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    Posted 11 years ago

    sherrywith…
    (4 items)

    The mandolin is a Kay, serial number 64464 and says 4h in it. It is also in it's originakl case. Any idea of it's value?
    Thanks,
    Sherry Reed

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    Comments

    1. mantique_collector, 11 years ago
      Depending upon it's condition, maybe $200-$300. Kay instruments (especially some of the bass fiddles and old guitars) are definitely collectible. The look of the case seems to date it sometime in the 50's. But, don't take my word for it... do a little research and see what you find.
    2. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 11 years ago
      This website has some good information for you.

      http://www.folkofthewood.com/page4855.htm
    3. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 11 years ago
      This looks like a match.

      http://cgi.ebay.com/Vintage-Kay-mandolin-40s-50s-ALL-ORIGINAL-NICE-PIECE-/320623560001?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4aa6a74541
    4. Sherry, 11 years ago
      Thanks! Checking it out now!
    5. Pat, 10 years ago
      My father (86 years old) has an old mandolin that we're trying to find the value of. Here's the details:
      On the inside it says: GUANANTEED PERFECT SCALE; VICTORIA; BEST AMERICAN MAKE; B. & J. NEW YORK
      It is a flat back with 8 strings.
      The only thing I have been able to find out about B & J is that it stands for Buegeleisen & Jacobson, New York

      Thanks,

      Pat

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