Gretsch 6129 Silver Jet 1958 - 1961

Gretsch 6129 Silver Jet 1958 - 1961

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Overview

This model marked the final iteration of the single cut Silver Jet. DeArmond single coils were replaced with Filter'Tron humbuckers, and the "humpback" inlays were replaced with "thumbnail" inlays. One knob was dropped from the lower bout, and a second "tone" switch was added. A zero fret was also added around 1959. Later in 1961, the Silver Jet would be updated to a double cutaway design.

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • 6129 Silver Jet
Finish
  • Silver Sparkle
Year
  • 1958 - 1961
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Body Material
  • Mahogany
Body Shape
  • Single Cutaway
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Tremolo Tailpiece
Finish Style
  • Metallic
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Neck Construction
  • Set-Neck
Neck Material
  • Mahogany
Number of Frets
  • 22
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Offset Body
  • No
Pickup Configuration
  • HH
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Scale Length
  • 24.75"
Top Material
  • Maple
Wood Top Style
  • Plain

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