Documenting history as well as my experiences with repairing and restoring vintage guitars. Formally known as STL Amateur Luthier

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Catalogs that have appeared for sale at some point in time. Updated: I now own the 1935-1936 catalog (thank you Tony Hendrix!!) Catalogs th...

Searching for St Louis Music Supply Company Catalogs

Catalogs that have appeared for sale at some point in time.
Updated: I now own the 1935-1936 catalog (thank you Tony Hendrix!!)

Catalogs that were photographed for the SLM 75th anniversary book in the 1990s
Some of these were lent for this photo shoot and never returned to their owner (whom I know)
Contact me if you know of their whereabouts!

St Louis Music Supply was founded by the Kornblum brothers in the early 20th century and they distributed a variety of instruments from different manufacturers. My interest in them comes from my location (just outside of St Louis) and that I've already acquired four guitars that were sold by them, one for each decade between the 1930s and 1960s. 

I've been searching for a couple years for St Louis Music Supply catalogs and found these pictures but have yet to find any that I could purchase, scan, upload for others, and use as reference material to figure out the years and dates behind my instruments. St Louis Music Supply used the Custom Kraft brand name primarily and that is my focus.

If you have found one, please shoot me a message

2 comments:

  1. Hello,
    I own the very 1935 - 1936 St. Louis Music Supply Company catalog pictured in your post. What pages do you need to see?

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    1. Hi!! Please reach out to me via Email, I’d love to see a few pages of the guitars. Thanks

      Nat.adams149@gmail.com

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