Sooooo what do we have here?!? Well, it appears to be a 1920’s Kay Kraft. Literally, zero of these anywhere. So you’re thinking ha I’ll find one, jokes on you, no you won’t. This thing is something else and I’m not sure what’s it worth is, nor do I understand how we got in possession of this thing. From my countless hours researching, Mr. Kay bought out Stromberg around 1920, and didn’t start making “Kay” until the 1930’s. Yet, he did make these bad girls in the 20’s. Only real info I could find was how they set up a booth at the Chicago World Fair in 1928. This may be a one of a kind guitar, and one that may belong in a museum. Or it could be worth a box of cheerios. I’d argue the former, nonetheless feast your eyes on this sweetheart. Cheers and much love.

I just set this up, and it is so whacky. The bridge is at about a 35 degree angle to make it perfectly intonated. Action is a little high, I think it needs a new hanging bridge. Playable and sounds so good, but isn’t the easiest girl to play. Still a one of kind guitar that no one else will have which is honestly super cool.

Listed8 months ago
ConditionFair (Used)
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  • 941
  • White Hand Stenciled
  • 1920’s
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Warren, PA, United States
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