Guitar for sale
1941 Kay Model 964
"Carson Robison"

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Exceedingly rare Carson Robison Model Flat top Guitar   
It matches the description of those of the 8th and final variation of the Carson J. Robison Model guitars as sold by Montgomery Ward from 1930 to 1941.
This 8th variation was only offered in the fall of 1941. (see attached photo from the fall/winter '41 catalog)
 These guitars were grand concert sized (39 1/2" x 14")  and finished in violin brown with amber sunburst on top and back.
 Selected spruce top with mahogany back  (Arched) and sides.
 The top, oval sound hole and peg head were bound with black and white celluloid binding.
 Rosewood fingerboard with five Mother of Pearl position dots, mahogany neck, rosewood pin bridge, bone saddle, white celluloid pins.
 Tortoise-shell guard plate.
It has the re-production of the Carson Robison signature painted below the bridge.
 No serial numbers noted on body or interior.
 Repairs
It had a neck set in its life that had given way, and other work as well.
I went back in and made it all stable again, shot  4 fresh coats of nitro finish on the neck ,back,sides, leaving top with original patina

16" radius fingerboard, new frets/side markers/tuning machines
Plays well up and down, warm tone 
Missing head stock logo 

Old Chip board case, fair cond.
SOUND CLIP