Fender 1969 guitar and bass catalog. Page 21. Descriptions / specifications of eight Fender acoustic guitars: two 12-string acoustics: Fender Shenandoah and Villager; and six 6-strings: Fender Kingman, Concert, Malibu, Newporter, Redondo and Palamino. Images of these instruments appear on the Wildwood finish (it was simply named 'Fender Wildwood'), whilst both the Kingman and Shenandoah were offered in the new antique-style Antigua finish.
May 1969 prices for these instruments were as follows:
Shenandoah (Antigua) $379.50, (spruce/mahogany or sunburst) $329.50;
Villager (spruce/mahogany or sunburst) $239.59;
Kingman (Wildwood) $399.50, (spruce/rosewood) $354.50, (Antigua) $344.50, (sunburst or natural maple) $309.50, (spruce/mahogany) $294.50;
Concert (spruce/rosewood) $329.50, (spruce/mahogany or sunburst) $269.50
Palamino (spruce/mahogany or sunburst) $249.50
Malibu (spruce/mahogany or sunburst) $199.50
Redondo (spruce/mahogany or sunburst) $189.50
Newporter (mahogany) $159.50
The Kingman, Shenandoah and Villager were available as left handed models with a 10% premium. All models, save the Redondo, were available in black finish with a 55 premium.
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