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1960's Kay Lap Steel

August 2, 2018 • Geronimo "Geri" ValdrizInstruments and Luthiers

Kay is a musical instrument maker established in Chicago in the 1930's.

Kay built a variety of instruments, and some of their pre-war acoustic guitars are highly sought after by collectors today.

1960's Kay Lap Steel

By the 1960's Kay was primarily known for cheap, student-level instruments including guitars and lap steel guitars.

The body of this lap steel guitar is light weight and is made of a compressed wood composite. It is painted speckled Seafoam Green with white frets and white position markers.

1960's Kay Lap Steel

It is equipped with a blade type "rail" guitar pickup for your sonic enjoyment.

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