Gretsch Electromatic Corvette Sunburst 1955

6-String Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gretsch Electromatic Corvette Sunburst 1955

Vintage
  • $1,795.00
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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: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: Thick V
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - 0.92" 10th - 1.00"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 25"
Neck Details: Mahogany neck with unbound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and pearloid dot inlays
Electronics: Original DeArmond single-coil pickup, pots, and wiring. Controls include master volume and tone pots.
Pickup Measurements: 13.07kΩ
Hardware: All original
Weight: 5lbs 7oz
Modifications/Repairs: None
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has light play wear for its age. The finish on the back of the neck is worn and chipping from years of play. The body finish is very clean except for minimal scratches and dings.
Serial Number: 13583
Tech Notes: Plays well with medium action and light neck relief. The truss rod is minimally adjustable which is typical for this era and style of truss rod. The frets are tall and show only minor signs of play wear (light divots in the first few frets). The serial number dates to 1955. The guitar is currently set up with 12 gauge flatwound strings.
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