FOLK/ WESTERN
 
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Framus had a folk/western production line in the early sixties that consisted of the models Dix, King, Gaucho and Jumbo. The country and western scene was however considerably more active in the USA than in Germany and that was reflected in the product offering from the factory in Bubenreuth: concentrating on the essentials created the success of the Texan model, which came as a 6- or 12-string guitar. It became one of the top-selling western models of all time. And the millionth Framus guitar at the 25th anniversary of the company wasn’t a King by accident.



One should not forget the Nashville series that was famous during its time for its high quality: Next to the electric guitars with the same name the acoustic guitars bearing this name found their important place in the Framus catalog in the early seventies.



One should also notice the creativity of the men in Bubenreuth when it comes to choosing names for new models: Camping King, Hootenanny, Folkmeister, Doc Williams Jr., Blue Ridge – this sounds very Country & Western. But there were also models with names like Madeira, Venetia, Honolulu, Karwendel and Schwarzwald.



model since 1972 name
5/4 Haiti
5/5 Tenor
5/18 Hawaii
5/20 Madeira
5/30 Venetia
5/34 Honolulu
5/88 Karwendel
5/92 Schwarzwald
5/94 05100 Gaucho
5/95 05011 Dix
5/95 Doc Williams Jr.
5/96 Texan
5/97 Jumbo
5/97 Doc Williams
5/98 King
5/99 Blue Ridge
5/194 05100 Gaucho
5/195 Western
5/196 05300 Texan
5/197 05510 Jumbo
5/198 05640 King
5/199 Blue Ridge
5/220 Big 18
5/296 06100 Texan
5/297 06300 Jumbo 12
5/297 Folk
5/299 Blue Ridge
5/299 06800 Falcon
05210 Western 6
05230 Texan
05260 Bavaria
05710 Folklore
05720 Folklore
05800 Falcon 6
05840 Jumbo 6
05910 Nashville Jumbo
05920 Nashville Jumbo
06011 Dix 12
J-196 05011 Dix 6
J-296 06011 Dix 12
FS-196 05840 Falcon 6
FS-296 06810 Falcon 12
FL 187 Nashville Western
5/019 Camping King
5/024 Hootenanny
5/097 Folk
5/099 Folkmeister



 
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