Kalamazoo Oriole Lap Steel 1939 Brown Crackle

Used – Very Good
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About This Listing

For sale we have a fantastic Gibson-made 1939 Kalamazoo Oriole. I purchased this steel from the family of a local musician in Central Pennsylvania who had played it for many years. I’ve recorded with this steel on several occasions, and it sounds absolutely fantastic both clean and dirty.
I recently had this steel looked over by JD at Musicland in Bel Air, MD. All the electronics, etc. are in working order. The pots may crackle slightly in certain positions, but JD and I decided to leave this be so as to retain the original electronics.
Everything on this steel looks to be more or less original, save potentially replaced tuner buttons and a nail in place of one of the screws for the jack plate. This steel has some super cool details like black/ brown Bakelite knobs, a gorgeous Brazilian rosewood fretboard, super cool stenciled headstock logo and fret markers, and a really fantastically preserved brown crackle finish.
If you’re looking for a great vintage steel that will sound fantastic for live and recording applications plus be a great addition to your collection, then look no further!!
This steel is sold as-is. Please look at all the photos to see the slight damages on the steel.

This item is sold As-Described

This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

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Product Specs

Listed8 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
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