Gretsch G6120-1959LTV Chet Atkins Hollow Body Electric Guitar in Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer (used) (2011)


The ’59 Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Hollow Body made the sound that defined a generation. This G6120-1959LHTV model has special touches including trestle bracing, Classic FilterTron pickups and a lacquer finish.




Features include bound archtop body with bound oversized f holes, two-piece maple neck, bound ebony fingerboard with zero fret and Neo-Classic thumbnail inlays, three-position pickup switch, three-position master tone switching, gold plexi pickguard with Chet Atkins signature signpost, chrome rocking bar bridge, gold-plated hardware, gold-plated Grover Sta-Tite tuners, bound headstock with curly maple overlay, and Bigsby B6C vibrato tailpiece.


Body Shape: Nashville
Body Back: Laminated Maple
Body Sides: Laminated Maple
Body Top: Arched Laminated Maple
Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Bracing: 1959 Style Trestle
F Holes Sound Holes: Bound Oversized “F”-Holes
Body Depth: 2.75″ (70 mm)
Body Width Lower Bout: 16″ (40.64 cm)
Body Binding: Multiple


Number of Frets: 22
Position Inlays: Neo-Classic “Thumbnail”
Fingerboard Radius: 12″ (305 mm)
Head Stock Binding: Bound
Fretboard: Ebony
Neck Material: Maple
Nut Width: 1.6875″ (42.8 mm)
Scale Length: 24.6″ (625 mm)
Neck Binding: Bound Fingerboard


Pickup Configuration: HH
Bridge Pickup: Gretsch FilterTron
Neck Pickup: Gretsch FilterTron
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Controls: Volume 1.(Neck Pickup), Volume 2.(Bridge Pickup), Master Volume.


Hardware Finish: Chrome-Plated
Bridge: Rosewood-Based TRU-ARC Stainless Steel “Rocking” Bar
Bridge Cover: Bigsby B6C Vibrato Tailpiece with Gretsch Logo
Tuning Machines: Grover Sta-Tite Die-Cast
String Nut: “Zero Fret” Nut
Tremolo Arm Handle: Bigsby Flat Handle
Auxiliary Switching: 3-Position Master Tone Switch: Position 1. Medium Level, High Frequency Roll Off. Position 2. Switch Out of Circuit, Pickup Wide Open. Position 3. Slight Level, High Frequency Roll Off


Unique Features: Neo Classic “Thumbnail” Inlay Position Markers, Bound Fingerboard and Headstock, Multiple Body Bindings, Curly Maple Headstock Overlay, Inlaid Pearloid Horseshoe and Gretsch Logo on Headstock, Bound Oversized F-Holes, Gold Plexi Pickguard with “Chet Atkins” Signature Signpost, Chrome Bar Bridge Paired with Aluminum Bigsby and Gold-Plated Hardware, Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs, Adjustable Truss Rod


Case Gig Bags: Deluxe Hardshell
Pickguard: Gold Plexi Pickguard with Artist Signature and Gretsch Logo
Included Accessories: Includes G6241 Deluxe Hardshell Case
Control Knobs: G-Arrow

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