Posted: December 7, 2011
Guitar World magazine reviews and praises the Gretsch G6136STL Silver Falcon in its Holiday 2011 issue.
The magazine describes the guitar’s cosmetic appointments, and says its tone “is as bright and bold as the sun.”
As online bonus content, Guitar World’s Paul Riario also demoed the Silver Falcon, calling it “fantastic,” “elegant,” and “premium.”
Watch the video demo below, and pick up Guitar World’s Holiday 2011 issue here to read the full review.
Posted: December 5, 2011
In case you missed it, the Gretsch George Harrison Signature Duo Jet guitar appeared elegantly on the November cover of Guitarist magazine.
Inside the issue, Guitarist tells the complete story behind Harrison’s iconic guitar.
Also in the issue is a thorough comparison between the Signature Duo Jet and its sibling Custom model, the G6128T-GH George Harrison Tribute Custom Shop Duo Jet, which the magazine dubbed “glorious.”
“The Gretsch G6128T-GH George Harrison Tribute Custom Shop Duo Jet is a masterpiece,” said Guitarist. “Gretsch couldn’t have done a better job of repaying its debt to George as an ambassador for its brand.”
To read the full story, get your issue of Guitarist magazine here.
Posted: October 31, 2011
Premier Guitar‘s October issue features a two-page spread of the Gretsch G6128T George Harrison Signature Duo Jet guitar in all its splendor.
The model, based on George Harrison’s 1957 Duo Jet, receives praise by the magazine, which says it’s not only beautiful, but also comfortable to play.
“The finish is blemish free and beautiful,” said Premier Guitar. “The medium-thickness, slightly C-profiled neck is comfy, the frets are well dressed, and all the hardware twists, turns, and flicks with a solid, reassuring feel.”
They also made an online video review, which you can watch below.
Get your copy of Premier Guitar here.
Posted: September 6, 2011
The online August edition of Vintage Guitar magazine features the Gretsch 6134 White Penguin, viewed by many collectors as the “holy grail of Gretsch instruments.”
According to Vintage Guitar, it is estimated that only a few dozen of these rare beauties were produced between the year they were introduced in 1955 to 1964 when they were discontinued.
The article provides a rundown of the model’s history, along with unique specs that offer an added value to this vintage collectible.
To learn more about the Gretsch 6134 White Penguin, read the entire article on Vintage Guitar here.
Posted: September 2, 2011
Guitar Aficionado’s Chris Gill reviewed the 1967 Gretsch Sam Goody Model on the online July/Aug issue of Guitar Aficionado magazine.
“The Sam Goody Model, which is essentially a Rally with a sunburst finish, stands out for having one truly unique feature: its undeniably cool, stylized, space-age-looking G-shaped sound holes,” he says.
In addition to breaking down the “pristine” instrument, Gill retraces the history of the limited runs of custom Gretsch models during the mid-Sixties.
Click here to read the entire review.
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