Re: Del Oro GUITAR

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Posted by H2OFria on Fri, 01/30/04 - 16:47:31.

I seen the name "Del Oro" on both mandolins and guitars (identical logos on the headstocks). There seems to be a connection with KAY Guitars. In the book "American Guitars, an Illustrated History" by Tom Wheeler there is a color photo of a "Del Oro" and a reference to it being a "Bargain Basement Special" see color photograph #106. KAY was known for their low cost entry level guitars although they did produce some high end axes.

So my guess is you have a KAY marketed as a Del Oro.

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my mother was burnt when she wS10 AND HER Dad bought her a del oro guitar from the montgomerys catalog in 1940. It has the flamigo dancers on it and i was wondering the maker besides del oro.

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