Kay Swingmaster K673 hollow body electric guitar, made in USA, circa 1962, sunburst finish with light checking to the lacquer, other surface imperfections including blemishes and light scratches etc, missing pickguard, later strap buttons, later neck plate added to reinforce neck to body join, electrics in working order, later hard case, condition: good for age

*Sold with CITES article 10 certificate no. 549472/10.  This lot is subject to CITES regulations if exporting outside of the EU

Provenance: the vendor purchased this guitar from Brian Coombs of Bristol Musical Co, Horfield Road, Bristol in 1973. The three screw neck bolts were replaced with a back plate by the Kinkade Brothers of Bristol, as the originals were not able to keep the neck correctly set. The guitar was previously owned by a guitarist in a Bristol based reggae band.

Estimate £500 – 800

Sold for £620 (8th December 2016)