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Gretsch Tennessean 6119 – 1967 – Original – Walnut – Excellent – OHC

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$3000.00

Color: Walnut

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Guitar is in excellent all original condition. No cracks, damage to wood. Loaded with two Hi-Lo 'Tron single-coil pickups with adjustable pole pieces, it's got all the sweet rockabilly tone you could ask for, while being fully capable of dishing out hard rock or blues tunes. It's got a killer Bigsby tailpiece, and plenty of ways to control your tone, courtesy of a three-way tone and three-way pickup selector. Master volume knob and individual pickup volume knobs and a standby switch. This Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean plays beautifully and sounds amazing.

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Gretsch Tennessean 6119 – 1967 – Original – Walnut – Excellent – OHC

Serial Number 17873 dates this Tennessean to January 1967, pre Baldwin buyout of June of that year.
Guitar is in excellent all original condition.
No cracks, damage to wood.
One tiny ding on bottom of back, see photos.
Plays fantastic, low action, no bad frets and no fret wear!
There is a small crack in the pick guard through the mounting screw like most of them, see photo.
As with most Gretschs’ of this era, the binding has shrunk and degassed somewhat.
This has been addressed and was professionally stabilized.
This guitar has been lightly played decades ago and put away in the closet ever since.
Ships in it’s original gray tolex Gretsch case.
Case is in excellent condition also, with only one broken front latch.

Loaded with two Hi-Lo ‘Tron single-coil pickups with adjustable pole pieces, it’s got all the sweet rockabilly tone you could ask for, while being fully capable of dishing out hard rock or blues tunes.
It’s got a killer Bigsby tailpiece, and plenty of ways to control your tone, courtesy of a three-way tone and three-way pickup selector.
Master volume knob and individual pickup volume knobs and a standby switch.
This Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean plays beautifully and sounds amazing.

Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Maple
Body Details: Hollow body with maple back, sides, and top
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: “C” profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .87″ (1st fret), .97″ (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 16.00″
Nut Width: 1-5/8″
Scale Length: 24 1/4″
Neck Details: Set-in two piece maple neck (with walnut center strip), bound Brazilian rosewood fretboard, thumbnail inlays, and zero fret
Electronics: Original Grestch Hilo’tron single coil pickups and electronics, with 3-way pickup selector switch, 3-position tone switch, mute switch, master volume control, and volume controls for each pickup.
Pickup Measurements: 3.2k (neck), 3.3k (bridge).
Hardware: Original.
Modifications/Repairs: None
Case Details: Original hardshell case, broken tang on locking latch.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows light wear, appropriate for its age; the finish is glossy with very little in the way of blemishes, see pix.
The binding around the body has begun to deteriorate, see pix.
Serial Number: 17873
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and light neck relief; the guitar is currently set up with 10s.
The frets are narrow and medium height with virtually no wear.
The serial number dates to 1967.

 

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