Kapa guitars were made in the USA using imported German necks, electronics and tuners. Kapa made their own bodies and tremolos, as well as the pickups on later guitars. The Kapa Continental had a scaled down Jazzmaster type solid body with a bolt-on neck, made from 1966 until 1970. Pickup configuration was HH or SSS and the Continental model was available as a 12-string and a bass. The Kapa instruments were generally well set up and their price was affordable compared to contemporary Fender instruments.
Kapa described the Continental as follows, in 1968: