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  • Kalamazoo was Gibson's budget brand from 1933 - 1942.  This flat top and back (Army-Navy style) KM-11 model needs some attention to put back in playable condition. Good player potential!  VGC except needs work and top sinking (humidify, glue loose top braces, glue top center seam, etc. - sold AS-IS)
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. 
For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • No SN
  • c.1936
  • VGC *(see below)
  • A-Style with flat top and back
  • Sunburst finish on spruce top with round soundhole
  • W-b-w-bound soundhole
  • Dark brown finish on back, sides and neck
  • V-shaped neck profile (repaired headstock)
  • "Rooftop" headstock shape
  • Silkscreened "Kalamazoo" logo on headstock
  • 4-on-plate open-gear tuners with black buttons (1 bent, but functional)
  • 20-fret Brazilian rosewood fingerboard
  • Pearl dot inlay on frets 5, 7, 10 and 12
  • White-bound top and fretboard
  • Missing tailpiece cover
  • Firestripe tortoise plastic pickguard
  • Non-original rosewood bridge
  • 1-3/16" nut, ~14" scale
  • 10-1/8" body width, ~2" body depth
  • With gigbag
  • *VGC except needs work and top sinking (humidify, glue loose top braces, glue top center seam, etc. - sold AS-IS)


 

Kalamazoo KM-11 Mandolin (c.1936)

Intl. Fees
AS-IS
Used

SKU: 90U-211816

Regular price
$500 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$500 USD
Kalamazoo was Gibson's budget brand from 1933 - 1942.  This flat top and back (Army-Navy style) KM-11 model needs some attention to put back in playable condition. Good player potential!  VGC except needs work and top sinking (humidify, glue loose top braces, glue top center seam, etc. - sold AS-IS)
More Details

More Details

The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. 
For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880 
  • No SN
  • c.1936
  • VGC *(see below)
  • A-Style with flat top and back
  • Sunburst finish on spruce top with round soundhole
  • W-b-w-bound soundhole
  • Dark brown finish on back, sides and neck
  • V-shaped neck profile (repaired headstock)
  • "Rooftop" headstock shape
  • Silkscreened "Kalamazoo" logo on headstock
  • 4-on-plate open-gear tuners with black buttons (1 bent, but functional)
  • 20-fret Brazilian rosewood fingerboard
  • Pearl dot inlay on frets 5, 7, 10 and 12
  • White-bound top and fretboard
  • Missing tailpiece cover
  • Firestripe tortoise plastic pickguard
  • Non-original rosewood bridge
  • 1-3/16" nut, ~14" scale
  • 10-1/8" body width, ~2" body depth
  • With gigbag
  • *VGC except needs work and top sinking (humidify, glue loose top braces, glue top center seam, etc. - sold AS-IS)