1969 Gibson Barney Kessel Regular






Barney Kessel Regular


Near Mint

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SKU: 13080


This is an exceptional example of a Barney Kessel Regular model from 1969. Its stunning vibrant Cherry Sunburst finish shows off its very well figured maple top, back & sides. Its 1 piece neck feels fabulous & plays delightfully. It got a powerful set of pat. # Humbucking pickups.  These have cool 17″ wide, full depth bodies with double pointed Florintine cutaways, tun-a-matic bridge, trapeze tailpiece with raised diamond and model name on wooden insert, laminated beveled edge pickguard, triple bound top and back, 25.5″ scale, bound rosewood fingerboard with double parallelogram inlays, bound elongated Super 400 length peghead, crown peghead inlay. Its chrome capped knobs & its orange label are still in tact & quite clean. Lastly she stays in tune w/her Kluson Deluxe double line/double ring tuners. Its absolutely exceptionally clean & original & comes in a nice later model case.