PRS Summer 2013 Thank You Package & PRS Summer 2013 Experience Sweepstakes

This promotion is now over. Thank you to everyone who has participated. Remember to get any qualifying entries postmarked to us by August 7.


Get Free Strings for a Year with the purchase of PRS** and PRS SE gear and be entered to win a trip for two to Experience PRS 2013!

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Thank You Packs

With the purchase of a PRS product listed below from an Authorized PRS Dealer during the promotion period, you will receive:

PRS Electric Guitar or Amplifier USA Manufactured**

  • Twenty-four (24) sets of PRS Electric Strings in the standard gauge of your choice (9, 10, 11, 12 or DGT)

Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $240.00.

PRS Acoustic Guitar USA Manufactured

  • Twenty-four (24) sets of PRS Acoustic 12-56 Gauge Strings

Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $360.00.

SE Electric Guitar or Amplifier

  • Twelve (12) sets of PRS Electric Strings in the standard gauge of your choice (9, 10, 11, 12 or DGT)

Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $150.00.

SE Acoustic Guitar

  • Twelve (12) sets of PRS SE Acoustic Guitar strings

Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $150.00.

Summer 2013 Thank You Package* - How It Works

Purchase a new PRS®** or PRS® SE electric guitar, acoustic guitar, or amplifier (PRS Electric Basses are not included in this promotion) between June 1, 2013 and July 31, 2013.

Mail us a piece of paper or an index card with the following printed thereon:

  • Purchase Receipt
  • Serial Number of Instruments
  • Phone Number or Email Address

Also include:

  • A Valid Home Address
  • First and Last Names
  • Phone Number or Email Address
  • String Gauge Specification

Mail to:

PRS Guitars – Attn: Summer 2013 Thank You Package
380 Log Canoe Circle
Stevensville, MD 21666

All eligible entrants will be sent a PRS Thank You Package in the corresponding Thank You Package Category as detailed below.

Sponsor will pay for shipping costs associated with distribution. Please allow up to four (4) weeks for delivery.

All submissions must be postmarked no later than August 7, 2013.

** does not include S2 Series guitars

2013 Experience Sweepstakes** - How To Enter

All eligible participants in the Thank You Package Offer will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. For the PRS Summer 2013 Experience Sweepstakes, one Grand Prize Winner will win two round-trip, coach-class airfare tickets to Baltimore Washington International Airport in Maryland for Experience PRS 2013, one hotel room for the dates of September 20 and 21, 2013; and admission to Experience PRS 2013.

No-Purchase Necessary Method of Entry into the Sweepstakes: You may also enter the Sweepstakes by hand printing your name, mailing address (P.O. boxes not permitted), and phone number and/or email address on a 3”x5” index card and mailing the card with postage to:

PRS Guitars – Attn: Summer 2013 Thank You Package
380 Log Canoe Circle
Stevensville, MD 21666

The entry request must be postmarked no later than August 7, 2013.

** does not include the new S2 Series guitars

*The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the U.S. or Canada (excluding Quebec) currently residing in the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia or in Canada, but excluding Quebec, and who are at least the age of majority in their respective states/jurisdictions of permanent residence as of June 1, 2013.

Limit: One (1) Thank You Package per qualifying purchase during the Promotion Period. All potential participants are subject to verification before any Thank You Package will be shipped. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of Thank You Packages by using multiple and/or different identities, forms, or any other methods will void that participant’s Thank You Package requests, and that participant may be disqualified from the Thank You Package Offer at Sponsor’s discretion.

Limit: One (1) entry per stamped outer envelope.

Limit For Both Methods of Entry: One (1) entry per person, per day, regardless of method of entry. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. Bulk, automated and/or third party entries are prohibited and will be disqualified. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple and/or different identities, forms, or any other methods will void that participant's entries, and that participant may be disqualified at Sponsor’s discretion.

FOR CANADIAN RESIDENTS: Before being declared a winner, a selected entrant who is a resident of Canada must correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question which will be administered at a mutually convenient time by Sponsor or its agent.

Official Rules and Winners List: For a copy of the Official Rules, visit www.prsguitars.com/Summer2013 or send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by August 31, 2013 to: PRS Guitars, Attn: Summer 2013, 380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666. Vermont residents may exclude return postage. For a list of winners, available for sixty (60) days after September 15, 2013, visit www.prsguitars.com/summer2013.

**Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is dependent on the specifications of the Winner the travel and accommodations booked. Ground transportation is not included in the Grand Prize. Only one (1) prize is available to be awarded in this Sweepstakes. ARV of the Grand Prize will vary based on fluctuations in price for airfare and/or accommodations, and distance between departure and destination.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE EXPERIENCE SWEEPSTAKES PORTION OF THIS PROMOTION. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited by law. Subject to all federal, state, provincial, territorial and local laws, regulations, and ordinances. Promotion begins on June 1, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on July 31, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Promotion Period").

This promotion consists of two (2) components: the “PRS Summer 2013 Thank You Package” (the “Thank You Package Offer”) and the “PRS Summer 2013 Experience Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) (collectively, the “Promotion”). As specified in these Official Rules, Terms, and Conditions (the “Official Rules”), eligible persons who receive a “Thank You Package” in connection with the Thank You Package Offer will also be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes. As described in these Official Rules, eligible persons may enter the Sweepstakes without taking part in the Thank You Package Offer.

1. Eligibility: The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the U.S. or Canada (excluding Quebec) currently residing in the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia or in Canada, but excluding Quebec, and who are at least the age of majority in their respective states/jurisdictions of permanent residence as of June 1, 2013. Employees, officers, and directors of Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Limited Partnership ("Sponsor") or any of its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment, and marketing agencies, and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings and children, regardless of where they live) and those living in the same household (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate or win. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and to Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of winners.

2. Sponsor: Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Limited Partnership located at 380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666, United States of America.

3. How to Receive a Thank You Package: During the Promotion Period (as defined above), purchase a new PRS® or PRS® SE electric guitar, acoustic guitar, or amplifier (PRS Electric Basses are not included in this promotion) and mail your purchase receipt, including the serial number of the instrument, along with a piece of paper or an index card with the following printed thereon: a valid home address, first and last names, phone number or email address, and string gauge specification to: PRS Guitars, Attn: Summer 2013 Thank You Package, 380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666. Your submission must be postmarked no later than August 7, 2013. Eligible persons who submit their receipts and information will be sent a PRS Thank You Package in the corresponding Thank You Package Category (as detailed below). Sponsor will pay for shipping costs associated with distribution. Please allow up to four (4) weeks for delivery.

Limit: One (1) Thank You Package per qualifying purchase during the Promotion Period. All potential participants are subject to verification before any Thank You Package will be shipped. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of Thank You Packages by using multiple and/or different identities, forms, or any other methods will void that participant’s Thank You Package requests, and that participant may be disqualified from the Thank You Package Offer at Sponsor’s discretion.

Sponsor and Sponsor’s agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives or service providers may use entrants’ and/or referrals’ personal information submitted with entry for purposes of prize fulfillment and/or for future marketing by Sponsor, such as to notify them of a product or promotion that Sponsor thinks may be of interest.

PRS Summer 2013 Thank You Package Categories:

a. With the purchase of any USA manufactured PRS Electric Guitar or Amplifier from an Authorized PRS Dealer during the Promotion Period, qualifying participants will receive twenty-four (24) sets of PRS Electric Strings in the standard gauge of your choice (9, 10, 11, 12, or DGT). Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $240.00.

b. With the purchase of any USA manufactured PRS Acoustic Guitar from an Authorized PRS Dealer during the Promotion Period, qualifying participants will receive twenty-four (24) sets of PRS Acoustic 12-56 Gauge Strings. Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $360.00.

c. With the purchase of any SE Electric guitar or Amplifier from an Authorized PRS Dealer during the Promotion Period, qualifying participants will receive twelve (12) sets of PRS Electric Strings in the standard gauge of your choice (9, 10, 11, 12, or DGT). Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $150.00.

d. With the purchase of any SE Acoustic Guitar from an Authorized PRS Dealer during the Promotion Period, qualifying participants will receive twelve (12) sets of SE Acoustic Guitar Strings. Approximate Retail Value of this Thank You Package is: $150.00.

4. How to Enter the Sweepstakes: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes

(i) Entry from the Thank You Package Offer: All eligible participants in the Thank You Package Offer will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.

