This AIRLINE Tuxedo is designed after the Barney Kessel model from the mid 1950's and sold under the brands of KAY and AIRLINE. This AIRLINE® TUXEDO is a full hollow body design, light weight and versatile with a tonal palette suitable from JAZZ to PUNK. Original Barney Kessel models now sell for $3,000-$5,000.
RJ Ronquillo takes her for a spin
Features & Specs
Body: Hollow-body, Maple Top, Back, Mahogany Sides
Colours: Black, Sunburst, Copper, Left-hand Black
Pickups: Two Custom Hi-Output P-90's
Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone
Bridge: Trapeze Tail, Tune-O-Matic Bridge
Neck: Set Neck, Bound Maple
Finger Board: Rosewood, Block Markers
Scale Length: 25 1/2" (648mm)
Width at the Nut: 1 11/16"
Hardware: Vintage Style Open Back Tuners
Strings: D'Addario #10
Unique Features: 1950's AIRLINE "Coat of Arms" logo on Pickguard