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If you are an established manufacturer, luthier, or builder and would like to be included in the Blue Book, please read and provide the following requirements for inclusion:
  • Company/builder name, and how you would like it to appear in the book.
  • Where your instruments are produced and who distributes them.
  • A brief history (150-300 words) about your background and what you do.
  • A complete listing of what you offer including prices. Please include full pricing with MSR, MAP/Street, and dealer cost. We will not include models without MSR or Street pricing since it does not align within the valuing purpose of the book. If you have a catalog or price list in print form, please send them to me via snail mail as well (we keep all catalogs and price lists on file for future reference). We only publish MSR and street prices in our databases – we are not a wholesale price guide and dealer prices or dealer “cost” will remain confidential. The reason we request dealer pricing is it helps us determine the used value once an item becomes discontinued. Manufacturers use a variety of pricing structures, so it is helpful for us to know how much discounting occurs.
  • Please include discontinued models as well with any information you may still have about them. The Blue Book is designed to be a marketing tool for manufacturers with new and current models, but it also serves as a reference source for discontinued models that can’t be found elsewhere. When a model is discontinued, we do NOT delete it, but just mark it as discontinued.
  • High-res images of your instruments and of your logo. We can display up to three images per manufacturer and a logo image. Images should be a minimum of 300 dpi and 3 inches tall or wide.
  • Contact information including shipping/mailing address, phone/fax numbers, website, and email addresses
We will only publish what you want us to, so please be clear if there is something you don’t want everyone to see. There is no cost for inclusion in the Blue Book, we just ask for your cooperation in providing the information. Every year, I send out an update email that allows each manufacturer to review and edit their section for the new year.

Please email all information to support@bluebookinc.com and make sure to use "Blue Book" somewhere in the subject line. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

Below is a sample section of a manufacturer:
 
Mike Lull Custom Guitars
Instruments currently built in Bellevue, WA. Mike Lull has been producing guitars under the Mike Lull name since 1995.
Luthier Mike Lull has been building guitars for several bands in the Seattle area for years. Lull and two partners opened their own repair shop based on Lull´s customizing and repair talents in 1978. Lull has been the sole owner of the Guitar Works since 1983 and still offers repair and restoration services in addition to his custom-built instruments. In 1995, he started building a line of guitars and basses based on traditional Fender designs (Strat, Tele, P-Bass, and J-Bass). For more information, contact Mike Lull directly or visit their website (see Trademark Index).
 
Contact Information:
13240 NE 20th St. Suite #2
Bellevue, WA 98005
www.mikelull.com
sales@mikelull.com
425-643-8074 (phone)
425-746-5748 (fax)
 
Electric
The SX Guitar Mode features a traditional Strat-style design and retails for $2,899. In 2005, the TX Guitar was introduced. This model features a Tele-style body and retails for $2,599. Discontinued last retail prices on the Classic models range from $1,695 up to $2,195. The Modern Soloist is $2,595, and the Custom Carved Top is $2,895. The Vintage model definitely brings back the feel of an older Strat. Models feature alder, mahogany, or swamp ash bodies, rock maple necks, maple or rosewood (or ebony) fingerboards, and Seymour Duncan or Van Zandt pickups
 
Electric Bass
The P4 and P5 feature traditional P-style bodies and retail for $2,499. The V4 and V5 feature traditional J-style bodies and retail for $2,499. The PJ4 and PJ5 feature a P-style body with one J-style and one P-style pickup and it retails for $2,799. The Modern Bass features a J-style body with a figured maple top and active electronics. This comes in a four-string (M4, MSR $3,299), and five-string (M5, MSR $3,599). The Modern/Vintage bass features a J-style body with traditional appointments and active electronics. This comes in a four-string (M4V, MSR $2,799), and five-string (M5V, MSR $3,199).
 

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