Gretsch 6119 Chet Atkins Tennessean Red 1960

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard, Includes Hardshell Case. Made in the USA.
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Gretsch 6119 Chet Atkins Tennessean Red 1960

Vintage

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original.
Body Material: Maple
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: Medium C-Shape.
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .84" / 12th: .89"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-23/32"
Neck Details: Two-piece maple neck with a Brazilian rosewood board, thumbprint side marker inlays, and truss adjustment at the headstock.
Electronics: Single PAF Filter'Tron humbucker pickup with a 3-way toggle tone selector switch and a volume control. -- Electronics are original. The pot code is not readily visible.
Pickup Measurements: 4.2 kΩ
Hardware: Original.
Modifications/Repairs: n/a
Case Details: Original Gretsch case. -- Some original case candy and receipt form time of purchase are included in the case pocket.
Cosmetic Condition: This guitar has aged beautifully and shows little actual wear for its age. Very light buckle rash is present on the back of the body, though few other significant blemishes can be found. -- One thing to note, there is an area where the binding has begun to deteriorate. This is located on the treble-side of the neck body joint.
Serial Number: 38228
Tech Notes: Currently setup with 10 gauge strings and low action. The relief is set optimally though does sight a bit wobbly. The strings ring out regardless. -- The serial number and original receipt from the time of purchase date this instrument to 1960.
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