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Jazz guitars for sale: Kay

1952-56 Silvertone 1354 / Kay Aristocrat Blonde Archtop Guitar

WOODLAND HILLS, CALIFORNIA, 91364, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1175

Straight from the era of Marilyn Monroe comes this big curvy blonde! This is essentially a Kay Aristocrat, sold through Sears between '52-'56, under the Silvertone 1354 name. I'm leaning more toward '52, as this guitar has the "trident" fretboard inlays. Later models came with split rectangle inlay. This fully hollow, carved archtop was the big gun in its day, with a single pickup, cutaway, engraved headstock and pickguard with celluloid bound body, neck and f-holes. It's 17 1 / 4" wide. The ... more

NAMM Demo Kay Vintage Reissue K775VS Jazz II Electric Guitar w / Case- Iced Tea

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 92658, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$699

Kay "Kel-von-a-tor" Vintage Reissue Series Kay K775V Jazz II Electric Guitar. The Kay Jazz II was the cutting edge of electric guitar designs and is among the most famous and revered Kay Vintage collected guitars The Kay K775V Jazz II has features that are as relevant today as it was when it was originally released in the 1960s. The K775V is a double cutaway, hollow body with "f" holes, arched top and back, slim fast action upgraded with a set neck with bound fingerboard, pearloid shark fin ... more

New! Kay Vintage Reissue K775VS Jazz II Electric Guitar -w / Case - Iced Tea

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 92658, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1299

Kay "Kel-von-a-tor" Vintage Reissue Series Kay K775V Jazz II Electric Guitar. MSRP:$1600The Kay Jazz II was the cutting edge of electric guitar designs and is among the most famous and revered Kay Vintage collected guitars The Kay K775V Jazz II has features that are as relevant today as it was when it was originally released in the 1960s. The K775V is a double cutaway, hollow body with "f" holes, arched top and back, slim fast action upgraded with a set neck with bound fingerboard, pearloid ... more

1956 Marvel Guitar Archtop F-Hole Electric Beautiful Red Sunburst Kay built USA

A GREAT LAKE STATE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$800

1956 MARVEL KAY ARCH TOP ELECTRIC GUITAR This guitar is in good condition overall, original finish in good cond. see the condition description for specifics. Original case included and it will be well packed. It does not say Kay anywhere on the guitar but I am quite sure it is a Kay guitar it has the L before a series of numbers and it has a Kay headstock point Etc. Includes the original grey hardboard case. It has a fresh neck reset check above for all the details. I do my best to give an ... more

NAMM Demo Kay Vintage Reissue K775VS Jazz II Electric Guitar-w / Bag-Iced Tea

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 92658, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$648

Kay "Kel-von-a-tor" Vintage Reissue Series Kay K775V Jazz II Electric Guitar With 10mm Padded Nylon Gig Bag (Artist Demo) The Kay Jazz II was the cutting edge of electric guitar designs and is among the most famous and revered Kay Vintage collected guitars The Kay K775V Jazz II has features that are as relevant today as it was when it was originally released in the 1960s. The K775V is a double cutaway, hollow body with "f" holes, arched top and back, slim fast action upgraded with a set neck ... more

1950s Silvertone Aristocrat 1365 Vintage Archtop Electric Guitar, USA-Made Kay

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1179

Up for sale, a 1950's Silvertone Model 1365 Aristocrat in exceptional condition and in perfect working order. Manufactured in the USA by the Kay company for the Sears catalog and their exclusive "Silvertone" line of instruments, the Aristocrat shares the same construction and tone woods as Kay's Upbeat model, yet features the Speed Bump chrome-plated pickups which are Kay's most ubiquitous single coil. This archtop features a full 17" lower bout, spruce top, and figured maple back and sides, ... more

New Kay Barney Kessel Signature Series K8700V Jazz Special Guitar only -Sunburst

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 92658, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1199

Kay Reissue BARNEY KESSEL Jazz Special Guitar K8700V Case not included. Please see our listing for item KVKJ-CA Designed in 1956, Kay is the only Guitar Company endorsed with Barney Kessel's signature. The K8700V Jazz Special is a full 17" wide body. That rich, warm, full body depth is what the discerning Soloist, Blues Guitarist and Jazz Virtuoso have been searching for. Barney Kessel played Kay performing live in concert and in TV appearances. The Jazz Special was reissued in response to ... more

