G6121-1955 Chet Atkins Solid Body w/ Leather Trim, Rosewood Fingerboard, Tangerine

Model: 2400540822

With the western look of the original Chet Atkins models of the mid-1950s, the Gretsch® G6121-1955 Chet Atkins Solid Body features an arched laminated maple top with “G” brand, chambered mahogany body with western leather trim, one-piece mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard with aged wide-block western motif cactus, fences and steer heads pearloid inlays, aged body, fingerboard and headstock binding, dual DynaSonic™ single-coil pickups, gold plexi pickguard, gold-plated Grover® Sta-Tite™ tuners, gold hardware, polished aluminum compensated Bigsby® bridge and Bigsby® B3GBVN vibrato tailpiece.


Model Name: G6121-1955 Chet Atkins Solid Body w/ Leather Trim, Rosewood Fingerboard, Tangerine
Model Number: 2400540822
Series: Gretsch® Professional Collection
MSRP: $4149.00
Color: Tangerine


Body Shape: Chet Atkins® Solid Body
Body Binding: Multiple
Body Material: Chambered Mahogany
Body Finish: Gloss Urethane


Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Binding: Bound Fingerboard
Scale Length: 24.6" (625 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
Number of Frets: 22
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.8 mm)
Neck Plate: None
Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
Position Inlays: Western Block Inlay Position Markers of Cactus, Steerheads & Fences


Bridge Pickup: DynaSonic™ Single-Coil
Neck Pickup: DynaSonic™ Single-Coil
Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration: SS


Bridge: Rosewood-Based Polished Aluminum Compensated Bigsby®
Tuning Machines: Grover® Sta-Tite™ Die-Cast
Orientation: Right-Hand
Pickguard: Gold Plexi Pickguard with Artist Signature and Gretsch Logo
Control Knobs: Arrow


Strings: NPS, .011, .014, .018, .028, .038, .049
Unique Features: Aged Vintage Wide-Block Pearloid Inlay Position Markers with Western Motif of Cactus and Steerheads and Fences, Western Leather Side-Body Trim Accented with Aged Furniture Tacks, "G" Brand on the Body, Aged Fingerboard and Headstock Binding, Multiple Aged Body Bindings, Inlaid Aged Pearloid Steerhead and Gretsch Logo on Headstock, Gold Plexi Pickguard with "Chet Atkins" Signature Signpost, Arrow Knobs, Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs, Adjustable Truss Rod
Included Accessories: Includes G6278 Premium Western Case
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