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Gretsch G6118T-60 Vintage Select Edition '60 Anniversary Hollow Body With Bigsby, Tv Jones, 2-tone Smoke Green

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Inspired by the original 1958 Anniversary model released to honor Gretsch’s 75th anniversary, the G6118T-60 Vintage Select Edition '60 Anniversary Hollow Body with Bigsby is the “it” guitar. Giant Gretsch sound, easy playability and period-accurate appointments merge in this lightweight instrument that’s designed to rock.

A pair of highly dynamic TV Jones Hilo’Tron single-coil pickups tops the laminated maple body, cranking out brilliant highs, warm lows and rocking mids. The traditional control complement—separate bridge and neck volume controls, three-way pickup switching, three-way tone switch and master volume—allows for near-infinite tonal variations. Add the new Gretsch “Squeezebox” paper-in-oil capacitors and you get incredibly silky vintage high end. The standard “U”-shaped maple neck bears a 12”-radius rosewood fingerboard with 21 durable medium jumbo frets for a memorable playing experience that works with any style. 1959-style trestle bracing couples the top and back of this unique instrument, generating warm, balanced tone. A pinned Space Control bridge lets you dial in string spacing to match your personal playing style—wide for fingerstyle players and narrower for flatpickers. Add expressiveness to your playing with the Bigsby B6CVT vibrato tailpiece while the expertly cut bone nut lets the strings slide freely, without binding in the slots, and enhances the guitar’s natural tone.

Celebrating the past while meeting the needs of any player, this instrument retains the in-demand features that made the Gretsch Anniversary an icon —nickel G-arrow control knobs, aged white binding with black purfling, gloss urethane 2-Tone Smoke Green finish and nickel Grover Sta-Tite tuning machines. Honor your commitment to your music with the G6118T-60 Vintage Select Edition '60 Anniversary Hollow Body with Bigsby—a serious instrument for serious players.


Build: Hollow Body 

Cutaway: Single Cutaway 

Body Finish: Gloss Urethane

Body Shape: Anniversary

Body Material: Laminated Maple

Bracing: 1959 Style Trestle 

Body Binding: Aged White with Black Purfling

Body Back: Laminated Maple

Body Top: Laminated Maple

Body Depth: 2.5" (63.5 mm)

Neck Material: Maple

Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane

Neck Shape: Standard "U"

Neck Binding: None

Scale Length: 24.6" (625 mm)

Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)

Fingerboard Material: Rosewood

Number of Frets: 22

Fret Size: Medium Jumbo

Nut Material: Bone

Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.86 mm)

Position Inlays: Pearloid Neo-Classic Thumbnail

Headstock: Late '50s Gretsch

Bridge Pickup: TV Jones Hilo'Tron

Neck Pickup: TV Jones Hilo'Tron

Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume

Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup

Auxiliary Switching: 3-Position Master Tone Switch: Position 1. Medium Level, High Frequency Roll Off, Position 2. Switch Out of Circuit, Pickup Wide Open, Position 3. Slight Level, High Frequency Roll Off

Pickup Configuration: Hilo'Tron / Hilo'Tron 

Bridge: Rocking Bar 

Hardware Finish: Nickel

Tailpiece: Bigsby B6C Vibrato Tailpiece with Gretsch Logo 

Tuning Machines: Grover V98 Sta-Tite Open-Back

Pickguard: Smoke Green Plexi with White Gretsch Logo

Control Knobs: G-Arrow

Strings:Nickel Plated Steel (.011-.049 Gauges)

Strap Buttons: Gretsch Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs

CaseIncluded: G6241 Gretsch 16" Deluxe Hollow Body Hardshell

Weight: 7.35 lbs

“There is truly nothing like it. The highest quality professional gear and The Rudy’s custom shop are undeniably one of the best!” Mike S.

“There is truly nothing like it. The highest quality professional gear and The Rudy’s custom shop are undeniably one of the best!” Mike S.