Michael Kelly 1953 Electric Guitar

Product image 1MK1953CB Caramel Burst
Product image 2MK1953BJWR Blue Jean Wash Rosewood Fingerboard
Product image 3MK1953BJW Blue Jean Wash Maple Fingerboard
Product image 4Michael Kelly 1953 Electric Guitar
Product image 5Michael Kelly 1953 Electric Guitar

Regular price $399.99

Michael Kelly 1953 Electric Guitar

Meet the latest line to hit DC Music Store. Michael Kelly Guitars. With a main focus on building guitars with outstanding tone, modern features, player comfort, and the looks to back them up. We bring you the Michael Kelly 1953 model line. With a beautiful Flame Maple top covering an Alder body, the 1953 has a vintage traditional pickup configuration with the Michael Kelly Electronics Quad Mod. The Quad Mod on the 1953 models give you the traditional 3 positions you would expect from this style guitar and adds a 4 position switch that gives you both pickups in series in fourth position for a fantastic fat humbucker tone. The MK1953 features two hot Rockfield single coil pickups designed specifically for this line of guitars. So if your concern is more than the name on the headstock and you want a brand that uses a unique approach to sound, comfort and look, we encourage you to check out the new line of Michael Kelly Guitars at DC Music Store. If your looking for a vintage sounding guitar with a modern touch and classic feel this may very well be the guitar for You !

Available in 3 Finishes
Caramel Burst
Blue Jean Wash with Rosewood Fingerboard
Blue Jean Wash with Maple Fingerboard

Be Sure to select your finish from the drop down box in the purchase options


Michael Kelly 1953 Electric Guitar Specifications



    • Top: Flame Maple

    • Body: Alder

    • Binding: Alder

    • Construction: Bolt On


    • Neck: Maple

    • Fretboard: Rosewood,( Blue Jean Wash available in Maple fingerboard version)

    • Fretboard Radius: 10.5"

    • 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 Width: 43mm

    • Strings: D'Addario EXL110 (.010-.046)


    • Boutique Mod: Quad Mod

    • Electronics: master volume - master tone - 4-way blade switch (position #4 gives you Neck & Bridge in series for a unique added humbucker like tone)

    • Neck Pickup: Rockfield® TexPlus Single-Coil (Alnico V Magnet, 9.5k DC Resistance)

    • Bridge Pickup: Rockfield® TexPlus Single-Coil (Alnico V Magnet, 10.5k DC Resistance)


    • Hardware Finish: Chrome

    • Tuning Keys: Die Cast

    • Bridge Type: T-Style
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