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Gretsch Broadkaster Sunburst 1975 (s159)


SKU: GBSB75-8-5159

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Body: Maple

Neck: Maple neck with a "C" profile, 1 5/8" wide nut, maple fretboard, compound 9.5-12" radius, and dot inlays

Neck Thickness: .84" at the 1st fret, .96" at the 12th fret

Pickups/Hardware: Original tuners, original pickups (rated at 4.4 kOhms in the neck and bridge), three-way pickup selector switch, volume and tone controls

Cosmetic Condition: The top's looking good for the age with some minor play wear around the guard and some chips, dings, and scratches throughout. The sides have scuffs / hazing and some chipping, and the back has some buckle rash goin' on throughout. The neck has a couple patches of dings and finish wear, and the headstock has light dings and scratches. This Broadkaster is one badass vintage Gretsch!

Playability: The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are wide and tall with considerable play wear.

Modifications/Repairs: The guitar has been refretted. The wiring harness has been completely replaced. The pickguard, knobs, three-way switch and strap buttons have all been replaced. The pick guard is not original and has somewhat rough edges and rough pickup routes. There is a music store decal on the back of the headstock

Weight: 8lbs 11oz

Case: Gig bag

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