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1950s Kay electric full hollow body guitar.

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Posted 5 years ago


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Just trying to identify this vintage guitar. I was thinking late 40s to early 1950 Kay Archtop full bodied electric guitar. I was told by someone that the neck was slightly bowed. No modications as i know of. Grover tune keys and has 2 pickups by Kent wc-25. I only had one shop take a look at it and said its worth 100 bucks!. I at least want to identify what Kay model this is. There is a number stamped in blue with L1358. Any help would be appreciated.

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  1., 5 years ago
    Ca 1961 Kay K6845 "Mercury" arch top with added Ca 1964/8 Kent WC-25 double pickup set (pickups came with the pickguard) and added Grover rotomatic tuners.

    Hope that helps!

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