Michael Kelly 1955 Electric Guitar, HH Pau Ferro Fingerboard

Inspired by the best boutique builders in the world, the 1955 HH sports a beautiful flame maple binding and a highly figured quilt maple and swamp ash body!

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
Bone nut Enhanced sonic character
Maple neck Bright tone, full sustain and strength
Quilted maple top Beautiful "wavy" grain; adds clarity
Swamp ash body Clear highs, strong mids and huge lows

The 1955 might best embody Michael Kelly's commitment to delivering guitars that are inspired not by the production cookie-cutter models, but rather by the best boutique builders in the world. The first attribute that you will recognize as uniquely boutique is the real flame maple binding. Other unique touches like the mini-humbucker neck pickup, compound radius fingerboard, highly figured quilt maple and swamp ash body further separate the 1955 from those high volume production guitars.

Sonically, the Rockfield pickups are perfectly voiced for the 1955 model and each can be independently switched from humbucker to a traditional single-coil tone with the GREAT 8 electronics mod. It delivers eight distinctive tonal options and all are just a simple click, push or pull away.
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Top: Quilt Maple
Body: Swamp Ash
Binding: Genuine Flame Maple
Construction: Bolt On
Neck: Maple
Fretboard: Maple on Amber Trans and Black Wash, Pau Ferro on Caramel Burst
Fretboard Radius: Compound 10.5" to 16"
Number of Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo
Inlays: Dots
Headstock: 1950
Scale Length: 25.5 in / 647.7 mm
Truss Rod Type: Dual Action
Neck Profile: Modern C
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Type: Standard
Nut Width: 43mm
Strings: D'Addario EXL110 (.010-.046)
Electronics: Great 8 Mod - Master Volume (push/pull coil tap) - Master tone (push/pull coil tap) - 3 way blade switch
Neck Pickup: Rockfield Mini Humbucker
Bridge Pickup: Rockfield SWC Humbucker
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Tuning Keys: Die Cast
Bridge Type: Traditional
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Black Wash
Shipping Weight: 11.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 18 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MK55SBWMRO
Blemished, Black Wash
Shipping Weight: 11.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 18 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MK55SBWMRO
Black Wash, with Gig Bag
Shipping Weight: 14.25 lbs
Black Wash, with Hard Case
Shipping Weight: 22.75 lbs

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 727-793-0079

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
Submitted December 7, 2022 by Thomas D in Brooklyn, NY

"Terrific Quality Guitar!"

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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Recently purchase my Michael Kelly 1955. Have to say I'm very happy with my purchase. Visually handsome guitar. Great looks are only the beginning as this well built instrument with design electronic features and material will give more expensive guitars a run for their money. I'm a beginner to playing guitar so I wanted something I could use everyday and I have to say two things stand out with this model: 1) its light weight make this a pleasure to hold and play for a long period of time and 2) the "Great 8 electronics mod" produces 8 different unique tonal voices. There are a variety of different tones you can get from this guitar and they work very well with any style of playing. People this is a quality guitar at a very affordable price. I recommend it very highly.

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