Gretsch 6134 Corvette Cherry 1964

Not to be confused with the earlier hollowbody Gretsch Corvette, the Gretsch Corvette solidbody was introduced in 1961 as a smaller, simpler alternative to the Jet series. Initially built with an unbound slab body, the Corvette series was given new bevelled edges and a burns tremolo in 1963. Also starting in 1963, the model was offered in either a single or double pickup configuration. The Corvette was produced in a number of variations in the '60s including the Twist (6109) and the Princess (6106).

Years of Production: 1961 - 1978

Unique to this Era: Bevelled edges, tremolo and dual pickup option starting in 1963. 

Body Style: Double cutaway solidbody  

Wood Composition: Mahogany body, Mahogany neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Hi'Lo Tron pickup, master tone and volume controls, Burns Vibrato tailpiece, 24 1/2-inch scale, Dot inlays (Note: most pickguards were black on this model, pictured white guard is likely non-original)

Finish Specifications:  The Corvette 6134 indicated a cherry finish. Later Silver and Gold finishes are introduced. 


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