1964 Gibson Barney Kessel Custom

Rare, High End Artist Model with Spruce Top. Has a Great Sounding PAF Pickup in the Bridge Position!
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1967 Gibson Barney Kessel

Dont see these very often!! 1967 Barney Kessel Gibson! Extremely Clean! Double Florentine cutaways. Solid mahogany neck; shallow heel , solid Brazilian rosewood fingerboard; arched figured maple body; dual-parallelogram mother of pearl fingerboard inlay and thistle peghead inlay; bound back. Original hardware includes twin Gibson humbucking pickups and electronics; beveled 5-ply pickguard; 3 way...
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A cool Barney Kessel Custom guitar. Cherry Sunburst Finish over a flamed maple top, Gold Hardware, Dual Patent Sticker Pickups, Gold Bonnet knobs, 5 piece Flamed Maple neck, Factory Grover tuners, and the great looking Bow tie inlays of the BK Custom. Other than an added strap button on the heel the guitar is all original. The guitar displays some normal play wear with a small patch of belt...
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1962 Gibson Barney Kessel

1962 Gibson Barney Kessel, in excellent condition. Plays and sounds great, w/original brown case. Take trades.
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1965 Gibson barney kessel

Cherry Sunburst, spruce top, wide body archtop, early ’65 with wider 1 11/16" nut width and a mix of nickel and chrome hardware, great sounding patent sticker pickups, all original except for a refret, no breaks, excellent condition, hard to find model, comes with the original hard case. $6500 Go to for more photos.
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1962 Gibson barney kessel

This is an amazing One Owner find in "Under the Bed" condition. Cherry Sunburst Finish, Spruce Top, Flamed Maple back with figured sides, Early Patent Numbered Pickups, and Nickel Hardware. Other than an added strap button on the heel the guitar is all original and displays very little playwear with just a few light finish checking lines. No cracks or repairs and not even any of the proverbial...
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1966 Gibson Barney Kessel LEFT HANDED

A very Rare "One-Off" Custom ordered Left Handed Barney Kessel in Viceroy Brown finish. Usually a finish color reserved for Tal Farlows, Viceroy Brown was occasionally used on other instruments on a custom order basis. A Super Flamed body that looks stunning, Paralellagram Inlays, Double Cutaway body, Patent Sticker Pickups, and Kluson tuners. Other than an added heel strap button, this is an all...
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1962 Gibson Barney Kessel (PAF)

An Original PAF Spruce Top Barney Kessel… 1962 Gibson Barney Kessel. This original cherry sunburst "Barney Kessel" guitar weighs just 6.70 lbs. Unique 17 inch wide and 2 3/4 inch deep body with a double Florentine cutaway. Two-piece laminated spruce top with two unbound 'f' holes and parallel braces. Birds-eye laminated maple back and sides. One-piece mahogany neck with a nut width of 1 11/16...
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1968 Gibson Barney Kessel Custom (#GAT0247)

1968 Gibson Barney Kessel Custom, Cherry Sunburst, Gold Hardware, Two Humbucking pickups, Deluxe bowtie inlays, Musical note inlay on the peg head, EC, OHSC, $5,995
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1968 Gibson Barney Kessel Regular

Clean Barney Kessel Regular. Light finish checking, Pat # pickups, Barney Kessel stamped inside (no orange label), 1-9/16" nut, no repairs and no issues, original yellow lined case. A nice piece!
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1966 Gibson Barney Kessel Regular

Beautiful cherry sunburst finish, nice flame front and back, smaller heal, rosewood bridge, all straight with no repairs, minor wear, clean original frets, OHSC
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1967 Gibson Trini Lopez Deluxe

Retrofret Stock # 5983. Gibson Trini Lopez Deluxe Model Arch Top Hollow Body Electric Guitar (1967), made in Kalamazoo, Michigan, serial # 893017, cherry sunburst finish, laminated maple body, mahogany neck with rosewood fingerboard, black hard shell case. One of our favorite and more eccentric 1960's Gibsons, the Trini Lopez Deluxe is essentially a Berney Kessell model with a slightly wacky...
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1964 Gibson Trini Lopez Custom

One of the first Trini Lopez produced, the rarest (only 302 custom have been made). Excellent shape, all original except bridge, one pickup cover and Trini Lopez insign is missing. Contrary to the Standard which has been inspired by a ES-335 and a Firebird, Custom and Deluxe are from the Barney Kessel model. More pix and details upon request. Could be shipped...
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2013 Daniel Slaman DS-150 Extra

For the first decade of the Big Band era, orchestra guitarists chopped chords quietly in the rhythm section. This is the guitar changed that overnight. Announced late in 1936, Gibson's groundbreaking ES-150 ("Electric Spanish') model was Gibson's first 6 string guitar to be fitted with a magnetic pickup, and almost instantly became the world's first commercially successful electric guitar....
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