Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Hollowbody Orange 1956

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA. Serial# 20820.
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Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Hollowbody Orange 1956

Serial #20820

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 call to speak to one of our experts.
Finish Details: Original
Top Material: Maple Top
Body Material: Maple Body
Body Details: Laminate maple body, fully hollow.
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard
Neck Profile: Medium "C"
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .79" 10th- .94"
Fingerboard Radius: 10.00"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 24"
Neck Details: Two piece maple neck with bound Brazilian rosewood board and block inlays.
Electronics: Original pickups and wiring with three-way pickup selector, master volume, master tone and two individual pickup volumes. The ground wire from the tail piece has been replaced.
Pickup Measurements: neck 9.6k ohms bridge 10.3k ohms
Hardware: Original except for replaced tuners, pick guard and nut.
Weight: 6 lbs 6 oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The tuners and nut have been replaced. -There is a metal plate added to the side to reinforce the output jack. -The bridge thumb wheels have been replaced. -The heel cap is missing. -The pick guard has been replaced. -The ground wire from the tail piece has been replaced.
Case Details: Original hard shell case. The serial number date to 1956. The horse shoe on the headstock and the plain block inlays are also consistent with 1956.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has light play wear for its age. There is considerable play wear on the neck. Some finish is worn off of the back of the neck. The heel cap in missing from the back of the neck. The metal hardware is nicely tarnished with age.
Serial Number: 20820
Tech Notes: -The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are small with light play wear.

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