'66 BARNEY  KESSEL REGULAR Cherry Sunburst, 149 shipping in 66',  near Mint Conditions, code GI003

Own a great piece of history! The Barney Kessel model was produced in limited quantities from 1961 to 1974 The Kessel regular model features a 17” wide, full depth body 25 1/2 inch scale length. 40mm nut with a most playable slim taper neck, double pointed cutaways, 2 humbucking pickups Patent Number Black Sticker, tune-o-matic bridge, trapeze tailpiece with raised diamond and model name on wooden insert, laminated beveled edge pickguard, crown peg head inlay, nickel plated parts. Good Mahogany neck angle with virtually no fret wear or wear to the board. Nice Maple flame side bands and  bird's eyes back. Neck straight and comfortable "C" profile, 1 9/16" wide nut, rosewood fretboard, 12" radius, and split parallelogram inlays, perfectly adjusted! Frets in perfect condition w/Braz Rosewood fingerboard, no scratches or breaks or repairs. Comes in its original Gibson case yellow interior.  






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