1959 KAY K6437 K37 All Mahogany Archtop Jazzbox Acoustic Guitar w / Gig Bag- Clean

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA, 28804, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$525

Item: Circa 1959 Kay K6437 (could be a K37, but I think it's the former) "All Mahogany" Archtop Jazzbox Acoustic guitar with a very nice, gently used Warwick Gig Bag. Item has been professionally setup and plays / feels / sounds great. Cosmetically, there is some checking and evidence of wear from play over the years, but this guitar is in really amazing shape for its age. Sale is for the guitar and Warwick Gig Bag Only. Width at Nut: about 1 and 21 / 32 " . It seems to fall right between 1 and ... more

1950s Kay Archtop Vintage Acoustic Guitar Cherry Sunburst 100% Original w / Case

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$929

Up for sale, a 1950's Kay archtop acoustic guitar in excellent condition with a vibrant Cherry Sunburst lacquer finish. Professionally setup and benefitting from a fresh neck reset, this Kay offers a bold, midrange forward sound with lots of punch and sweet, singing top end. Single note lines have lots of body and sparkle when played up the neck, and the guitar has taut, rumbling bass. Strung with fresh 12-53 strings and comfortable action, this Kay is a wonderful example of Mid-Century USA ... more

1940's SILVERTONE MADE BY KAY ARCHTOP GUITAR

RAVENNA, OHIO, 44266, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$499

.. A 1940'S KAY MADE SILVERTONE ARCHTOP. HAS THAT GREAT CHECKERBOARD BINDING ON THE TOP. ALL ORIGINAL EXCEPT THE TUNERS. PROBABLY SOLD THROUGH THE SEARS CATALOG. KLUSONS REPLACED KLUSONS SO NO EXTRA SCREW HOLES. GOOD PLAYER, STRUNG WITH 12-54'S. NO FRET OR FRETBAORD WEAR. NECK PROFILE IS 40'S WITH A REAL SOLID D SHAPE. SILVERTONE LOGO SILK SCREEN IS IN GOOD SHAPE . FINISH HAS SOME NICKS AND BUMPS FROM AGE. JUST NORMAL WEAR AND TEAR. METAL PARTS HAVE SOME TARNISH TOP HAS SOME MARKS WHERE THE ... more

1954 KAY ARCHTOP ACOUSTIC ELECTRIC GUITAR AND CASE

WOODBURY, NEW JERSEY, 08096, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$500

ALL ORIGINAL 1954 KAY "ARCHTOP" ACOUSTIC ELECTRIC HOLLOW BODY GUITAR. PLAYS GREAT! GOOD ACTION, GREAT SOUND. TRAPEZE TAILPIECE. PICKUP AND CONTROLS ALL WORK FINE. IN BRAND NEW HARDSHELL CASE INCLUDING KEYS. PHOTOS ARE TAKEN BY CELLPHONE OF THE ACTUAL ITEM SOLD AS SHOWN AND SHOULD BE CONSIDERED PART OF THE DESCRIPTION. SERIOUS BIDDERS ONLY, PLEASE. BUYER TO PAY IN US CURRENCY THROUGH PAYPAL WITHIN 7 DAYS OF AUCTIONS END. BUYER PAYS SHIPPING. WE MAY PROVIDE DELIVERY IF PREARRANGED.... more

Kay Speed Demon Airline Vintage 1960's Truetone archtop electric Guitar Rare Red

BUFFALO, NEW YORK, 14225, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$799

Vintage Red Speed Demon. 3 Pick-up. This is a Great Guitar. Nice clean instrument . all original. Plays nice . Has some play wear check pics ... more

Vintage 1930's- 40's? Kay Archtop Hollow Body Guitar Project As Is! U Fix!

HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, ARKANSAS, 71913, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$449

* P A W N S H O P * G U I T A R S * Serving The World With Quality Vintage and Used Gear!- Up for sale is a Vintage 1930's- 40's? Kay Archtop Hollow Body Guitar Project As Is! U Fix! -Nice vintage guitar project- Has much wear, dings, nicks, and patina all around the entire guitar body & neck-(please view pictures)- neck is starting to come loose and will probably need reset- has tailpiece and original tuners, but missing bridge- may need neck work- but it looks pretty good- the archtop body ... more

C 1940 KAY-MADE "CALVERT" ARCHTOP GUITAR

FOREST, VIRGINIA, 24551, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$499

