#1
I just bought this vintage kingston acoustic guitar it's a 6 string he didn't know the model or age. Can someone help me identify this guitar?

Thanks





Also he said it has a crack in the end of the pick plate where the screw is, (last photo) How should I fix this?

#3
As far as the pickguard goes, I'd either try to glue it or cut a new one out of wood. Pretty, pretty guitar you've got there.
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#4
Quote by MetalGuitarest
no serial numer or anything on it/.?


He said that there was no stickers or nothing on the in side of it and. That he couldn't find any thing else other then the kingston on the headstock. I can't wait to get it, just going by the pictures does everthing look ok?
Last edited by YouWantToKillME at Aug 11, 2009,
#5
Some super-glue should do that pic guard wonders. Just make sure you're able to get rid of any excess glue quickly and easily so it looks as good as new.

I can't read from the image, what's it say on the headstock? That info will certainly help narrow down possibilities.

edit: you answered the headstock question before I posted. heh
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#6
Quote by asfastasdark
As far as the pickguard goes, I'd either try to glue it or cut a new one out of wood. Pretty, pretty guitar you've got there.


Thanks as soon as I saw it I had to have it for my maximum bid. I put $275 just to make sure that I won it.


Here is the rest ot the pictures I hope they help





#7
Quote by YouWantToKillME
Thanks as soon as I saw it I had to have it for my maximum bid. I put $275 just to make sure that I won it.


i know you dont want to hear it but you overpaid by atleast $100. kingstons are just cheap jap acoustics from the 60's and 70's. $275 is a lot for one, especially one that isnt exactly in mint condition.

plus i'm pretty sure they glued their bridges on so i dont know why there is a screw going thru your bridge. plus i find it troubling that it looks like a drywall screw.

i may be wrong though. just going off of what i know. a friend of mine had a kingston that looked just like yours. hell, it may even be the same one since he had his 15 years ago.
#8
idk if this helps but heres some pics of one i was fixed up for a friend a little bit ago.., looks to be the same style.





enjoy, they sound pretty damn good for a cheaper acoustic. well this one did.
#9
Quote by noisefarmer
i know you dont want to hear it but you overpaid by atleast $100. kingstons are just cheap jap acoustics from the 60's and 70's. $275 is a lot for one, especially one that isnt exactly in mint condition.

plus i'm pretty sure they glued their bridges on so i dont know why there is a screw going thru your bridge. plus i find it troubling that it looks like a drywall screw.



That was just the maximum bid amount I only paid $97.55 plus shipping


There is another screw on the other side




Thanks (POWERMETAL!) I love that headstock logo do you have another clearer picture of it?
#10
Quote by YouWantToKillME
That was just the maximum bid amount I only paid $97.55 plus shipping


There is another screw on the other side




Thanks (POWERMETAL!) I love that headstock logo do you have another clearer picture of it?


Hmm.
Maybe its me, but I dont believe thats the original bridge that came with that guitar.
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#11
Quote by Little_Buster
Hmm.
Maybe its me, but I dont believe thats the original bridge that came with that guitar.


i dont think it is either. looks like there are 2 screws holding it down but it appears that there are 4 screw holes.
#12
I have never seen a bridge that looks like that either that's another thing that made me want to buy it.
#13
Quote by noisefarmer
i dont think it is either. looks like there are 2 screws holding it down but it appears that there are 4 screw holes.


Actually, That bridge looks like it came off of a classical guitar.
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#14
He emailed me back today and said that's all the info he had on it. He bought it at an estate sell the tag said 6 string kingston acoustic guitar from the mid 60's. Lets just say I'm not as happy as I was last night about buying it.