New Kalamazoo KGN-12-F Oriole Pre-War Tribute Acoustic Guitar Flame Maple


Fox Guitars and the author of the book “The Other Brands of Gibson” presents a brand new tribute to the legendary pre-WWII Gibson-made Kalamazoo KGN-12 “Oriole” flat-top acoustic guitars. Construction features include: solid red spruce top with spruce x-bracing; flamed maple laminate sides and back (ladder-braced); solid maple neck; mahogany kerfed lining; 3-ply celluloid tortoise top binding and 1-ply tortoise back binding and matching tortoise heel cap and end stripe, 3-ply sound hole binding; C-profile maple neck with truss rod (adjustable inside the body below the fingerboard – wrench included); Vintage tinted glossy nitrocellulose lacquer finish, black head stock with white Kalamazoo logo and Oriole decal; High quality 18:1 individual tuners with ivory buttons; solid Indian rosewood fingerboard with MOP dots and ABS side dots, solid rosewood bridge with bone saddle and black ABS pins; bone nut; celluloid fire stripe pickguard. Guitar has a deep body that produces a fat resonant tone with plenty of punch akin to guitars with larger bodies. Great for strumming or finger-picking. Comes with custom printed padded case.


Weight: 3 lbs. 9 oz.

Overall length: 39 1/2"

Lower bout: 14 1/2”

Upper bout: 10 1/8”

Waist: 8 1/2”

Body Length: 19 1/4”

Body Depth: 4 1/2” at tail, tapers to 3 3/4” at neck

Sound Hole Diameter: 4”

Scale length: 24 3/4”

String Spread Bridge: 2 5/16”

Nut Width: 1 3/4”


Top: Solid Red Spruce

Back & Sides: Flamed maple laminate

Neck: Solid maple

Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood

Fingerboard Dots: Mother-of-pearl single dots 3rd, 5th, 7th & 9th frets, double dot at 12th fret.

Bridge: Indian Rosewood

Nut & Saddle: Bone

Side dots: White ABS

Strings: 11-52 D’Addario Phosphor Bronze (wound 3rd)

Tuners: 18:1 ratio individual nickel with ivory buttons

Bridge Pins: Black ABS

2 Chrome Metal Strap Buttons

Celluloid Fire Stripe Pickguard


Vintage tinted glossy nitrocellulose lacquer body, sides, back and neck; black head stock with white printed Kalamazoo logo and Oriole decal

SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER Includes guitar, black soft gig bag with custom imprinting, black cloth guitar strap* and custom imprinted Kalamazoo guitar picks. PLEASE ADD A NOTE IN “ORDER COMMENTS” INDICATING DESIRED T-SHIRT SIZE. Available in Medium or Large only.


Price: $429.00