1 DCBirdMan 2 weeks ago https://reverb.com/item/117...Say what you will about the the price --what I want to know is .. Kustom as early as 1965? I sort of doubt it. Maybe by 67? You could say hey man just look it up online --but lots of stuff online is just plain wrong. Better to consult with knowledgeable types. But I did find thisThe most notable merger happened with Gretsch, which at the time was owned by Baldwin.