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Gretsch - G6122T-62 Vintage Select Edition '62 Chet Atkins® Country Gentleman® - Ebony - Walnut Stain

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Made famous by The Beatles’ George Harrison, the 1962 Country Gentleman is the sound of rock ‘n’ roll. The G6122T-62 Vintage Select Edition '62 Chet Atkins® Country Gentleman® Hollow Body with Bigsby® has the unmistakable sound and style that marked the beginning of a musical invasion. Sonically, this guitar is ready to tear it up with flexible tone that fits any musical situation.

A pair of TV Jones® Classic pickups responds to every pick stroke or strum with refined, articulate tone. Traditional Gretsch controls—including per-pickup volume controls, master volume, a three-way tone switch—allow you to create countless tonal variations for a personalized tone. The new Gretsch “Squeezebox” paper-in-oil capacitors deliver silky vintage high end. The standard “U”-shaped maple neck bears a 12”-radius ebony fingerboard with 22 frets and zero-fret for a memorable playing experience that works with any style. The sealed body with simulated F-holes minimizes feedback while providing for authentically vintage tone. A pinned “rocking” bar bridge reacts in concert with the Bigsby B6GVT vibrato tailpiece for stable tuning while the bone nut lets the strings slide freely without binding in the slots.

A true rock ‘n’ roll classic, this guitar features the appointments that made this guitar a legend—dual foam string mutes with red felt surrounds, standby switch, laminated 3-ply maple top with simulated F-holes, gold “G Arrow” control knobs, aged white binding with black purfling, gloss urethane finish, aged pearloid thumbnail inlays, gold vintage thick plexi pickguard with Gretsch logo and gold Grover® Imperial™ tuning machines. A distinguished instrument from the earliest days of the British Invasion, the G6122T-62 Vintage Select Edition '62 Chet Atkins® Country Gentleman® Hollow Body with Bigsby® is the guitar that laid down the foundation of rock as we know it.

 

Specs

Type Hollow Body
Colour Walnut Stain
Orientation Right Handed
Number of Strings 6
Body Shape 6122 Chet Atkins® Country Gentleman
Body Material Laminated Maple
Body Finish Gloss Urethane
Neck Material Maple
Neck Shape
Standard "U"
Neck Finish Gloss Urethane
Fretboard Material Ebony
Number of Frets 22
Fretboard Inlays Pearloid Neo-Classic™ Thumbnail
Fretboard Radius 12" (305 mm)
Nut Material
Bone
Nut Width 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
Neck Pickup TV Jones® Filter'Tron™ Classic
Bridge Pickup TV Jones® Filter'Tron™ Classic
Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume
Bridge Rocking Bar; Bigsby B6GVT vibrato tailpiece
Tuners Grover® Imperial™ Die-Cast
Strings Nickel Plated Steel (.011-.049 Gauges)
Hardcase Included G6242L Gretsch® 17" Deluxe Hollow Body Hardshell

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