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Michael Kelly Announces Special Production of Limited Edition Mandolins

By Michael Kelly Guitar Company
June 8, 2007 - 11:00 am

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Clearwater, Fla. — Michael Kelly Guitar Company announced today that they would be producing a new series of limited production mandolins.

Ranging from new models to reissues of old favorites, these special mandolins will be available in very limited numbers and released incrementally this year from June through December.

The Limited Edition Models include:

Legacy FSE Black Limited Edition

The Limited Edition FSE has a sleek and contemporary appearance thanks to its smooth gloss black finish and silver hardware. Other features include, solid wood construction, Michael Kelly's one-piece tailpiece, full binding, radiused fretboard, abalone block inlays and Grover® tuners. This mandolin is equipped with a Fishman® System One preamp. Production limited to 100 units. Availability beginning in June.

Legacy Evo Limited Edition

The Evo returns in limited numbers. The Evo represents Michael Kelly's take on a modern mandolin. Its sleek lines, chrome hardware and lack of binding speak to those in search of a mandolin that is at once visually distinctive but not garish. The Evo also features a radiused fretboard, solid wood construction, simple abalone dot inlays, Michael Kelly's one-piece tail-piece and Grover® tuners. Production limited to 50 units. Availability beginning in July.

Legacy Cream Limited Edition

The Limited Edition sports a glossy coat of fresh cream. Adorned with gleaming gold hardware, solid wood construction, Michael Kelly's one-piece tail-piece, front binding, radiused ebony fretboard, abalone dot inlays and Grover® tuners. Production limited to 50 units. Availability beginning in July.

Legacy Firefly Reissue Limited Edition

The Firefly Reissue is recognized by its distinctive vine and firefly inlay on its radiused ebony fretboard. Other features include: solid wood construction, Michael Kelly's one-piece tail-piece, full binding and Grover® tuners. The Firefly Re-issue will be available in three finishes, transparent blue, ruby fade and blackburst. Production limited to 100 units total. Availability beginning in June.

For more information and to find a participating dealer: www.michaelkellyguitars.com.

Michael Kelly Guitars
26133 US HW 19 N
Suite 300
Clearwater, Florida

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