Kay Archtop Sunburst 1950s

6-String Hollow Body Acoustic-Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Kay Archtop Sunburst 1950s

Vintage
  • $795.00
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Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Maple Body
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: Thick C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - 1.00" 10th - 1.60"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 25 3/4"
Neck Details: 2-piece maple neck with walnut stripe, bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard, and pearloid line/quarter-circle inlays. The neck has been reset and refretted.
Electronics: A transducer pickup has been installed underneath the top and a volume pot, tone pot, and 1/4" output jack have been installed on the pickguard
Pickup Measurements: n/a
Hardware: Pickguard is not original
Modifications/Repairs: Neck has been reset and refretted. Transducer pickup has been installed. Pickguard with pots and jack has been installed.
Case Details: Hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has only moderate play wear for its age. The glossy finish has light checking and minor scratches and dings throughout.
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and light neck relief. There is no adjustable truss rod. The frets are tall, wide, and show only minor signs of play wear (light divots). The thick neck profile and visual appointments indicate that this instrument was likely made in the 1950's.
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