f’pot, Lt.cremona, //, RS/HM-old 1pc, scallop f’b

601

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, side b/wb, scallop f’b

602

5

f’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-D, side b/w, 7”R, scallop f’b

603

4

f’pot, mahogany, RS/HM-D

604

1

RS/HM, 1pc  First junior model

605

1

RS/HM, 1pc

606

1

douglas fir top/HM-W

Batch 38

Start: 09/06

Finish: 06/07

607

1

RS/HM, flat

608

5

f’pot,lt.cremona,//,small p’guard, RS/HM-W, top b/w, R

609

5

f’pot, lt.cremona, //, RS/HM-W, side b/w, R

610

5

f’pot,lt.cremona,//,RS/HM-W, top b/w

611

5

f’pot,lt.cremona//,RS/HM-W, side b/w, wide nut, scallop f’b, R

612

5

f’pot,lt.cremona,//,RS/HM-D, top b/w,scallop f’b, 1 1/8” nut

613

5

f’pot,lt.cremona,//,RS/HM-D, side b/w, 29frt

614

5

f’pot,lt.cremona,//,RS/HM-D,side b/w, scallop f’b, R

615

5

f’pot, lt.cremona,//,RS/HM-D, top b/w,scallop f’b, R

616

1

left-handed

RS/HM

617

1

RS/HM, (for Butch Baldassari Fund)  R.I.P Butch.

  • Built new workshop at Lake Gnotuk
  • USA Distribution by Gruhn Guitars

Batch 39

Start: 11/07

Finish: 06/08__

618

5

f’pot, //, lt.cremona, RS/HM-W, top b/w, wide, R

619

5

f’pot, //, lt.cremona, RS/HM, top b/w, scallop f’b, R

620

5

f’pot, //, lt.cremona, RS/HM-W, side b/w, scallop f’b

621

5

f’pot, //,lt.cremona, RS/HM-W, top b/w, scallop

622

5

f’pot, //, lt.cremona, RS/HM-W, top b/w, 29 fret

623

5

f’pot, //, lt.cremona, RS/HM-W, side b/w, R

624

5

f’pot, //, blonde, //, RS/HM, top b/w, small unbound p’guard, scallop, R

625

5

f’pot, //, lt.cremona, RS/HM-W, sde b/w, R

  • New “Lake Gnotuk” label

Batch 40

Start: 02/09

Finish: 06/09

626

1

RS/HM, black buttons, wide figure, R

627

1

RS/HM, wide nut, R (made for Chad Fadely)

628

1

RS/HM, wide frets, ivoroid buttons, wide nut, R

629

1

RS/HM, R

630

1

RS/HM, “wide figure”, black buttons, R

631

1

RS/HM, R

632

1

RS/HM, no f’board dots, R

633

1

RS/HM, R

634

1

RS/HM, “pumpkin” top, wide nut, flat‘board

635

1

RS/HM, R

636

1

RS/HM, wide nut,R

637

1

RS/HM, R

638

1

RS/HM, no f’board dots, black buttons, R

639

1

RS/HM, R (owned by John Reischman)

640

1

RS/HM, R

641

5

f’pot, //, cremona, RS/HM-D, R

642

5

f’pot, //, cremona, RS/HM-D, R

643

1

RS/HM, R

Batch 41

Start: 09/09

Finish: 03/10

643A

1

RS/HM, wide nut,R (accidental re-use of #643)

644

1

RS/HM, wide nut,R

645

1

RS/HM, R

646

1

RS/HM, R, no dots

647

1

RS/HM, flat

648

1

RS/HM, wide nut, R

649

1

RS/HM, R, wide frets

650

1

RS/HM, R

651

1

RS/HM, R

652

1

RS/HM, R

653

1

RS/HM, R

654

1

RS/HM, R

655

1

RS/HM, R

656

1

RS/HM, R

657

5

f’pot,X,cremona,RS/HM-W,side b/w, R, scallop f’b ext,small p’guard,black tuner buttons

658

5

f’pot, //, cremona,//, RS/HM-D, side b/w, narrow frets, scalloped f’d ext.