C 1940 KAY-MADE "CALVERT" ARCHTOP GUITAR This sale is for an used C 1940 KAY-MADE "CALVERT" ARCHTOP GUITAR. This guitar is in great shape. Guitar has some scratches and rust. This is a very old guitar. Still looks and sounds amazing. This Kay archtop acoustic guitar was made sometime around the 1930's or 1940's. Please inspect the photos closely and note the cosmetic flaws of this guitar, including blemishes on the top, dings, and evidence of past repairs. None of these things are indicative of ... more

NAMM Demo Kay Reissue Barney Kessel K8700V Jazz Special Guitar (only)-Blonde

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 92658, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1150

Kay Reissue BARNEY KESSEL Jazz Special Guitar K8700V (Artist Demo) Designed in 1956, Kay is the only Guitar Company endorsed with Barney Kessel's signature. The K8700V Jazz Special is a full 17" wide body. That rich, warm, full body depth is what the discerning Soloist, Blues Guitarist and Jazz Virtuoso have been searching for. Barney Kessel played Kay performing live in concert and in TV appearances. The Jazz Special was reissued in response to player?s requests for this highly praised and ... more

New Kay Vintage Reissue K775VB Jazz II Electric Guitar w / Case- Blonde

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 92658, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1299

Kay "Kel-von-a-tor" Vintage Reissue Series Kay K775V Jazz II Electric Guitar. The Kay Jazz II was the cutting edge of electric guitar designs and is among the most famous and revered Kay Vintage collected guitars The Kay K775V Jazz II has features that are as relevant today as it was when it was originally released in the 1960s. The K775V is a double cutaway, hollow body with "f" holes, arched top and back, slim fast action upgraded with a set neck with bound fingerboard, pearloid shark fin ... more

Vintage c. 1952 Kay K-150 Lark archtop electric guitar, Jimmy Reed blade pup

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO, 44504, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$695

Righteous early '50s Kay "Lark" model with the famous Jimmy Reed blade pickup. Rock solid and mostly original, but well loved. All external parts original except for control knob base plate, which is an accurate repro made from an old cracked and discarded Kay pickguard. Pup recently professionally rewound to vintage specs. New harness with high quality CTS / orange drop components. I kept the cord set-up vintage, with the attached cord that can be threaded in and out of the body (do so with ... more

Kay Vintage Reissue Jazz II Guitar Ice Tea Sunburst With Case

KENOSHA, WISCONSIN, 53144, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$935

The Kay Jazz II was the cutting edge of electric guitar designs and is among the most famous and revered Kay Vintage collected guitars. It has features that are as relevant today as it was when it was originally released in the 1961 The Kay K775V Jazz II is an extremely versatile instrument for stage and studio, due to guitar's ability to deliver a range of sounds from warm jazz to shredding heavy metal Striking beauty, tone and playability make this guitar an overall winner in any style of ... more

1950s Silvertone Aristocrat 1356 Vintage Archtop Electric Guitar, Kay USA-Made

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1279

Up for sale, a 1950's Silvertone Model 1356 Aristocrat in exceptional condition and in perfect working order. 100% original aside from a new set of aged Kluson tuners, this guitar was manufactured in the USA by the Kay company for the Sears catalog and their Silvertone line of guitars. The 1356 model is the very first version of what would become a small collection of Kay instruments under the "Aristocrat" banner. Structurally very similar to Kay's high end Upbeat model, this Aristocrat features... more

1940's KAY ARCHTOP MODEL KAY 18 ACOUSTIC GUITAR

RAVENNA, OHIO, 44266, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$499

.. Beautiful Kay blondie. I can't find the model name . [AN AMAZING EBAY CONTRIBUTOR HAS WRITTEN ME AND TELLS ME THAT THIS GUITAR IS A K-18 MODEL. THE K-18 WAS FIRST MADE IN 1939 AND THIS GUITAR IS PROBABLY A VERY EARLY 1940'S MODEL . THANKS BUDDY]… Original except for the tuners. I'm calling this a 1940's based on a couple things, pickguard brackets, headstock shape and the neck inlay . Binding on the neck and back is tortoise. The binding on the top is a three ply black, cream and tortoise. ... more

Vintage Silvertone 17" Archtop Kay Aristocrat Guitar Rockabilly Jazz Blues Wow! ~

SAN PEDRO, CALIFORNIA, 90731, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$850

