To celebrate Gretsch's 130th anniversary, the Gretsch Custom Shop introduces the beautiful new G6118T 130th Anniversary model. Its 2 1/2"-deep single-cutaway three-ply maple body has a 15 1/2” lower bout, arched top and back, and trestle bracing. The guitar is a striking beauty with its two-tone gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish in Metallic Gold on the top and Black on the back and sides, with multiple silver-sparkle bindings.
The three-piece maple neck has a 12"-radius ebony fingerboard with 22 medium vintage frets, mother-of-pearl Neo-Classic™ "thumbnail" inlays and polished aluminum nut; and a mother-of-pearl Gretsch 130th Anniversary headstock logo. Other premium features include dual TV Jones® Filter’Tron™ Classic pickups, a black pickguard with 130th Anniversary logo, "G" Arrow control knobs and chrome hardware, an Adjusto-Matic™ bridge with pinned ebony base and Bigsby® B6C tailpiece, and Gotoh® open-back tuners.
The guitar comes in a deluxe black faux-alligator skin TKL hard-shell case with a Gretsch 130th Anniversary badge. Inside, accessories include a Gretsch 130th Anniversary leather strap, embroidered utility bag and certificate of authenticity signed by Gretsch Custom Shop Senior Master Builder Stephen Stern.