Whittemore Kalamazoo Archtops

Parallel-braced archtops designed for the classic electric jazz guitar sound


The Whittemore Kalamazoo archtops are hand-crafted examples of the classic electric archtops conceived, designed, and built in Kalamazoo in the 40s, 50s and 60s.  They are do not deliver the dainty acoustic archtop sound that falters at louder (gig) volumes).  Instead, the Kalamazoo archtops are designed to be played as electric jazz guitars, and deliver the big fat and throaty electric sound.  You will find no better electric archtops anywhere.  

 K165C-Deluxe 

Top of the line.  

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K165C

Simple appointments, huge electric archtop sound!

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K165L

Laminated electric archtop in the classic tradition

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