1957 Sears Silvertone Aristocrat in great shape. Killer looker and perfect Blues or Garage Rock Machine. Big 17inch full hollowbody. 3 1 / 2 inches deep. Some photos make the guitar look like it's a tobacco color but when you see the photos that are RED That is the true color. Low action and sounds Gnarly. Made by the Kay Company in Chicago. Not sure about the bridge being original but it's cut exactly like every Kay bridge for this type of model I've ever seen it's blonde. I was going to put a ... more

KAMICO JAZZ BOX F HOLE, MADE BY KAY . 1 PICKUP, VERY CLEAN 40s-50s GUITAR

VINE GROVE, KENTUCKY, 40175, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$400

KAMICO HEADSTOCK LABEL . MADE BY KAY . LATE 40S EARLY 50s . F HOLE HOLLOW BODY JAZZ BOX . HAS 1 SMOOTH TOP KAY PICKUP WITH 1 VOLUME AND 1 TONE CONTROL .THIS IS A VERY CLEAN OLD GUITAR PLAYS AND SOUNDS GREAT IN THE COWBOY CHORDS POSITIONS . ACTION IS NOT BAD . VERY PLAYABLE UP TO THE 14TH FRET . STARTS A BIT OF BUZZ ABOVE THE 14TH FRET THE FRET BOARD OVER THE BODY HAS A VERY SLIGHT UP TILT EVERYTHING IS ORIGINAL EXCEPT THE BRIDGE .BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF GUITAR HISTORY . PLAYABLE IN THE MAJOR ... more

Artist Demo Kay Vintage Reissue K775VBK Jazz II Electric Guitar w / Case-Black

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 92658, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$788

Kay "Kel-von-a-tor" Vintage Reissue Series Kay K775V Jazz II Electric Guitar. The Kay Jazz II was the cutting edge of electric guitar designs and is among the most famous and revered Kay Vintage collected guitars The Kay K775V Jazz II has features that are as relevant today as it was when it was originally released in the 1960s. The K775V is a double cutaway, hollow body with "f" holes, arched top and back, slim fast action upgraded with a set neck with bound fingerboard, pearloid shark fin ... more

1950s Silvertone Model 670 Vintage Kay-Made USA Archtop Acoustic Guitar

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$999

Up for sale, a 1950's Silvertone Model 670 Aristocrat in exceptional, 100% original condition and in perfect working order. Manufactured in the USA by the Kay company for the Sears catalog and their exclusive "Silvertone" line of instruments, the 670 was only offered for a few short years in the early '50s and is an exceedingly clean vintage archtop. Amongst the more lively, clear, and powerful sounding Aristocrats we’ve encountered, the 670 boasts a spruce top and figured curly maple back and... more

Vintage Kay Tenor Archtop Guitar

BYRON CENTER, MICHIGAN, 49315, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$625

Beautiful Vintage Kay Tenor Guitar in good used condition for it's age. I don't know a whole lot about this guitar, but it has a straight neck, 23" scale and sounds quite nice. It has some minor surface scratches and the finish has some aged crackling to it in spots. The tuners are old and worn looking, but work just fine. I've tried to take good photographs to show it's condition. Check my feedback rating and bid with confidence.... more

Super Rare! 1940s 50s Kay Archtop Jumbo Guitar K-42-8449

LOGAN, UTAH, 84321, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$400

Up for sale is a vintage Kay model K-42-8449 Original 1940s 50s ArchTop jumbo professional guitar! Large master size! Natural blonde spruce Top Curly maple back and sides and neck. Tortoise shell pick guard this guitar has very unusual F Holes there shaped like six shooters pistols! Never seen anything like it! Pretty cool though maybe custom made for Roy Rogers? No Idea. I purchased this guitar at a estate sale just because I like vintage guitars and this one had the WOW Factor! The ... more

Vintage Kay Archtop Guitar Stainless steel frets, recent neck reset

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98126, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$650

As a professional luthier, I can tel you that most Kay and Harmony archtops floating around these days are in bad need of neck resets, crack and brace repairs, setups and lot of other expensive repair work. This is not one of those though. This is a great guitar for someone looking for a really cool vintage archtop that doesn't have vintage guitar problems. The neck has just been reset, the frets have been professionally replaced with stainless steel frets, its been outfitted with a custom ... more

New Kay Vintage Reissue K775VS Jazz II Electric Guitar w / Bag-Iced Tea

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 92658, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1249

