KAY VINTAGE REISSUE - Product Line

The Kay Guitar Company has always been the major producer of guitars since 1890. Most players may not know that, in 1928, Kay was the first company to start production of electric guitars in the USA. From 1952 through 1964, The Kay Guitar Company excelled at producing quality professional electric guitars with unique designs and features.

The Kay Gold Line professional series became synonymous with that rich gutsy Blues/Jazz sound that eventually became rock. This unique blues sound was not available from any other guitar of that time. For the past decade vintage Kay instruments have been fetching high prices and have had increasing interest from collectors and players because of the cool, campy look and that unique Blues/Jazz sound.

The Kay Vintage Reissue line of guitars faithfully reproduces that sought after look and sound of the vintage Kay guitars of the 50's & 60's and are now available to anyone looking to have something really cool (KOOL) and social in their collection.

Thin Twin
Thin Twin

Jazz II
Jazz II

Pro Bass
Pro Bass

Jazz Special Bass
Jazz Special Bass



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Thin Twin Blonde Thin Twin Cherry Sunburst Thin Twin Black



Thin Twin - K161V

Features:

* Body: Single-cutaway, tone-chambered, hollowbody acoustic with special feedback-resistant bracing
* Back: Parabolic arched maple
* Sides: Maple
* Top: 3-ply flamed maple
* Purfling: Multi-ply black and white checkerboard celluloid binding
* Neck: Set dovetail one-piece, straight-grained Canadian maple with single-ply binding
* Frets: 20 medium nickel-silver
* Inlays: 6 block pearled
* Fingerboard: 26" scale rosewood fingerboard with 12" radius
* Tuning Machines: Vintage-style, 3 per side, Chrome with White Buttons
* Bridge and Tailpiece: Chrome individual saddle-style mounted bridge with height adjustment thumbwheels and chrome trapeze tailpiece
* Top Nut: Bone
* Headstock: Original gold chevron displaying 3-D raised "Kel-von-a-tor" style emblem
* Finish Coat: High-gloss polyester protective polymer

Electronics:
* Pickups: 2 chrome Thin Twin single-coil Blade pickups
* Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way with unique Kay baseball bat-style toggle selector
* Output Jack: Side-mounted

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Jazz II Blonde Jazz II Iced Tea Sunburst Jazz II Black



Jazz II - K775V

Features:

* Style: double-cutaway thinline hollow body electric guitar
* Scale length: 26" with 12" fretboard radius
* Finish: high gloss protective polyester polymer
* Top: 3-ply arched curly maple
* Back: maple
* Binding: multi-ply black and white celluloid
* Headstock: Original gold "K" chevron displaying the 3-D raised "Kel-von-ator" style emblem. Truss rod cover has Roger Fritz signature
* Neck: maple
* Neck shape: soft "C"
* Neck joint: dovetail
* Nut width: 1-11/16" bone
* Fingerboard: rosewood
* Number of frets: 20
* Inlays: shark fin
* Hardware: chrome
* Tuners: Grover Rotomatics
* Pickups: two "Kleenex Box" Gold K single-coil with adjustable pole pieces
* Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, and 3-way switch
* Bridge: fixed roller
* Tailpiece: Genuine B-70 Bigsby Vibrato

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Pro Bass Blonde Pro Bass Black Pro Bass Honey Sunburst



Pro Bass - K162V

Features:

* Body: Single-cutaway, tone-chambered, hollowbody acoustic with special feedback-resistant bracing
* Back: Parabolic arched maple
* Sides: Maple
* Top: 3-ply flamed maple
* Purfling: Multi-ply black and white checkerboard celluloid binding
* Neck: Set dovetail one-piece, straight-grained Canadian maple with single-ply binding
* Frets: 20 medium nickel-silver
* Inlays: Mini dot abalone
* Fingerboard: 31" scale rosewood fingerboard with 12" radius
* Tuning Machines: Wilkinson Vintage-style, 2 per side, Chrome "clover leaf"
* Bridge and Tailpiece: Rosewood individual "fret wire" saddles, direct mounted bridge with height adjustment thumbwheels and chrome trapeze tailpiece
* Top Nut: Bone
* Headstock: Original gold chevron displaying 3-D raised "Kel-von-a-tor" style emblem
* Finish Coat: High-gloss polyester protective polymer

Electronics:
* Pickups: 1 chrome "Thin Twin" single-coil Blade pickups
* Controls: 1 volume, 1 tone, hi-cut, low pass toggle selector
* Output Jack: Side-mounted

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Jazz Special Bass Blonde Jazz Special Bass Black



Jazz Special Bass - K5970V

Features:

* Style: double-cutaway long scale semi-hollow body bass
* Scale length: 31-1/16"
* Finish: high gloss protective polyester polymer
* Color: Black or Blonde
* Top: 3-ply curly maple
* Back: maple
* Binding: multi-ply black and white celluloid
* Headstock: Original gold "K" chevron displaying the 3-D raised "Kel-von-ator" Style emblem. Truss rod cover has Roger Fritz signature
* Neck: 1-piece maple
* Neck shape: low-profile full "C"
* Neck joint: dovetail
* Nut width: 1.5"
* Fingerboard: rosewood
* Fingerboard radius: 12"
* Number of frets: 20
* Inlays: small dot
* Hardware: chrome
* Tuners: Wilkinson extra light with medium clover leaf buttons
* Pickup: chrome single-coil "Thin Twin" Alnico V blade
* Controls: Volume, Tone
* Pickguard: Faux Tortoise Shell (Blonde), Luncheonette countertop off-white with gold fiber strands (Black)
* Bridge: rosewood, fixed adjustable
* Tailpiece: trapeze

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This form is for NEW Kay Vintage Reissue Instruments Only.
We do not accept registrations for original pre-2009 instruments.
We cannot honor warranties for any instruments other than brand new Kay Vintage Reissue instruments.