GP Philippa Kay pleads with her patients to open up and embrace the menopause
My goal is to price things well below market price and in such a way that everyday people can afford them. All instruments I offer will be fully repaired, restored and set up for playing. Email me at vallillo macomb. Ladder braced. This model has a steel bar in the neck and I did NOT have to do a neck re-set. Prices are all over the place on these when you see them.
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September 11, This likely one-of-a-kind tenor banjo dating to is one PB-3 Mastertone which somewhere along the way acquired a Kay tenor neck.
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The original nut is bone and I’ve re-slotted it in a couple places to give the strings a more even spread. The new silly “keystone” Kluson-ish tuners.
Whatever Happened to the Banjo? Other Inst. Are You a “Brand Bigot”? Who Owns Folk Songs? It may help you remember a cherished family member long gone. It may give a youngster a chance to learn skills and musical principles that will last a lifetime. That said, when you try to sell a banjo, especially a student or off-brand banjo, you run into a different sort of valuation – the apparent value to a stranger who doesn’t know and love the instrument like you do.
That’s why when folks ask me the value of a banjo they’ve inherited, I’m becoming increasingly hesitant to answer. Instead I’ve put all the things I automatically take into consideration into this article so they can hopefully figure it out for themselves. The tips below are intended to help future readers get started on their own research, explaining how things like condition, brand, and age affect banjo prices in general.
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Throughout most of the s, the Kay Musical Instrument Company was a true behemoth of the American guitar market. The Kay Company had a significant impact in the history of guitar making in the USA, and the company always had a plethora of guitars in just about every price range and style. Founded in , the company originally operated as The Groeschel Company and manufactured mandolins. In the company name was changed to the Stromberg—Voisinet Company and added guitars and banjos to the lineup.
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This, my first banjo, was a really inexpensive, difficult to play and terrible sounding instrument. Having been a Christmas gift and my being a complete novice, it was wonderful despite its shortcomings of which I had no inkling at the time anyway! Thankfully, I have no pictures of that banjo or me playing it.
A ‘s all-metal banjo-uke, with a big and loud voice. Built by Stromberg-Voisinet in the late ‘s, the Kay Kraft line included guitars, mandolins, and banjos. Dating from , this instrument is Fairbanks-branded, but manufactured by.
Folkway Music has a new site. Click here to check it out. COM —. Main Photo. Set-up in shop, the uke plays very well. Completely original, and in excellent condition. The instrument features a long Neck and frets are in good shape, body is crack free and well arched. With a tone somewhere in between a carved and a flat-top instrument this Kay Kraft Mandola offers something pleasantly unique. We infrequently stumble upon their guitars, banjos, and mandolin family instruments of many varieties.
The Mandolutes were popular in their day, and are the most oft-encountered Weymann-branded instruments today. Apart from the very plain Model 20, all Mandolutes feature steam-bent tops and backs, fiddle-edge sides, and ornate hand-engraved front-side tuning machines. Not a bluegrass instrument, the Mandolute is well suited for Celtic or Classic music, or solo work.
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A – If you’re a buyer, the value is the max price you are ready to pay to have it. If you’re a seller, the value is the minimum amount you accept to sell it.. You can check ebay for completed sales for the same model, but value on ebay is not value in a shop or elsewhere, for reasons.
The Kay Company had a significant impact in the history of guitar Stromberg–Voisinet Company and added guitars and banjos to the lineup.
February 06, This old 5-string was made by in Chicago by Kay and has their gizmo-tastic neck adjuster mechanism and probably dates to the early 50s or late 40s. Here’s a similar-period tenor jo for example. It originally had a skin head, straight bridge, and friction pegs at the headstock. It’s therefore a sort of peculiar instrument that doesn’t fit into the standard-issue categories of “old time 5-string” or “bluegrass 5-string. The pot is multi-ply maple and 11” diameter. I’ve added a new “Elite” Remo Renaissance head.
The rim has a smaller hoop-style tonering. The original nut is bone and I’ve re-slotted it in a couple places to give the strings a more even spread. The frets are medium-sized brass and in good order. The rosewood board has dark staining here and there but is also in good shape. The neck adjuster mechanism, supposedly, allows for easy “reset” of the neck angle.
In reality these slip a bunch so I shim the joint up with shims before tightening in addition just as I’d do with any regular banjo. I also had to slightly cut-down the metal plate for the adjuster to keep it from interfering with the tension hoop’s movement.
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fiddle, banjo, dulcimer, and guitar music; recordings of folklore dating history with Sheila Kay Adams, a singer, banjo player, and storyteller.
What’s New December 27, –Today we have a rare early style 1 plectrum in excellent original condition. December 16, –Here’s another nice TB-3 from lot , still in the original owner’s family. December 5, –I’m happy to be able to add a sound file to the page for RB-3 ! November 27, –Today’s additional is a beautiful original five-string flathead RB-3 with wreath inlays! November 19, –There’s no rarer incarnation of the s style 1 than the GB, or guitar-banjo, version; here’s a nice well-used but original example.
November 12, –Any original five-string RB- 00 is a nice find, but this one is especially so with its original full-thickness rim and mahogany neck!
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Headstocks of US models also use the Gibson headstock shape. Like everything else connected to instrument identification issues — there are many exceptions. In general, higher model numbers meant more binding and ornament.
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This item has been sold. Kay Model K Model Electric Bass Guitar , made in Chicago, sunburst lacquer finish, laminated maple body, maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, molded plastic hard shell case. The Kay electric bass is generally considered the second commercially successful bass guitar, following quickly on the heels of Fender’s Precision Bass in Kay were the king of commercial grade upright basses at the time, and likely saw the solid-body Fender as a looming threat to their market.
Kay’s offering was a completely different design, using a shorter, thinner and more upright-like in contour neck on the flat-topped hollow cutaway guitar body then being developed for the Thin Twin model. This was perhaps a quick design decision, but made for a completely different-feeling and playing instrument from Fender’s solid-body and was in many ways nearly as influential. The instrument was purposely given a more conservative, classy look than the “plank” Fender and marketed to jazz players at first.
Often called the “Howling Wolf” bass his band was famously photographed with one , the Kay Electric Bass was officially endorsed by jazz bassist Chubby Jackson when new. It was fairly popular for during the s but was eventually superseded by newer designs as the ’60s arrived. This one is a fairly late example dating to , and remains a still unique and very playable instrument, well-suited to many vintage musical styles. This bass is very clean with only some light finish wear overall and is the best-playing example we have had.
The neck has been reset and refretted, and is a very clean job.
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Save Password. Hello to all, I am new to all of this so please be patient! Probably not–but pictures might help get us close. No one worries about dating Kays since they are low-end banjos without any significant collectors or players market. Pictures will tell us whether it is USA of Asian made.
Probably not–but pictures might help get us close. No one worries about dating Kays since they are low-end banjos without any significant.
The mother-of-two went beetroot-red in the face as I spoke to her in my GP clinic last month. GP Philippa Kay, pictured, routinely asks patients undergoing the menopause about their sex lives, even though it can cause embarrassment because such intimacy can significantly reduce the impact of symptoms. Ulrika Johnson, Carol Vorderman, and Zoe Ball have all spoken about how an active sex life has helped them with the menopause.
She winced. Gemma, 59, is typical of many of my female patients who suffer debilitating menopausal symptoms. Although it takes a while for them to admit it, the thing they hate the most is the effect the dwindling hormones have on their sex life. Once they get over the embarrassment, the flood gates open. It can be quite the opposite. Up to 30 per cent of couples over 75 are still getting intimate, at least every other week, according to studies.