Gretsch 6129 Silver Jet Silver Sparkle 1957

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gretsch 6129 Silver Jet Silver Sparkle 1957

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 finish.
Body Material: Mahogany
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: U
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret .869", 10th fret .994"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 5/8"
Neck Details: Honduran mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and block inlays.
Electronics: Orignal rewound neck pickup and original bridge pickup with three-position selector switch, master volume, independent pickup volume, and master tone controls. The wiring harness is original with touched up solder joints related to the neck pickup. One visible pot code dates to 1957. The original neck pickup lead is included.
Pickup Measurements: Neck 9.18K, Bridge 9.16K
Hardware: The nut has been replaced. All other hardware is original. The celluloid pickup spacers are cracked, which is typical.
Weight: 7lbs 11oz
Modifications/Repairs: The neck pickup has been rewound, and the related solder joints in the wiring have been touched up. The nut has been replaced.
Case Details: Original tweed hardshell case with factory papers.
Cosmetic Condition: This guitar is in good condition with light wear for its age. The finish is glossy and hazy, with scratches, dents, and dings throughout. Some of the finish on the playing surface of the neck has worn away from play. There is buckle rash on the back of the body. The hardware has a strong patina. The binding is free of rot.
Serial Number: 19178
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are narrow and low, showing moderate wear. The serial number falls in a range dating to 1956, but the pot codes date this guitar to 1957.
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