Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Old Kraftsman (Kay) archtop electric in Lebanon OR for $275

nice Kay Old Kraftsman electric from the late 50's or early 60's - just like the kay Jack White pays slide on in the movie "It Might Get Loud."


Electric Arch Top OLDKRAFTSMAN Guitar - $275 (Lebanon)

Date: 2011-02-14, 5:23PM PST
Reply to: sale-fmgqa-2214937136@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

1950's-60's Electric arch top made by Kay with Old Kraftsman logo. Has original pickup and electronics. Tone knob needs work volume knob fine and pickup sounds great. Non original tuners and a hole drilled in back of headstock for strap hook which I removed. Real binding and no cracks or repairs to guitar other than tuners changed. This guitar plays very nice for what it is and comes with a soft case.541-259-5573 or email back frm listing, ask for Tim, serious buyers please. $275

* Location: Lebanon


  1. old kraftsman electrice acoustic hollow body arch top with 3 electric pick ups. can you tell me anything about this guitar? where the serial# or modle # might be located?
    Thank you.

    1. You won't find any helpful serial numbers on the Kay made Old Kraftsman guitars. Your may have a model number stamped inside of one of the F-holes (if it has f-holes) but the best way to date the guitar is to look under the pickups for a date stamp or look at the manufacturers code on the volume or tone pots. If your guitar is a Value Leader or a Style Leader it would be made sometime between 1958 - 1965.


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