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Kay Vintage Reissue Guitars Kay Vintage Reissue Barney Kessel Gold "K" Signature Series Pro Electric Guitar  (Open Box)
Ships Internationally
Product# L69552
OVERVIEW

Impressive features in a more compact form.

Originating in 1954, eventually becoming the Barney Kessel Pro, this was the first of three Gold “K” Series Signature Guitars. At 13” wide, this powerful instrument was created with Singers and Songwriters in mind. The K1700V Pro is the smallest of the three but surprisingly packs the greatest punch.

The Kay Guitar Company has reissued the Pro and recreated this unique instrument that appeals to the “vintage” player as well as today’s demanding modern performer. This guitar features a comfortable sized body... 13" wide. Short 24-3/4" scale for fast fingering and easy playing. Semi-solid construction assures "solid body" ruggedness and "acoustical guitar" response and tone quality. Includes hardshell case.

MPN: K1700VBK
FEATURES
  • Full Kelvonator Gold Dot Luncheonette Headstock Overlay
  • Grover “Sta-Tite” Machine Heads
  • Pearloid Block Fingerboard Inlays
  • Barney Kessel “Kleenex Box” Pickups
  • Custom Signature Acrylic Pick Guard
  • 3 Way Pickup Selector Switch
  • Custom Reflector “Radio” Control Knobs
  • Unique Custom “Crosshair” Chrome Trapeze Tailpiece

If it was good for Barney, it'll be great for you. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS
Body
  • Body shape: Single Cutaway
  • Body type: Hollow Body
  • Top wood: Laminated Flame Maple
  • Body wood: Flame Maple
  • Body finish: Gloss
Neck
  • Neck shape: C
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
  • Truss rod: Dual-action
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Fingerboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Split Block
  • Nut width/material: 1.69 in. (43 mm) Bone
Electronics
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Bridge: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Control layout: Individual volume, Individual tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed Bridge
  • Bridge design: Individual saddle
  • Tailpiece: Custom Trapeze
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style Sealed
  • Color: Nickel
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Performance Level: Professional
  • Case: Hardshell Case
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Country of Origin: China

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