Gretsch 6184 Corvette 1956 Jaguar Tan

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  • $1,200$1,800

Not to be confused with the later solid-body Gretsch Corvette, the 6184 Corvette replaced the Electromatic Spanish in later 1954. This simple non-cutaway archtop used a single pickup and two control knobs. It was also made in sunburst (6182) and natural (6183).

Years of Production: 
1954 - 1959

Body Style: Archtop hollowbody

Wood Composition: 
Maple body, Maple top, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: F-holes, trapeze tailpiece, double-bound top and back, dot inlays

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

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