Recording King & The Loar: Hull-based RHJ Guitars will bring the American brand to the UK beginning August 2015
PRESS RELEASE: RHJ Guitars are pleased to announce brand new distribution to the UK of this fantastic range of guitars. Many guitarists in the UK will be familiar with this popular range of instruments, from the “Dirty 30s” series, to the “Century Jubilee Series” of classic style guitars with superb build quality, and superior tone.
Beginning as a house brand in the 1930s for Montgomery Ward, Recording King acoustic guitars and banjos were developed during the Golden Age of musical craftsmanship, a period that resulted in some of the most well-respected and sought-after fretted acoustic instruments available. All Recording King models are made for the long-term. You can hand a Recording King instrument down from generation to generation. The Loar, a range made in homage to Lloyd Loar, Gibson’s chief designer in the 1930s, and these guitars are made to the same designs, but with contemporary improvements. The range is highly regarded and this is the first time these guitars have been made widely available in the UK.
RJH Guitars is a new company which has been set up to distribute Recording King’s instruments. Based in Hull, England, the founders include Jamie Hartnoll and Richard Harfield who are both successful retailers in the MI community.
The website www.recording-king.co.uk is now live and first deliveries are expected at the end of August.