Gretsch 6122 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman Walnut 1959

Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Ebony Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gretsch 6122 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman Walnut 1959

The Richard Fortus Collection

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
Body Details: Semi-hollow body with maple top, back, and sides
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Neck Profile: Medium C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - 0.82" 10th - 0.93"
Fingerboard Radius: 16.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 1/2"
Neck Details: Glossy maple neck with bound ebony fingerboard and pearloid thumbnail inlays
Electronics: Original Filtertron humbuckers with "Patent Applied For" stamps. Controls include a 3-way toggle switch for pickup selection, 3-way toggle switch for tone selection, master volume pot, and volume pots for each pickup. Pot codes are not visible, wiring appears to be original.
Pickup Measurements: Neck - 4.10kΩ Bridge - 4.10kΩ
Hardware: All original
Modifications/Repairs: None
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has light play wear. There are minor scratches and dings throughout, the hardware is lightly tarnished from age, and the binding is cracked in several areas along the sides of the fingerboard. These cracks are secure and purely cosmetic.
Serial Number: 31437
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. Frets are fairly low and show minor signs of play wear. Currently set up with .012 - .052 gauge flatwound strings. This guitar sets up best with heavier gauge strings such as these. The serial number and appointments indicate a production year of 1959.

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