Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Hollowbody Orange 1958

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar in Orange with Ebony Fingerboard. Made in the USA.

Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Hollowbody Orange 1958


Description & Specs


Finish: Original

Top Material: Maple Top

Body Material: Maple Body

Body Details: Laminate maple body, fully hollow

Neck Material: Maple Neck

Fingerboard Material: Ebony Fingerboard

Neck Profile: Medium "C"

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .83" 12th- .92"

Fingerboard Radius: 9.50

Nut Width: 1-11/16 in

Neck Details: Two-piece maple neck with a walnut center seam, bound ebony board, bass side half-moon pearl inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock

Electronics: Original patent applied for Filter'Tron pickups with a 3-way toggle pickups selector switch, 3-way toggle tone switch, master volume, and individual pickup volume controls. -- Pot codes are not readily available.

Pickup Measurements: Neck: 4.0 kΩ, Bridge: 4.0 kΩ

Hardware: Original

Weight: 8 lbs 1.2 oz

Modifications / Repairs: n/a

Case Details: Original Hard Shell Case -- Shows heavy wear with vinyl missing from the edges. The original COA and a photo copy as well as the original information booklet is included within.

Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows moderate play wear. The finish is glossy with light checking and light scuffs/scratches throughout. The finish along the back of the neck has worn down to the wood. The binding is cracked in various areas but is secure. The hardware is nicely tarnished.

Serial Number: 29929

Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action and is currently set up with flat wound strings. The frets are small with light play wear. -- The serial number dates this instrument to 1958.