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Klira Patricia 196X as I bought it ...

Bought it at an auction for 130€. Some people think, those old Kliras (and Lindbergs and Triumphators) should stay in the cellar - others think, they have some worth. As I do not have a Jazz-Box, I am ready to invest a few Euros and some Elbow-Grease. The lacquer and the whole finish is very bad, and it seems to have been in a very humid environment for a few years. But the neck seems to be straight and the frets are OK. As I like Abalone, the Inlays will be changed and the box will be stained blue and oiled ...
OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. XZ-1, f/4 @ 21.55 mm, 1/500, ISO 100, No Flash

Klira Patricia 196X as I bought it ...