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Gretsch 1955 6120 Chet Atkins Model W/Non-Original Vintage Tweed Case

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$24,900.00

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Well the search for the ultimate vintage Gretsch is over because we probably have the cleanest and coolest one out there!! This 6120 is from 1955 and was made by Gretsch back their original Brooklyn factory.  This guitar is in amazing condition, and the only non-original components are the case which is a vintage tweed hardshell and the pickguard was replaced from a gold one to a new original specification clear type pickguard.  The Block fingerboard markers are engraved with cacti and cows, and this was only done in 1955 making this guitar a timeless collector's piece.  This guitar is not just meant to be put on the wall, it also sounds amazing plugged in, and it immediately takes you back in time with the appropriate amount of reverb and bigsby pull.  This guitar has been thoroughly checked over and fully set up by our in house luthiers and is ready to be your favorite guitar by far!!

 

Specs:

Make: Gretsch

Year: 1955

Model: 6120 Chet Atkins Hollow Body

Serial #: 17424

Body Finish: Original/Amber Red (Orange)

Body Wood: Maple

Body Binding: Original 2-Ply on Top and Back

Neck Wood: Maple

Neck Binding: Original SIngle-Ply on Fingerboard and Headstock

Neck Finish: Original/Amber Red (Orange)

Neck Back Shape: D

Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood with Engraved Pearloid Block Markers

Frets: Original

Neck Pickup: Original DeArmond Gretsch Dynasonic

Bridge Pickup: Original DeArmond Gretsch Dynasonic

Electronics: Original

Potentiometers: Original IRC

Potentiometer Date: 34th Week of 1955

Nut: Original Metal

Nut Width: 1 11/16”

Tuners: Original Open Bear

Pickguard: Replaced with NOS Original Type Clear Pickguard

Hardware Color: Gold except the nut, bridge, and the Bigsby

Bridge: Original Metal with Original Bigsby Vibrato

Knobs: Original Arrow Knobs (Gretsch Used from 1955-57)

Case: Non-Original Vintage Gretsch Hardshell

Weight: 6.9 lb or 3.1 kg

“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.