Tonk Bros (reissue)

Parent brand: 

product types: 

  • acoustic guitars
  • bass guitars
  • cigar box guitars
  • lap steel guitars


Tonk Bros. is a range of UK-made acoustic parlour guitars, acoustic bass guitars, diddley bows and cigar box guitars launched in 2014 by Nineboys founder Mark Ellis. These instruments were inspired by guitars from the original American Tonk Brothers factory which operated from the 1890s to 1920s in Chicago and as a mail order distributer until the 1950s at least.

Source: MI Pro Mark Ellis Interview

Source: Tonk Bros. website (10 July 2017)


Tonk Brothers Ltd, Meadow Cottage
Old Bury Road Alpheton
CO10 9BS Sudbury , SFK
United Kingdom
Suffolk GB