Summary: This Gretsch Country Club 6193 features a 3 3/8” deep body with 4-ply binding. The bound fingerboard has pearl block inlays and 21 frets. The headstock is adorned with the script Gretsch logo along with Synchromatic logo. It comes equipped with two DeArmond Dynasonic pickups and a Melita Synchro-Sonic bridge. It has the original clear control knobs and harp tailpiece. The binding has been replaced on the body and repaired around the edges of the headstock.

Body: Laminated construction with a Natural finish, 3 3/8” deep.

Neck: Bound fingerboard, pearl block inlays, 1 11/16” nut width, 24.75” scale length,

Pickups/Hardware: Two DeArmond Dynasonic pickups, gold open gear tuning keys, Melita Synchro-Sonic bridge, clear knobs/metal switch tip, volume/tone controls/3-way pickups selector, “G” harp tailpiece.

Cosmetics: This guitar has wear that is consistent with a vintage instrument from the ‘50s. There is light finish checking on the back of the neck. It has light surface scratches throughout. The binding has been repaired on the headstock but still has some separation on the corners. The hardware has tarnished and has some light corrosion starting, mainly on the pickups and bridge. There a few very small chips in the finish on the top of the body. The wings on the headstock have been reglued and you can still see the line where this repair was made (See Photos Please). Overall, this guitar is great condition for an instrument from the ‘50s and it plays very well and sounds fantastic.

Playability: Our in-house guitar tech has inspected, setup, and restrung this instrument with a new set of strings. The neck is straight, the truss rod is fully functional, and the action has been setup low and comfortable. The frets are in great shape with no major grooves or divots from use and it plays beautifully up and down the fretboard with no dead spots or choking out.

Modifications: The binding has been replaced on the top/back of the body. A small repair has been made on the binding around the headstock. There is no endpin, but one could be installed easily because there is already a hole for it. The wings on the headstock have also been reglued and repaired.

Weight: 6.485 lbs.

Case: This guitar ships in the original hard-shell case, professionally packaged, and fully insured.

Listed15 days ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
Brand
Model
  • 6193 Country Club
Categories
Year
  • 1954
Body Material
  • Maple
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Body Type
  • Hollow Body
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Body Shape
  • Single Cutaway
Neck Material
  • Maple
Offset Body
  • No
Wood Top Style
  • Plain
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Top Material
  • Maple
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Tremolo Tailpiece
Fretboard Material
  • Ebony
Color Family
  • Natural
Number of Frets
  • 21

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