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Guitars currently produced in Beloit, KS since 1999. Distributed exclusively by Guitars 'n Jazz in Summit, NJ.
Palen Archtops are hand built in Beloit Kansas by Nelson Palen beginning in 1999. They are full carved, extremely responsive, and masterfully built. Nelson is a design engineer by profession and has built almost 100 archtop guitars with floating and routed set pickups. Palen Archtop guitars are owned and played by many famous musicians including George Benson, Rodney Jones, Paul Brown, and JC Styles to name a few. New Palen Archtops start at $7,000 and pre-owned ones are currently selling between $4,500 and $6,000. For more information, visit Guitars n' Jazz's website or contact them directly.

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