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G6121-1959 Chet Atkins Solid Body, Ebony Fingerboard, Western Maple, Bigsby® Tailpiece

Model: 2400541822

The G6121-1959 Chet Atkins Solid Body is unbeatable for ultra-fine tone, projection and sustain. The single-cutaway chambered mahogany body has an arched top and the one-piece mahogany neck has a zero fret and ebony fingerboard with mother-of-pearl Neo Classic™ "thumbnail" inlays. Other features include dual High-Sensitive Filter’Tron™ humbucking pickups with gold covers, three-position pickup switch, three-position master tone switch, gold plexi pickguard with Nashville motif, “G-Arrow" control knobs, aged body, fingerboard and headstock binding, gold-plated Grover® Sta-Tite™ tuners, horseshoe and Gretsch® logo headstock inlays, chrome “rocking bar” bridge and Bigsby® B3C vibrato tailpiece.

General

Model Name: G6121-1959 Chet Atkins Solid Body, Ebony Fingerboard, Western Maple, Bigsby® Tailpiece
Model Number: 2400541822
Series: Gretsch® Professional Collection
MSRP: $3449.00
Color: Western Maple Stain

Body

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

Neck

Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Binding: Bound Fingerboard
Scale Length: 24.6" (625 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
Number of Frets: 22
String Nut: "Zero Fret" Nut
Nut Width: 1.6875" (42.8 mm)
Neck Plate: None
Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
Fingerboard: Ebony
Position Inlays: Neo-Classic™ "Thumbnail"

Electronics

Bridge Pickup: High Sensitive Filter'Tron™
Neck Pickup: High Sensitive Filter'Tron™
Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume.
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration: HH

Hardware

Bridge: Ebony-Based "Rocking" Bar
Tuning Machines: Grover® Sta-Tite™ Die-Cast
Orientation: Right-Hand
Pickguard: Gold Plexi Pickguard with Artist Signature and Gretsch Logo
Control Knobs: G-Arrow

Miscellaneous

Strings: NPS, .011, .014, .018, .028, .038, .049
Unique Features: Mother-of-Pearl Neo Classic "Thumbnail" Inlay Position Markers, Aged Fingerboard and Headstock Binding, Multiple Aged Body Bindings, Inlaid M-O-P Horseshoe and Gretsch Logo on Headstock, Polished Aluminum Bigsby¨, Gold Pickup Covers, Gold Plexi Pickguard with Nashville Motif, G-Arrow Control Knobs, Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs, Adjustable Truss Rod
Included Accessories: Includes G6238 Deluxe Hardshell Case
NOTICE REGARDING USE OF HISTORIC PATENT NUMBERS/MARKINGS: Some GRETSCH® products are intentional recreations or reissues of vintage guitars and guitar components, and may therefore incorporate markings or text associated with original patents that have since expired. Specific examples of such models include patent numbers on certain FILTER'TRON™ pickups and patent numbers on BIGSBY® tailpieces. Such markings are included only for the sake of historical accuracy, and are not intended to denote or imply live patents or ongoing patent protection.