G6131MY-CS Custom Shop Malcolm Young "Salute" Jet™, Ebony Fingerboard, Natural Relic

SKU #2410106821
MSRP $10,000.00


Model Name G6131MY-CS Custom Shop Malcolm Young "Salute" Jet™, Ebony Fingerboard, Natural Relic  
Model Number 2410106821  
MSRP MSRP $10,000.00  
Series Gretsch® USA Custom Shop  
Family Jet  
Color Natural
Build Solid
Body Mahogany  
Body Shape Jet™
Bracing Chambered  
Body Binding White  
Body Top Laminated Maple  
Body Depth 2" (51mm)  
Neck Material Mahogany  
Neck Finish Heavy Relic® Lacquer  
Neck Shape Standard "U"  
Neck Binding White  
Scale Length 24.6" (625 mm)  
Fingerboard Ebony  
Fingerboard Radius 12" (305 mm)  
Number of Frets 22 (Plus Zero Fret)  
Fret Size Medium Jumbo  
Nut Bone  
Nut Width 1.6875" (42.86 mm)  
Position Inlays Neo-Classic™ "Thumbnail"  
Neck Plate NA  
Bridge Pickup TV Jones® Classic  
Controls Volume 1. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone  
Pickup Switching None  
Pickup Configuration S  
Bridge Space Control™ with Ebony Base
Tuning Machines Schaller Die-Cast  
Pickguard None  
Control Knobs G-Arrow  
Orientation Right-Hand
Strings NPS, Gauges .012-.056  

Malcolm Young, we salute you. At long last, Gretsch honors the guitarist whose rock-solid rhythm guitar swagger and songwriting provided the unshakeable foundation for Australia’s most beloved musical export, AC/DC, for more than 40 years. The G6131MY-CS Custom Shop Malcolm Young “Salute” Jet™ pays faithful homage to Young’s famously battle-hardened instrument, which began life in 1963 as a red Gretsch Jet Firebird handed down to him by Harry Vanda and elder brother George Young (of Easybeats fame) and nicknamed “The Beast.” Malcolm certainly made the instrument his own, not least by removing two of the three pickups, stripping away the finish, and pounding out some of the hardest rocking rhythm guitar ever heard in either hemisphere.

The G6131MY-CS Custom Shop Malcolm Young “Salute” Jet is a meticulously crafted Gretsch Custom Shop recreation accurate down to every last nick, scratch and dent acquired over Young’s long and raucously illustrious career.

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