659

5jr

RS/HM-W, //, waverly’s w/black buttons, ebony truss cover, small ebony p’guard,, R, First Model 5jr

660

3jr

X, RS/RM, 1pc (Owned by Steve Earle)

Batch 42

Start: 04/10

Finish: 08/10

661

1

1 pc back, wide nut, R

662

3

fleur de lis, dk.tobacco, //, RS/HM

663

4jr

RS/HM-D, R

664

4jr

RS/HM-D, R

665

5

f’pot, //, cremona, RS/HM-D, side b/w

666

5

f’pot, //, cremona, RS/HM-D, side b/w

667

5jr

RS/HM-D, R

668

5jr

RS/HM-D

669

5

f’pot, //, cremona, RS/HM-D, R, side b/w

670

5

f’pot, //, cremona, RS/HM-D, narrow 1.0ʺ nut

Batch 43

Start: 10/10

Finish: 05/11

671

1

RS/HM, R

672

3

short fern, //, tobacco, RS/HM-D, R, small ebony p’guard

673

3

fluer de lis, //, tobacco, RS/RM, 1pc, R

674

3

fleur de lis, //, cremona, RS/RM, 1pc, R

675

4

f’pot, RS/HM, 1pc, side b/w, R

676

5

f’pot, //, cremona, RS/RM, 1pc, R, no p’guard

677

5

fern, X, cremona, RS/RM, 1pc, nickel waverlys, top & side b/w, small ebony p’guard, R

678

5

f’pot, //, cremona, RS/HM-D, side b/w, scallop f’b ext. R

679

5

f’pot, //, cremona, RS/HM-D, side b/w, slightly thinner neck, scalloped f’board ext. R

680

16jr guitar

X, EuroS/RM, wide custom neck 1 7/8ʺ, no markers,m 25.5ʺ scale

First 16jr guitar

681

3jr mandola

//, RS/HM-D, R

682

1

RS/HM, R

683

5

f’pot, //, RS/HM, side b/w, blacktop-dk.walnut stain b&s

Batch 44

Start: August 2011

Finish: March 2012

684

16jr guitar
left-handed

non-cutaway, X, EuroS/RM, no f’b dots, nickel plated t’piece,

25.5ʺ scale

685

16jr

non-cutaway, X, EuroS/RM, ebony tailpiece, 25.5ʺ scale

(Owned by Steve Earle)

686

16 guitar

cutaway, X, f’pot, cremona, RS/HM-broad flame, 25.5ʺ scale

687

16 guitar

cutaway, X, f’pot, cremona, EuroS/HM-broad flame, 25.5ʺ scale

688

5

f’pot, //, cremona, RS/HM-D, side b/w, R (made for Anthony Hannigan)

689

5

fern, //, cremona, RS/HM-T, side b/w

690

5

fern, //, cremona, RS/RM, 1pc, side b/w, wide,scallop ext.

691

5

f’pot, //, cremona, RS/HM, 1pc, side b/w, R

692

4

f’pot, mahog, RS/HM, 1pc, side b/w, scallop ext.

693

5

short fern, //, cremona, RS/HM-T log, side b/w, scallop ext.

694

5

short fern, //, cremona, RS/HM, 1pc, custom f’bd inlays

695

5

f’pot, //, cremona, RS/RM, 1pc (made for Lachlan Davidson)

Batch 45

Start: 06/12

Finish: 01/13

696

1jr

RS/RM

697

16jr

cutaway, no dots, X, EuroS/RM, wide nut 1”, 25.5ʺ scale

698

16

non-cutaway, f’pot, //, EuroS/HM-broad flame, dk.cremona, pearl tuner buttons

24.9ʺ scale

699

16

cutaway, f’pot, X, EuroS/HM-broad flame, 25.5ʺ scale

700

16

cutaway, f’pot, X, EuroS/HM-¼, 25.5ʺ scale

701

5

fern, //, cremona, RS/HM-broad flame,1pc,side b/w, wide nut, R, scallop

702

5

fern,//,cremona, RS/HM-T, top b/w, smaller neck,R,scallop ext.