(ii) No-Purchase Necessary Method of Entry into the Sweepstakes: You may also enter the Sweepstakes by hand printing your name, mailing address (P.O. boxes not permitted), and phone number and/or email address on a 3”x5” index card and mailing the card with postage to: PRS Guitars, Attn: Experience PRS Sweepstakes 2013, 380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666. The entry request must be postmarked no later than August 7, 2013.

Limit: One (1) entry per stamped outer envelope.

Limit For Both Methods of Entry: One (1) entry per person, per day, regardless of method of entry. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. Bulk, automated and/or third party entries are prohibited and will be disqualified. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple and/or different identities, forms, or any other methods will void that participant's entries, and that participant may be disqualified at Sponsor’s discretion.

Sponsor and Sponsor’s agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives or service providers may use entrants’ and/or referrals’ personal information submitted with entry for purposes of prize fulfillment and/or for future marketing by Sponsor, such as to notify them of a product or promotion that Sponsor thinks may be of interest.

5. Selection of Winners: On or about August 16, 2013, Sponsor will select one (1) potential Sweepstakes winner through a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. The odds of winning are based on the number of eligible entries received. The potential winner will be notified by phone or email on or about August 16, 2013. Except where legally prohibited, the potential Grand Prize winner must sign and return, within five (5) days of being notified, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release and a W-9 Taxpayer form in order to claim his/her prize.

If a potential winner cannot be contacted in person via email after the first attempt to contact him/her, or if he/she fails to sign and return the Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability & Publicity Release or W-9 within the required time period, or if the potential winner and his/her companion are unavailable to travel within any time period specified by Sponsor, or in the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will select an alternate potential winner through a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only two (2) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.

FOR CANADIAN RESIDENTS: Before being declared a winner, a selected entrant who is a resident of Canada must correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question which will be administered at a mutually convenient time by Sponsor or its agent.

Verification of Potential Winners: All potential WINNERS are subject to verification by Sponsor, whose decisions are final AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE PROMOTION. An entrant is not a winner of any prize unless and until entrant’s eligibility HAS been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete.

6. Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize is available to be awarded in the Sweepstakes. The Grand Prize consists of round-trip, coach-class air transportation from a major gateway airport nearest winner’s residence (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) in Maryland (U.S.A.) for Experience PRS 2013 (Sponsor reserves the right to substitute alternative, ground transportation if the winner’s residence is within two hundred (200) miles of Baltimore, Maryland); one (1) hotel room (single queen or two double beds) accommodations for the dates of September 20 and 21, 2013; and admission to Experience PRS 2013. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is dependent on the specifications of the Winner the travel and accommodations booked. Ground transportation is not included in the Grand Prize. Only one (1) prize is available to be awarded in this Sweepstakes. ARV of the Grand Prize will vary based on fluctuations in price for airfare and/or accommodations, and distance between departure and destination.

Prize Restrictions: Any and all applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial and local taxes and all fees and expenses related to acceptance and use of prizes not specifically stated herein are the sole responsibility of the individual prize winner. If prize winner is a U.S. resident, prize winner will be issued a 1099 tax form for the appropriate value of the prize. A copy of this form will also be sent to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Prize cannot be substituted, assigned, transferred, or redeemed for cash; however, Sponsor reserves the right to make equivalent prize substitutions at its sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. Prizes cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Lost, stolen or damaged tickets and/or other prize components will not be replaced or exchanged. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by any air carrier(s) or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and those set forth by Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. Sponsor makes no warranty with respect to the Grand Prize and is not responsible for any cancellation or postponement of an event that is part of a Grand Prize. If an event that is part of a Grand Prize is cancelled or postponed due to circumstances beyond Sponsor’s control, Sponsor reserves the right to offer a substitute prize of equal or greater value, with determination of substitution in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

In the event the winner engages in behavior during prize travel and/or Experience PRS 2013 that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is obnoxious or threatening, illegal, or that is intended to threaten or harass any other person, or that in any way disparages or adversely affects the reputation, image, and/or customer goodwill of either Sponsor or any of Sponsor’s services, products, trademarks, service marks, or logos, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the travel early or remove winner from the Experience PRS 2013 event, and send winner home with no further obligations or compensation whatsoever to winner (which may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, result in the winner’s disqualification from the Sweepstakes and forfeiture of any (and/or all) prize(s). In the event the winner engages in behavior during travel that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is illegal, tortious, or subjects winner to arrest or detention, Sponsor shall have no obligation to pay any damages, fees, fines, judgments or other costs or expenses of any kind whatsoever incurred by winner as a result of such conduct. Sponsor shall have no liability for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting from or arising out of any travel related to the Prize or any other aspect of Prize Winner’s acceptance or use of the Prize.

