Gretsch Atkins Super Axe Black 1978

6-String Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Ebony Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gretsch Atkins Super Axe Black 1978

Vintage
  • $2,495.00
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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 Body
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Neck Profile: Thin C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - 0.78" 12th - 0.85"
Fingerboard Radius: No Radius
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: 2-piece maple neck with bound ebony fingerboard and pearloid square inlays
Electronics: Original humbuckers with active preamp circuit. The original pots have 1977 codes. Controls include a 3-way pickup selector, master volume pot, master tone pot, phaser on/off switch, phaser blend and rate pots, compressor on/off switch, and sustain pot. The 9V battery terminal has been replaced.
Pickup Measurements: Reading not available due to active electronics
Hardware: All original
Weight: 8lbs 14oz
Modifications/Repairs: The 9V battery terminal has been replaced
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has light play wear for its age. The glossy finish has minor scratches and dings throughout.
Serial Number: 4-8333
Tech Notes: Plays well with medium/low action and light neck relief. Frets are tall and show minor signs of play wear (light divots in the first few frets). The serial number dates to 1978 and the pot codes date to 1977.
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