SOLD - Taylor LKSM-6 Leo Kottke Signature 1998 NAMM Show Model

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This Leo Kottke signature walked in the front door yesterday and took us by surprise.  The strings were toast and it hadn't been played in years.  We cleaned and strung it up and it knocked us out with great tone and playability.

Made for the NAMM show in 1998.  I would assume that it is a stand out versus others as a result as builders usually show their best stuff at NAMM.  

The guitar is crack and repair free with a straight neck and frets that show some pitting but have plenty of life left.  

A simple, active, under-saddle pickup system was added at some point, the manufacturer of which we aren't sure.

Original Taylor paperwork and really nice hardshell case included.

  • Color: Natural
  • Weight: 4lb 12.1oz
  • Top: Torrified Spruce
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Neck Profile:
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Inlays: Top of Neck only Dot
  • Frets: Original, showing some player wear
  • Fret count: 20
  • Nut material: Bone
  • Nut width: 1 11/16"
  • Scale: 25.5"
  • Radius: 16"
  • Neck thickness at 1st fret: .83"
  • Neck thickness at 12th fret: .86"
  • Action 1st String at 12th Fret: .070"
  • Action 6th String at 12th Fret: .080"
  • Total length: 42"
  • Lower bout: 17 1/8"
  • Waist: 10"
  • Upper bout: 12"
  • Body depth/thickness: 4 1/2"
  • String gauge: .012-.053
  • Hardware/Color: Gold
  • Electronics/pickup: Under Bridge Pickup
  • Electronics original? No
  • Pickguard: Clear
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Tuners: Original
  • Case: OHSC
  • Notes: 

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