703

5

fern,//,cremona, RS/HM-broad flame,1pc, top b/w,R,scallop ext.

704

5

f’pot, X, dk.cremona, RS/HM-D, side b/w, Wide,R

Batch 46

Start: February 2014

Finish: November 2014

705

1jr

RS/RM

706

1jr

RS/RM

707

3

short fern, //, cremona, RS/RM, 1pc

708

3jr mandola

15.9ʺscale, X, ES/HM-N (first use of N log from near Nitro, WVA)

709

5

fern, //, cremona, RS/HM-N, 1pc, top b/w, R

710

5

f’pot,//,dk.cremona,RS/HM-N, 1pc, top b/w,scallop

711

5

fern, //,dk.cremona, RS/HM-T, side b/w, scallop, R

712

5

fern, X, tobacco, RS/HM-N, 1pc, side b/w, scallop f’b,

smaller “f” holes, R

713

5

fern, //, cremona, RS/HM-D, side b/w, scallop

714

5

f’pot, //, mahogany, RS/HM-broad flame, 1pc, side b/w, scallop, nickel

715

5

fern, //, cremona, RS/HM-D, side b/w, R

716

5

f’pot, //, cremona, RS/HM-broad flame, 1pc, wide fts, R

717

3

f’pot, //, cremona, RS/HM, 1pc, R, scallop, wide frets,

ebony buttons

718

3

short fern, X, cremona, RS/HM-broad, 1pc, wide nut, R, scallop

719

4 mando-cello

25.5ʺscale, X, mahogany, EuroS/HM-broad, R

720

3jr octave

22ʺscale, X, EuroS/HM-broad, 1pc (Owned by Steve Earle)

721

16 guitar

27ʺ scale,(low Eb), f’pot, cutaway, X, EuroS/HM-broad, ebony t’piece w/custom inlay, floating P/U (owned by Zac Brown)

722

16 guitar

25.5”scale, cutaway, X, RS/RM

723

16 guitar

25.5”scale, cutaway, X, EuroS/HM, 1pc (made for Aubrey Haynie)

724

5

Short fern, X, cremona, RS/HM-D, wide nut, top b/w, scallop,

725

16 guitar

25.5”scale, cutaway, X, cremona, EuroS/HM-broad

Batch 47


Start: April 2015

Finish: September 2015

726

5

fern,X,tobacco, EuroS/HM-broad, top b/w, scallop, R

727

5

f’pot,//,cremona, RS/HM, 1pc, 1 1/8ʺ nut, scallop, R

728

5

Short fern,//,tobacco, RS/HM, 1pc, wide nut, scallop, R

729

5

fern, X, mahogany, RS/HM-D, blocks 1-15, t’shell binding/b/w top&side,scallop, R

730

5

short fern, //, cremona, RS/HM-D, side b/w, scallop, R

731

16 guitar

cutaway, X, blonde, Euro/RM, tweed f’b inlay 3-17, 24.75ʺ scale, 20 frets

732

16jr guitar

non-cutaway, //, amber, Euro-IT/HM-N, pearl logo, ebony guard & t’piece

w/no position markers, 25.5” scale

733

3jr octave

22.0ʺ scale, X, Euro/HM-broad, 24 fret f’b ext, R

 734

3

fleur de lis, //, cremona, RS/HM-N, 1pc, scallop, R

 735

5

Short fern,//,cremona, RS/HM-N, 1pc, wide nut, scallop


Batch 48


Start: March 2016

Finish: October 2016

736

3jr octave

22.0” scale, Amber/Cremona, X, ES/HM, 1pc (Owned by Mike Compton)

