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Old 06-16-2016, 08:07 AM
slyfox00 slyfox00 is offline
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I have an old guitar that my grandma got when she was a kid. She used to play open mic nights and until I revived when she died I had no idea we both shared this love of music. It is in rough shape but I did notice it had a 12 on the head stock. I haven't been able to find anything online about the model. I found one that had a 24 on it but it was completely different. I know its probably not worth much (more sentimental value than monetary value) but any ideas about what it could be worth if restored. Any help is appreciated.


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Old 06-16-2016, 08:24 AM
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Custom Kraft was a brand owed by St. Louis Music in the 1960's. They had guitars made by the usual suspects - mostly Valco and Kay. Based on the segmented F-holes on your guitar I suspect it is a Kay. Value is probably in the $200 - $400 range, it probably dates from 1960 - 1963. Some online resources suggest that Kay was making Custom Kraft earlier than 1960, even to the 1940's. They also made Kay Kraft guitars in the 1930's with unique two-pointed body and a neat adjustable bolt-on neck.
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