Kay "Kel-von-a-tor" Vintage Reissue Series Kay K775V Jazz II Electric Guitar With 10mm Padded Nylon Gig Bag. The Kay Jazz II was the cutting edge of electric guitar designs and is among the most famous and revered Kay Vintage collected guitars The Kay K775V Jazz II has features that are as relevant today as it was when it was originally released in the 1960s. The K775V is a double cutaway, hollow body with "f" holes, arched top and back, slim fast action upgraded with a set neck with bound ... more

Vintage 1960s USA Kay Archtop Acoustic Guitar OHSC L7462 Kluson Inline tuners

CENTRE, ALABAMA, 35960, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$575

Vintage USA Kay Archtop Spruce-top Acoustic Guitar ALL ORIGINAL Borderline Case Queen w / Case and original Kluson Tuners Specs:Year: 1963Arched Spruce topSides and Back: Maple or Birch Adjustable Rosewood BridgeRosewood FretboardBrass fretsOversized Dot MarkersKluson Inline 3x3 TunersDual F-holesSteel reinforced neck (access by truss rod cover)ALL ORIGINAL including the faux Alligator skin caseNut width: 1-11 / 16 " 12th fret: 2 " Action at 12: 1st string=0 058 6th=0 070 I found this baby ... more

New Kay Vintage Reissue K775VBK Jazz II Electric Guitar w / Case-Black

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 92658, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1125

Kay "Kel-von-a-tor" Vintage Reissue Series Kay K775V Jazz II Electric Guitar. The Kay Jazz II was the cutting edge of electric guitar designs and is among the most famous and revered Kay Vintage collected guitars The Kay K775V Jazz II has features that are as relevant today as it was when it was originally released in the 1960s. The K775V is a double cutaway, hollow body with "f" holes, arched top and back, slim fast action upgraded with a set neck with bound fingerboard, pearloid shark fin ... more

New Kay Barney Kessel Signature Series K8700VB Jazz Special Guitar(only)-Blonde

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 92658, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1350

Kay Reissue BARNEY KESSEL Jazz Special Guitar K8700V Case not included. Please see our listing for item KVKJ-CA Designed in 1956, Kay is the only Guitar Company endorsed with Barney Kessel's signature. The K8700V Jazz Special is a full 17" wide body. That rich, warm, full body depth is what the discerning Soloist, Blues Guitarist and Jazz Virtuoso have been searching for. Barney Kessel played Kay performing live in concert and in TV appearances. The Jazz Special was reissued in response to ... more

Mid 1950's Silvertone Kay Archtop single cut maple guitar project

LITTLETON, COLORADO, 80128, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$499

Mid 1950's Silvertone Kay Archtop single cut guitar . These were steam bent maple mad by Kay for silvertone. Highly saught after by blues guys now. I put it as a project, it doesnt need any real hard work, just put in a pickup or repair that section. It has No cracks or issues that need to be addressed. Really fun player, has a FAT neck on it. I have smaller hands, and it feels big, but if i can play it without issue, so can anyone. You get super used to it quickly. Sounds awesome. I generally ... more

Kay Archtop guitar Cutaway 15 Inch Body Japan rare beautiful vintage EMS F / S

TOKYO, JAPAN

$1070

Template ICNBRN2 ◆ Thank you for visiting my shop ◆ I sell a lot of Japanese instruments. Please also check the list of my shop!Enjoy shopping!! Description *New arrival Kay Archtop guitar / Cutaway 15 Inch Body / Kluson Original Peg / Arched Spruce Top / Maple Side / Arched Back / Rosewood Fingerboard / Original Pick guard [With Chipboard Case] ​​circa 1950 EXF Stock list Kay Archtop guitar / Cutaway 15 Inch Body Kluson Original Peg Arched Spruce Top ... more

Kay JAZZ II electric guitar

NIPPON, JAPAN

$2260

EMS 2-3weeks arrive! If you have a Question or Request Please contact me �¨CLICK We will update the stock once a month!! This is a Receiving orders, Please make sure delivery date! Please make sure before bidding. It will takes 2-3weeks! If you need ASAP! I can answer ASAP! Shipping to Europe, South America and Africa needs shipping cost, I am happy to answer all questions. I try to reply within 24 business hours. I accept returns for 30days if I make mistake. Add me to your Favorite Sellers ... more