737

5jr

Pearl logo, Amber/Cremona, X, RS/HM, 1pc (Owned by Steve Earle)

738

5

F’pot, Cremona, //, RS/HM-D

739

1

Black-top/Mahogany B&S, RS/HM, Ivoroid binding, 1 3/32”nut

740

1

Black-top/Mahogany B&S, RS/HM, Ivoroid binding, wide 1 3/16”nut

741

5 mando-cello

Short Fern, Amber, Black binding, 24.9” scale

Ebony buttons, X, ES/HM-N, 1pc, R

742

5 mandola

Fern, Cremona, ES/RM, 1pc, X, 17.5” scale, 1 5/16”nut, R

743

5 octave

Fern, Cremona, ES/RM, 1pc, X, 22.0” scale, 1 9/16”nut, R

744

5 mando-cello

Fern, Cremona, ES/RM, 1pc, X, 25.5” scale, 1 5/8”nut, R

745

5

Fern, Cremona, //, RS/HM-N, 1pc,  1 7/16” rim, R

746

5

Fern, Cremona, //, RS/HM,

747

5

F’pot, Mahogany, //, RS/HM

748

5

F’pot, Cremona, //, RS/HM-N, 1pc, R

749

5

Short Fern, Tobacco, // RS/HM-N, 1pc, R

750

5

Fern, Tobacco, X, RS/HM

751

5

F’pot, Cremona, //, RS/HM-T, R

752

5

Fern, Mahogany, X, ES/RM, 1pc, R


Batch 49


Start: March 2017

Finish: November 2017

753

5

Fern, cremona, //, RS/HM-N, 1pc, R scallop, side b/w

754

1

Mahogany stain b&s, RS/HM, 2pc

755

3

F’pot, black-top/cremona, X, ES/RM, 1pc, R scallop

756

4

Short fern, mahogany, RS/HM, 1pc, R scallop, no p’guard, inlaid tuner buttons

757

5jr octave

Pearl logo, cremona b&s, X, ES/HM, 2pc, neck line,

St’d Mod.4 style f’board ext,  EVO wire

758

5 octave

Fern, lt.cremona, //, ES,HM-N, 1pc, R

759

5jr

Tahitian pearl logo,  X, RS/HM, 1pc ¼ cut, Lt.amber sunburst top, No f’board dots, scallop, black chrome hardware

760

5

F’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM, 2pc, R scallop, top b/w

761

5

Fern, cremona, X, ES/RM, 1pc, R scallop, top b/w,  neck line

762

5

Fern, cremona, //, RS/HM-N, 1pc, R scallop, side b/w

763

5

Fern, mahogany, //, RS/HM, 2pc ¼ cut, R scallop,  top b/w, mahogany features-as selected

764

5

F’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM, 2pc ¼ cut, wide nut, R scalloped after 21st fret, side b/w

765

5

Fern, mahogany, X, ES/RM, 1pc, wide nut, R scalloped after 21st fret, top b/w

(made for Jacob Jolliff)

766

5

F’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM, 1pc ¼ cut, wide nut, R, EVO wire, side b/w

767

5 octave

F’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM-N, 1pc,  22” scale, 1 9/16” nut, R

768

16

F’pot, cremona, //, RS/HM, 1pc ¼ cut, 25.5” scale, 22 frets, cutaway,

Waverlys w/black pearl buttons, 1 11/16” nut, EVO wire

769

16

F’pot, tobacco, //, Euro-IT/HM 2pc ¼ cut, cutaway, 24.9”, 20 frets (.095” EVO), dots 3-17 (19th side dot), 1 11/16” nut, silver, Waverlys w/black pearl buttons

(made for Jim Fox)

770

5

Fern, cremona, //, RS/HM, 2ps ¼ cut, wide nut, scallop, top b/w

(made for Aubrey Haynie)

771

1

Black-top, ivoroid binding, RS/HM, 1pc, wide nut (made for Norman Blake)


Batch 50


Start: April 2018

Finish: December 2018