Since 1890, Kay has been making instruments of the highest quality for both students and professionals
: : I have one I bought in a pawn shop for 65 bucks because it was so neat looking. I've only used it as a wall hanger and the few times I played it, it had a nice boinga boinga sound like you would hear on the old spaghetti westerns. (Or on Steve Earles's "Guitar Town".) I did a google search and only found seven references to it and am trying to find out more information. It still has it's original ID sticker with the model number and S/N 740126 and Japan right after it. I always figured it was a Teisco subcontracted to Kay in the early to mid sixties.
: : I would like some more info. I'm cleaning out a mess of my old guitar collection and will probably sell it on Ebay.
: : Email if you have more info - thanks.
: : John
: : : I have one for sale. Only one I've ever seen. Do you have one? Got any pics?
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: : : : Anyone have info on this? I have a serial # if it helps. thanks
howdy. I have a neighbor in his 80s without a computer, and a fading recollection of how much he paid and when. It's very cool looking, but not that easy to play, which may be adjustable. He pushes it through a Peavy Backstage 30. He knows I play, he needs the $ and he's got some aunt who wants to give him nothing for it, because he needs the $. What would be a fair value if he wanted to sell it. It's not my thing, but does it have any collectible value? A real nuisance that Kay doesn't keep a list if this stuff by serial #, which I have but doesn't do any good, apparently.
We have a guitar my dad always played. he referred to it as an Old Craftsmen. It if a metal guitar with a bronzy color to it. It is very old, at least 50-60 years! help me to get info please.
What is the year whenthis guitar was made ?
: What is the year whenthis guitar was made ?
I am not sure when it was made,but I am holding K5113 5500.
It's a sweet sounding guitar that I got from a pawn shop in the seventys for 10 or 15 bucks.I hope you learn more as I would like to know more about mine also.
I too have no clue, but I just picked up #K5113 5539 at an auction this weekend for $30. It lacked the Kay name on it and only marking was the serial number inside the body. Based on this chain, i must conclude it's most likely a Kay. I bought it because it sure had a sweet, mellow sound.
Hello, I'm wondering if any of you might have any ideas what model and year this guitar is? Thanks for any help. It looks like a Gibson 135? Tobacco Sunburst. It says "Kay" Vintage Series on the headstock underneith it says "since 1890.
Model #K591. Can anyone tell me how old this is and what it might be worth? Thanks!
I need to know how old is my Kay K250 serie 280875. She have 2 beautiful pickguards with flowers. She have thin body. Do you know this guitar.....i find any database about that.......thanks.
I have my grandfathers old Kay guitar with L9627 stamped inside. It has a spot for a amplifier plug i guess to be plugges into it but its and acoustic style. My grandfather typically only bought the best stuff so just wondering how old this actually is, whats its possible value might be. Not that I would sell it for even a million dollas because I remember him playing this in church and it means the world to me. I would really just like to get a year it was made so I know about how old it is. Thanks
Ok I got this K-1 at a antique shop for 60 dollars and it was in perfect condition, plays great, sounds great, and looks great. I was wondering how much it would be worth. It is missing no parts and is in mint condition.
(Originally posted 23:53:36 7/22/07)
I would love to find some information on my Kay 40. It's Flamed Maple with a natural Spruce top, tortoise binding and toroise pick guard. The headstock has a tortoise face plate and a really cool Art Deco script Kay, with "40" below it in white and gold. Kluson 3-on-a-plate tuners. The finger board is Brazilian RW with a center section of Maple that runs the entire length. Pictures can be seen here: http://www.pbase.com/slater/kay_40
hi, my name is nick and i have just purchased a kay and i would like to know what year it was made. the model number is k1518981 thanx for your time and i look forward to hearing from you thanks again
I can't find a model or serial number on my Kay. Can you help me?
I found a set of 3 kay nylon guitar picks, at a second hand store the other day. They are still in there original packaging and have never been opened. I have not been able to find any info on them as the are not made anymore.
The model is p-3.
I was wondering if anyone knows anything about them or if they are now worth anything?
I believe that it is a 3/4 or 1/2 size, could anybody tell me about it or where to go to research it. Thank You
I have a nick lucas guitar that I alway's thought was a kay can anyone help.
: I have a nick lucas guitar that I alway's thought was a kay can anyone help.
I also have a kay maybe silvertone with nick lucas name scripted at top of head with f-holes notfully cut at the ends.Its a mystery to everyone supposedly knowledgable about vintage guitars.
This popular thread has been given its own page : Kay N-2 L9533
tell me the year made. guess of price, good condition.
what do i have heer??????????????????????????????????????it says made in tiawan.southwest style decor.
I have a model k-20 it says on the back. it is mahoganey wood, 6 string, electric guitar, I wonder if anyone knows anything about it. it was given to me by a friend. thanks!!
i have an old k-27. serial number 81--. i don't find any mentioned on your message board. does anyone know anything about them. how much is it worth and who would be interested in aquiring it?
