Airline® Guitars were made in the USA from 1958-68 by VALCO and sold through Montgomery Ward. VALCO also made National and SUPRO brands. Today they are played by people like David Bowie, The Cure, Calexico and White Stripes. Original Res-O-Glas models now sell for $2,000-$3,000.
Upgrades included in the '59 model over the standard 2P model:
Posted by John R Larson on 16th Apr 2015
You know one of my Favorite bands right now is THE BLACK KEYS..why because they have a classic Rock n Roll style that's their own.. like a 50s rockabilly with a modern punch to it..AND THIS GUITAR FITS RIGHT INTO THAT GIG BABY!!!