Used 1950s Kay Barney Kessel Jazz Special

Used 1950s Kay Barney Kessel Jazz Special Serial Number: A-1069

Weight: 7.5lbs

Condition: Nice vintage condition. The top shows some light finish checking a few dings, one of which was filled in by a sharpie. The bass pickup ring is cracked by holds on. The side show some light finish checking and a couple of dings. The back shows some light finish checking especially around the binding and a few small indentations. One small binding separation near the end pin. The neck shows some light finish checking where it meets the fingerboard, some of this has been filled in with a marker. The frets show some light wear but have a lot of life left. Electronics work great, one pot in a little scratchy. The guitar plays well as it sits, the action is medium/low. There is some room to shave the base of the saddle down to bring the action down a little more. Original hardshell case included in decent condition.

Top: Spruce

Body: Veneer Maple, single cutaway archtop

Finish: Sunburst

Neck: Mahogany

Fingerboard: Ebony with split block inlays starting at the first fret

Measurements: 17" body width, 1 3/4" nut width, 24 3/4" scale

Pickups: 2 Single Coil gold K pickups, 3 way selector, volume, volume, tone, tone

Case: Original brown hardshell

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