Gretsch 6117 Double Anniversary Early '60s Sunburst

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  • $1,345$1,755

The 6125 Anniversary was released in celebration of Gretsch's 75th anniversary in 1958. Originally sporting a Filter 'Tron pickup, the model switched to a Hi-lo 'Tron in 1960. Gretsch also produced a Green finish as the 6118. 

Years of Production: 
1958 - 1980

Body Style: Archtop hollowbody, single cutaway

Wood Composition: 
Maple body, Maple top, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: F-holes, Bigsby tremolo tailpiece, single-bound top and back, G tailpiece, pearl thumbprint inlay

Notable Gretsch Players: Brian Setzer, Eddie Cochran, Duane Eddy, George 

Note: Pictured example is from 1962.


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