Do you still have this Kay?
Any info on this beauty would be extremely appreciated.
I have an old Kay archtop with a wood mounted, speed-bump type pickup, and controls on upper bout made of faux-tortoise bakelite. A nice player & electrics work perfect. Serial is K34-4XXX. There is also a date inside in pencil, 1947. Is this really a 1947 Kay?
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Hi, I have a blue double pickup bass with the gibson EB style solid body, and double pickguards, one of which is elevated and has a flower-like decoration. Made in Japan. I'm assuming late 60's, probably early 70's? Any info appreciated.
Have a Kay Guitar that is model number K59L and want to find out how old it is and how much it is worth.
I have a guitar that was totally stripped of its finish. It has alternating one/ two dot pattern on a rosewood fingerboard like Kay guitars, spruce top with maple veneer sides and back, rosewood veneer headstock, but this is a cutaway model. White binding on top, back, fingerboard and sound hole. serial # L9436 6118.....any info would be very helpful. Thank you!!!!!
What year was Kay model L9192 made? Value? Thanks!
I have an old Kay guitar that belonged to my grandmother I know that it is over 50 years and I can see the serial number on the inside. I was told it was a jazz guitar but not sure. the number inside is 13957 6858 if you know anything please let me know!
: I have an old Kay guitar that belonged to my grandmother I know that it is over 50 years and I can see the serial number on the inside. I was told it was a jazz guitar but not sure. the number inside is 13957 6858 if you know anything please let me know!
: Thanks, Autumn
maybe dinner and a movie!
i have a kay guitar that was just gave to me. the only sticker insdie is just the Kay sticker and a model number of K7080 or K7020.. sticker says classic guitars by kay. can you tell me anything about this guitar. age,etc.
I'm looking for a Kay Thin Twin (K161), if anyone has one or knows of one forsale. et me know. Any condition.
: I'm looking for a Kay Thin Twin (K161), if anyone has one or knows of one forsale. et me know. Any condition.
I have A Blonde Kay-161 pre 1958 with a Three peice rosewood neck. I haven't anything like it. Its in great shape. If you still looking give me a Call 1-417-737-1648.ask for Justin
Need help with info on this. All i can tell is that it has a Schireson Bros Reso and lightning bolts for "F" holes? Any info on this would be appreciated
anyone know what a 12string k model 312 is value at.
hey i have a 12 string kay model312 and i love it
weltron electric guitar
I have a Kay Guitar with k12 0112 stamped inside. I'm just learning on this guitar (passed down from family and thought to just be a junk guitar for kids to play with until now) and any info about this would be great, thanks!
I bought a guitar on e-bay. It's seem to be a Kay but I don't have the brand name on headstock. There is 3 small screw hole on headstock to fix the logo. This is an archtop guitar and the serial number is L 1656 . Please help me to confirm if it's really a Kay guitar.
Regarding a Kay vintage acoustic guitar. My son just acquired one that was made around 1960 and is wondering what it is worth as he was told that this model is no longer made (not sure of the model).
Look on ebay under kay guitar, just scroll until you find a similar guitar. They made literaly thousands of guitars a month, so the value may not be very high, depending on the condition. good luck.: Regarding a Kay vintage acoustic guitar. My son just acquired one that was made around 1960 and is wondering what it is worth as he was told that this model is no longer made (not sure of the model).
I HAVE A KAY TNEOR GUITAR MODEL N14 W/ A VINTAGE DE ARMOND PICK UP. DOES ANYONE KNOW THE VINTAGE OF THIS GUITAR - YEAR ETC...THANKS
grandpa got it in the war been sitting in the case for along long time how much does this acoustic go for ?????????????????
: grandpa got it in the war been sitting in the case for along long time how much does this acoustic go for ?????????????????
I hate when people do this but have you heard anyting on your kdg88? I stumbled across one the other day and wonder what it's worth. (sounds great!)
i bought a kay a while ago it, its got the serial number W020185 and a made in china sticker on the back of the neck anybody know any info. is it made '85?
its a strat style, bolt on neck, red, 2 white single coil pick ups, no pickguard, 6 in a row batwing headstock and 3 knobs.
the headstock logo is a gold 'K' in a circle underneath it says 'Kay established 1890' and then 'ELECTRIC GUITAR'
its sounds awesome.
went to look at a house to buy. in the frony yard in a box I found a Kay N3, it also has L7931 on it. Can anyone help me ti id it?
: went to look at a house to buy. in the frony yard in a box I found a Kay N3, it also has L7931 on it. Can anyone help me ti id it?
Hey I also have a Kay
It have N-3 on it but the other number is L3962
I bet N-3 is the model and L???? is the serial #
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