1354 and 1356 were the first
'Aristocrat' electrics to appear on the scene, basically electrified
versions of the 680/670 series of guitars, with one simple pickup near the neck, and a
Volume/Tone controls situated at the bottom edge of the treble side of the
We've got a LOT of pics for this model, and a
at the end of the gallery.
Musings on the nickname
This Aristocratic duo from Kay was the first in
series of well-appointed archtop electric guitars from Sears. It set the pace
for the guitars to follow in all but one respect: this was the only single
pickup 'Aristocrat' ever offered.
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