Gretsch G6122T-59 Vintage Select '59 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman with Bigsby

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Weight: 7lbs 13oz
ITEM SHOWN: G6122T-59 Vintage Select Edition '59 Chet Atkins® Country Gentleman® Hollow Body with Bigsby®, TV Jones®, Tiger Flame Maple, Walnut Stain Lacquer
MODEL #: 2401234892
UPC #: 885978662791
Case/Gig Bag: Included G6242L Gretsch® 17" Deluxe Hollow Body Hardshell (p/n 099-6413-000)

Inspired by the original CGP (Certified Guitar Player), Chet Atkins, this Country Gentleman is more than able to keep up with the most fleet-fingered guitarist. Packed with the sound, style and features that made the original a legend, the ’59 Gent provides highly responsive, amazingly articulate sound.

A pair of TV Jones® pickups—a Super’Tron Classic Plus bridge pickup and Super’Tron neck pickup—responds to every stroke with defined, eloquent tone. The modified control layout features an individual bridge pickup volume, and master volume and tone controls, allowing you to create countless 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 with 1.75” nut bears a 12”-radius ebony fingerboard with 22 vintage-style small frets and is a picker’s dream. A pinned rocking bar bridge works with the Bigsby® B6GWVT vibrato tailpiece for stable tuning while the vintage-style genuine bone nut lets the strings slide freely without binding in the slots.

All of the ’59 Gent’s classic features are here—laminated 5-ply figured maple top with painted F-holes, “wire” vibrato arm, gold G-arrow control knobs, aged white binding with black purfling, gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish, aged pearloid thumbnail inlays, gold vintage thick plexi pickguard with Gretsch logo and gold Grover® Imperial™ tuning machines with ‘butterbean’ buttons. A truly classic instrument with refined style and sound, the G6122T-59 Vintage Select Edition '59 Chet Atkins® Country Gentleman® Hollow Body with Bigsby® is a fine addition to any guitarist’s collection.

Product Specs
BodyLaminated Figured Maple
Body BackLaminated Maple
Body BindingAged White with B/I/B Purfling
Body FinishGloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body ShapeCountry Gentleman®
Body Top5-Ply Laminated Figured Maple
BracingParallel Bracing
BridgeRocking Bar
Bridge Cover/TailpieceBigsby® B6GWVT with Wire Handle
Bridge PickupTV Jones® Super’Tron™ Classic Plus
ColorWalnut Stain Lacquer
Commodity Code9207901000
ConfigurationFilter'Tron™ / Filter'Tron™
Control KnobsG-Arrow
ControlsVolume 1. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
Country Of OriginJP
Dimensions8.60x21.00x50.00 IN
DisclaimerWARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - .
Fingerboard Radius12" (305 mm)
Fret SizeVintage Small
Hardware FinishGold
HeadstockLate '50s Gretsch
Included AccessoriesIncluded: 099-6413-000 Deluxe Case - G6242L - 17" Hollow Body Models
Model #2401234892
Model NameG6122T-59 Vintage Select Edition '59 Chet Atkins® Country Gentleman® Hollow Body with Bigsby®, TV Jones®, Tiger Flame Maple, Walnut Stain Lacquer
Neck FinishGloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck MaterialMaple
Neck PickupTV Jones® Super'Tron™
Neck ShapeStandard "U"
Number of Frets22
Nut MaterialBone
Nut Width1.75" (44.45 mm)
PickguardGold Plexi with Black Gretsch® Logo
Pickup ConfigurationFilter'Tron™ / Filter'Tron™
Pickup Switching3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Position InlaysPearloid Neo-Classic™ Thumbnail
Refinement Neck MaterialMaple
Refinement PickupsFilter'Tron™ / Filter'Tron™
Scale Length25.5" (648 mm)
SeriesProfessional Collection
String NutBone
StringsNickel Plated Steel (.011-.049 Gauges)
Tuning MachinesGrover® Imperial™ with Butter-Bean Buttons

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