Similar Listings

Kay N-15 1950s/1960s Sunburst

Fair
$85
+ $50 Shipping
Listing Sold
Shipped From
Second Chance Guitars
Andover, MA, United States
56
Sales
40+
Joined Reverb
2015
Preferred Seller
Quick Responder
Quick Shipper

About This Listing

This Kay N-15 guitar from the 1950s or early 1960s is in fair to good condition and provides a unique sound and look for how it has held up over the years. It has been well played and clearly loved evidenced by the wear marks along the neck, the top, and the pick guard. While it has sustained damage over the years from its prior owners, it still plays reasonably well while staying in tune.   Even if you want it for a wall decoration or to include in a collection of old guitars, this one will stand out due to its age, look, and overall uniqueness.

The guitar currently has extra light gauge strings on it due to age and not wanting to damage the neck with additional strain. The tuning pegs work well and after stretching the strings, the guitar will hold a tune without needing to be retuned every time you play.

The guitar has sustained prior damaged as evidenced in the photos. At the bottom of the body the top has been reattached to the side with glue. The bottom is mildly impacted (perhaps dropped once) for about 2-3 inches but it doesn’t greatly impact the sound or tone. The original nut and saddle must have been replaced over the years as there are relatively new looking bone replacements on the guitar. The paint on this guitar has faded, chipped, or worn away in many places, but it gives it that distinguished look only well loved guitars can do.   The bridge has been work away on the high E as shown in the photos, but the guitar can be strung with all six strings and hold a tune. Please see the photos for any further evidence of wear and tear on this guitar.

Please send an email with any questions or if you would like to discuss a deal for this guitar! I’m open to reasonable deals for it!

Product Specs

Listed6 years ago
ConditionFair (Used)
Fair condition gear should function but will show noticeable cosmetic damage or other issues.learn more
Brand
Model
Finish
Year
Made In
  • United States

Reviews of this Shop

56
;

Reverb Gives

Your purchases help youth music programs get the gear they need to make music.

Carbon-Offset Shipping

Your purchases also help protect forests, including trees traditionally used to make instruments.

iOS app store button
Android play store button
Oops, looks like you forgot something. Please check the fields highlighted in red.