Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean Dark Cherry Walnut 1968

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean Dark Cherry Walnut 1968

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 "dark cherry" walnut
Body Material: Maple
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: Medium C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret 0.88" - 11th fret 0.97"
Fingerboard Radius: 16.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Two piece set in maple neck with bound rosewood finger board and pearloid thumbnail inlays. The headstock has a serial number from 1960, but has a "zero fret" which correlates with a 1962 dating.
Electronics: Orignal hi-lo tron pickups with 1 3-way pickup selector / 1 3-way tone selector / 1 master volume knob / 2 volume knobs for each pickup / 1 3-way kill switch
Pickup Measurements: neck 3.22k ohms - bridge 2.95k ohms
Hardware: Original except for pickup rings and bridge
Weight: 7lbs
Modifications/Repairs: -The pickguard appears to be original, but was stripped and painted white underneath at some point -The bridge appears to be a vintage Gretsch bridge, but non original. -Vintage Gretsch pickup rings, but non original. There are secondary drill holes under the rings. -A section of binding has been re-glued to the neck.
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: This guitar is in good condition for it's age. Moderate play wear throughout the body and neck. Dings and scratches throughout. The binding is cracked and crumbling. There is finish chipping off the back of the neck towards the headstock.
Serial Number: 38451
Tech Notes: This guitar plays well with slight neck relief and low action. Frets are narrow, medium heigh with signs of play wear.
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