Product ID: 4476


Early Stadium (Kay) Archtop Guitar (mid 50s)

Original price was: $999.99.Current price is: $199.99.

Early Stadium (Kay) Archtop Guitar (mid 50s or earlier), setup to play nicely with classical nylon strings (“Steel Reinforced Neck” – no truss rod).

No apparent fret wear. Guitar is in sound condition.

Own a piece of history!

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Discover a Timeless Classic: Early Stadium (Kay) Archtop Guitar (Mid-1950s)
Exceptionally Set Up with Classical Nylon Strings for a Superior Playing Experience

Immerse yourself in the rich, warm tones of a bygone era with this beautifully preserved Early Stadium (Kay) Archtop Guitar from the mid-1950s. Designed for discerning musicians who appreciate the nuanced sound of classical music, this guitar has been meticulously set up with high-quality nylon strings, offering a playing experience that is both comfortable and expressive.

Unique Features:

  • Steel Reinforced Neck: Crafted to ensure stability and durability, this guitar boasts a robust construction without a truss rod, a testament to the engineering prowess of its time.
  • Pristine Condition: With no apparent fret wear, this instrument has been lovingly maintained, ensuring that it plays as nicely today as it did decades ago.
  • Flawless Functionality: Every component of this guitar works seamlessly, promising a hassle-free playing experience that lets you focus solely on your music.

A Nod to Vintage Excellence: Drawing a parallel to the highly esteemed Silvertone N2, which commands a price of $699 at Sam Ash as of October 3, 2023, this Early Stadium (Kay) Archtop Guitar not only mirrors the aesthetic appeal and sound quality of such revered models but also offers an incredible value proposition for collectors and musicians alike.

A Piece of Musical History: Beyond its exceptional playability, this guitar is a tangible piece of musical heritage, offering you the chance to own a slice of the golden age of music. Whether you’re a collector, a professional musician, or an enthusiast, this guitar will be a centerpiece in your collection, a conversation starter, and a source of inspiration.

Open to Trades: Recognizing the unique tastes and needs of our clientele, we are open to considering trades. Let’s discuss how this piece of history can become a part of your musical journey.

Seize the Opportunity: This Early Stadium (Kay) Archtop Guitar is more than an instrument; it’s a legacy waiting to be embraced. Contact us to explore this exquisite guitar further and perhaps make it the newest addition to your collection.