7. General Conditions: Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, stolen, misdirected, or illegible entries; or other errors or malfunctions of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, or otherwise. Proof of sending or submission of entry will not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be attempting to tamper with or undermine the entry process, and/or the legitimate operation of the Promotion; to violate the Official Rules; or to act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, void any suspect entries and (a) modify the Promotion or suspend the Promotion to address the impairment and then resume the Promotion in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Promotion, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Promotion, or any part of it, Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein.

8. Release and Limitations of Liability: By participating in this promotion, entrants agree that Sponsor and its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, and advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing agencies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS PROMOTION, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, OR PROPERTY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE, OR USE OF THE PRIZE, ENTRY, OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROMOTION OR IN ANY PROMOTION RELATED ACTIVITY, OR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR INVASION OF PRIVACY, OR MERCHANDISE DELIVERY. THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IF ANY PRIZE CANNOT BE AWARDED DUE TO TRAVEL CANCELLATIONS, DELAYS, OR INTERRUPTIONS DUE TO ACTS OF GOD, ACTS OF WAR, NATURAL DISASTERS, WEATHER, OR TERRORISM.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS PROMOTION, INCLUDING ALL PRIZES, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. CHECK LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

9. Publicity. EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, WINNERS GRANT TO SPONSOR (WHICH GRANT WILL BE CONFIRMED IN WRITING ON REQUEST OF SPONSOR), AND ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, RETAILERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, SUPPLIERS, AND THOSE ACTING PURSUANT TO ITS AUTHORITY, THE RIGHT AND PERMISSION TO PRINT, PUBLISH, BROADCAST, AND USE, WORLDWIDE IN ANY MEDIA NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER DEVELOPED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WORLD WIDE WEB, AT ANY TIME OR TIMES, EACH WINNER’S NAME, PORTRAIT, PICTURE, VOICE, LIKENESS, AND BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FOR ADVERTISING, TRADE, AND PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES (INCLUDING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF HIS OR HER NAME ON TELEVISION OR RADIO BROADCAST) WITHOUT ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATION, COMPENSATION, PERMISSION, OR NOTIFICATION. ENTRANTS AGREE THAT SPONSOR SHALL OWN THE ENTRIES, WHICH WILL NOT BE ACKNOWLEDGED OR RETURNED, AND THAT SPONSOR AND ITS DESIGNEES SHALL HAVE THE PERPETUAL, WORLDWIDE RIGHT TO EDIT, PUBLISH, AND USE THE ENTRIES IN ANY WAY AND IN ANY MEDIA FOR TRADE, ADVERTISING, PROMOTIONAL, AND/OR OTHER PURPOSES AS SPONSOR AND/OR ITS DESIGNEES MAY DETERMINE WITHOUT FURTHER CONSIDERATION TO ENTRANTS OR ANY THIRD PARTY.

10. Disputes. Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate State Court located in Queen Anne’s County, MD; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Maryland, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Maryland or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Maryland.

11. Privacy: Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at http://www.prsguitars.com/privacy.

12. Official Rules and Winners List: For a copy of the Official Rules, visit www.prsguitars.com/Summer2013 or send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by August 31, 2013 to: PRS Guitars, Attn: Summer 2013, 380 Log Canoe Circle, Stevensville, MD 21666. Vermont residents may exclude return postage. For a list of winners, available for sixty (60) days after September 15, 2013, visit www.prsguitars.com/summer2013.

Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Limited Partnership shall not be liable for technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. Copyright ©2013 Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Limited Partnership. PRS® is a trademark of Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Limited Partnership in the United States and/or other countries. Other trademarks and logos used herein are trademarks of their respective owners in the United States and/or other countries.  All rights reserved.