Kalamazoo KG-1 Mid-'60s Blue, Red or White

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  • $300$565

Named after Gibson's hometown of Kalamazoo Michigan, Kalamazoo guitars were produced from 1933 to 1942 and then again from 1965 to 1970 as Gibson's in-house budget brand. The solidbodies made under the Kalamazoo name in the late '60s originally used a very Fender-like body with uneven horns, but this was switched to a more SG-style body in 1968. The KG-1 specifically sported one pickup and a non-tremolo tailpiece.

Years of Production: 
1965 - 1969

Design Elements: One melody-maker pickup, volume and tone controls, dot inlays

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