1939 Gibson Recording King Hawaiian Guitar Carson J Robison Model K - Kalamazoo KHG HG-00 12-Fret

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TIME CAPSULE 1939 Gibson-Made Recording King Carson J. Robison Model K!

Exceptionally clean 80+ year old Recording King Carson J. Robison Model K Hawaiian Guitar with original case and accessories from back then. Vibrant Sunburst Finish with no fading. Almost no checking. The guitar looks like it was played for a few years and then put away. It's very well-preserved and is fully original.

The guitar is still in its original Hawaiian setup. It would likely be an easy conversion to Spanish-style but we decided to leave it as it is nearly pristine and untouched. This guitar was made in 1939 according to the stamped serial number that begins with EG. Another cool factor is that the original owner had the initials "M O D" which makes it a much more universal piece.

The guitar is all-original and very clean. Other than a few very small marks as shown in the photos this guitar is close to mint condition. There are a few scratches here and there, but it's truly an exceptionally clean example. The guitar plays well and has a nice woody sound that you would expect from a well-cared for Prewar Gibson-Made flattop. The guitar comes with the original chipboard case, Hawaiian guitar instructional books from the 1930's, finger picks and slides.

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Listed9 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
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