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  G6120T-55 1955 Chet Atkins Hollow Body
Series: Vintage Select   more
Part No: 2401357822
RRP: $5,499


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Co-designed with the guitarist’s guitarist, Chet Atkins, the venerable 6120 is one of the most widely heard Gretsch instruments. The 1955 Chet Atkins Hollow Body with Bigsby stays true to the original design and astounding classic aesthetics. A veritable tonal multi-tool, this hollow body has an easy-playing, comfortable feel and rings out proudly with That Great Gretsch Sound!™

A pair of TV Jones® T-Armond single-coil pickups creates multi-dimensional tone with plenty of articulate detail. Traditional Gretsch controls allow you to blend and shape the pickups’ sounds, creating countless tonal variations. Add the new Gretsch “Squeezebox” paper-in-oil capacitors and you get incredibly smooth taper and silky vintage high end. The standard “U”-shaped maple neck bears a 12”-radius ebony fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets for a memorable playing experience that works with any fret-hand style. A pinned aluminum compensated bridge works with the Bigsby B6GBVF vibrato tailpiece for stable tuning while the vintage-style polished aluminum nut delivers signature snappy twang.

Designed for pure tone and slick, comfortable playing feel, this guitar features the classic appointments Gretsch fans desire—gold “G Arrow” control knobs, aged white binding with black purfling, durable gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish, aged pearloid block inlays with classic Western motif, gold vintage thick plexi pickguard with Gretsch logo and gold Grover® Sta-tite™ tuning machines. A resurrected blast from the past with elegantly refined style and sound, the 1955 Chet Atkins® Hollow Body with Bigsby is sure to satisfy any devotee of Gretsch.

Model Name G6120T-55 1955 Chet Atkins Hollow Body
Series Vintage Select
Colour Western Orange Stain
Part No 2401357822
Series Gretsch® Professional Collection

Body Binding Aged White with B/I Purfling
Body Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Material Laminated Flamed Maple
Body Shape Chet Atkins® Hollow Body
Bracing Parallel Tone Bars

Fingerboard Radius 12" (305 mm)
Fret Size Medium Jumbo
Neck Binding Aged White
Neck Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Material Maple
Neck Shape Standard "U"
Number of Frets 22
Nut Width 1.6875" (43mm)
Position Inlays Aged Pearloid Blocks with Western Motif

Bridge Pickup TV Jones® T-Armond
Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone
Neck Pickup TV Jones® T-Armond

Bridge Aluminum Compensated Bridge
Hardware Finish Gold
Tuning Machines Grover Sta-Tite™ Gold

Control Knobs Arrow
Strings Nickel Plated Steel .011-.049

Pickguard Gold Plexi with Black Gretsch Logo

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Gretsch guitars are distributed exclusively in Australia by Fender Music Australia Pty Limited [ABN 34 613 081 191]