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Gretsch G6120DSW FSR Cream City Music Exclusive '55 Style Chet Atkins Black TV Jones Classic Mod

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Cream City Music
Brookfield, WI, United States
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  Here is another outstanding Cream City Music exclusive Pro Series Gretsch! This is a Factory Special Run, or “FSR” model designed by Gretsch specialist and Cream City Music co-owner Ben Derickson. Only 12 were made and each will are numbered and shipped with a certificate of authenticity. This specific guitar (#12 of 12) is a "one-off" and has been modified with a specially produced set of TV Jones Classic FilterTron pickjups done in a DeArmond style mount. We went with a white bobbin insert as a nod to the 1956 prototype 6120 modded out by Chet Atkins and Ray Butts. The white bobbin in the pickups compliments the white "G" brand very nicely!

 The original 1955 Gretsch 6120 is big on tone, features and of course personality! Based on the "first-year" 1955 Chet Atkins hollow body, this is the G6120-DSW from the Gretsch Professional Collection!  The original G6120 is among the most collectable guitars in the world because the feature set it introduced and was revolutionary both in tone, functionality and of course, style. The G6120-DSW recreates the look sound and feel of an original 1955 6120 but with modern dependability and durability. The guitar is perfect for vintage style country western and rockabilly but is also well suited for many music styles. The G6120DSW  makes a great blues or jazz guitar. This guitar is pure Gretsch quality with top notch fretwork and neck angle providing the perfect playability that the Gretsch Professional Collection is known for. If you're looking for truly classic looks and sound you must try this guitar! This is a brand new factory first guitar and comes with the deluxe Gretsch hard case, all documentation and the Gretsch Limited lifetime warranty. If you have any questions at all please feel free to give us a call!

Details: (from Gretsch.com)

This tribute to the early Gretsch® Chet Atkins hollow body models of the mid-'50s features full western appointments, including an upper bout "G" brand, western-engraved fingerboard inlays and steer's head headstock inlay. Other features include a single-cutaway hollow body with arched top and oversized bound f holes, three-piece maple neck, rosewood fingerboard with aged vintage-style wide-block pearloid inlays (with western motif: cactus, fences and steer heads), aged bindings (body, fingerboard and headstock), three-position pickup switch, gold plexi pickguard with "Chet Atkins" signature signpost, gold-plated Grover® Sta-Tite™ tuners, Bigsby® compensated bridge and B6CBVF vibrato tailpiece, stained maple headstock overlay, steer head and Gretsch logo pearloid headstock inlay.

Specs:

Weight: 7.25 lbs (Approx)
Model Name:G6120DSW FSR in Black, Chet Atkins Hollow Body
Model Number: 2401257-(823)
Series: Professional Collection
Colors: (823) Gloss Black with White "G" Brand
Category: Hollow Body Guitars
Body Style: Single Cutaway
Scale Length: 24.6" (625mm)
Top: Arched Laminated Maple
Bracing: NA
Back & Sides: Laminated Maple Body, 16" Wide, 2.75" Deep
Neck: 3-Piece Maple k
Pickups: 2 TV Jones Classic Pickups with White Bobbin in Gold covers.
3-Position Toggle:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup
Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups
Position 3. Neck Pickup
Controls:
Volume 1. (Neck Pickup),
Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup),
Master Volume,
Master Tone
Width at Nut: 1-11/16" (43mm or 1.6875")
Fretboard: Rosewood, 12" Radius (305mm)
Bridge: Rosewood-Based Polished Aluminum Compensated Bigsby®
Taipiece: Bigsby® B6CBVF Vibrato Tailpiece w/ Bigsby® Flat Handle
Hardware: Gold-Plated
Finish: Gloss Urethane
Case: Includes G6241 Deluxe Hardshell Case,msrp $220.00
Frets: 22
Machine Heads: Gold-Plated Grover® 102-18G RotomaticTM Die-cast Tuners
Unique Features:
Aged Vintage Wide-Block Pearloid Position Markers with Western Motif of Cactus and Steerheads and Fences,
"G" Brand on the Body,
Aged Fingerboard and Headstock Binding,
Multiple Aged Body Bindings,
Stained Maple Headstock Overlay,
Inlaid Pearloid Steerhead and Gretsch Logo on Headstock,
Bound Oversized F-Holes,
Gold Plexi Pickguard with "Chet Atkins" Signature Signpost,
Polished Aluminum Bigsby® Paired with Gold-Plated Hardware,
Arrow Knobs, Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs,
Adjustable Truss Rod
Gold Plexi Pickguard
"G" Arrow Knobs

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