Made famous by The Beatles’ George Harrison, the 1962 Country Gentleman is the sound of rock ‘n’ roll.

The G6122T-62 Vintage Select Edition '62 Chet Atkins® Country Gentleman® Hollow Body with Bigsby® has the unmistakable sound and style that marked the beginning of a musical invasion. Sonically, this guitar is ready to tear it up with flexible tone that fits any musical situation.

A pair of TV Jones® Classic pickups responds to every pick stroke or strum with refined, articulate tone. Traditional Gretsch controls—including per-pickup volume controls, master volume, a three-way tone switch—allow you to create countless tonal variations for a personalized tone. The new Gretsch “Squeezebox” paper-in-oil capacitors deliver silky vintage high end. The standard “U”-shaped maple neck bears a 12”-radius ebony fingerboard with 22 frets and zero-fret for a memorable playing experience that works with any style. The sealed body with simulated F-holes minimizes feedback while providing for authentically vintage tone. A pinned “rocking” bar bridge reacts in concert with the Bigsby B6GVT vibrato tailpiece for stable tuning while the bone nut lets the strings slide freely without binding in the slots.

A true rock ‘n’ roll classic, this guitar features the appointments that made this guitar a legend—dual foam string mutes with red felt surrounds, standby switch, laminated 3-ply maple top, gold G-arrow control knobs, aged white binding with black purfling, gloss urethane finish, aged pearloid thumbnail inlays, gold vintage thick plexi pickguard with Gretsch logo and gold Grover® Imperial™ tuning machines. A distinguished instrument from the earliest days of the British Invasion, the G6122T-62 Vintage Select Edition '62 Chet Atkins® Country Gentleman® Hollow Body with Bigsby® is the guitar that laid down the foundation of rock as we know it.

Base Model: Country Gentleman

Series: Professional Collection 

Color: Walnut Stain

Tuners: Grover Imperial Die-Cast

Pickups:  TV Jones Filter'Tron Classic

Nut: Synthetic Bone (1.6875")

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

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

Binding: Aged White with B/I/B Purfling

Frets: Vintage Small

Fretboard Wood: Ebony (12" Radius) 

Fretboard Inlay Style: Aged Pearloid Neo-Classic Thumbnail

Neck Wood: Maple (24.6")

Neck Binding: Aged White

Truss Adjust: Headstock

Headstock Logo: Late '50s Gretsch

Pickguard: Gold Plexi with Black Gretsch Logo

Knobs: G-Arrow

Bridge: Rocking Bar with Pinned Ebony Base 

Tailpiece: Bigsby B6G Vibrato Tailpiece with Gretsch Logo 

Top:  Laminated Maple

Back:  Laminated Maple

Sides: Laminated Maple

Hardware: Gold

Bodystyle: Double Cutaway

Case: Hardshell

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Brand
Model
  • G6122T-62 Vintage Select '62 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman with Bigsby
Finish
  • Walnut Stain
Categories
Color Family
  • Brown
Body Material
  • Maple
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Artist
  • Chet Atkins
Body Type
  • Hollow Body
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Maple
Series
  • Gretsch Vintage Select
  • Gretsch Artist Signature
Model Family
  • Gretsch Country Gentleman
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Top Material
  • Maple
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Tremolo Tailpiece
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Scale Length
  • 25.5"
Number of Frets
  • 22

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