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G6120-1959LH-TV Chet Atkins® Hollow Body, Left-Handed, Ebony Fingerboard, Vintage Orange, with Bigsby®

Model: 2401252822

The ’59 Gretsch® 6120 Chet Atkins Hollow Body made the sound that defined a generation. This left-handed G6120-1959LHTV model has special touches including trestle bracing, dual TV Jones® Classic humbucking pickups and a lacquer finish. Features include a bound archtop body with bound oversized F Holes, two-piece maple neck, bound ebony fingerboard with zero fret and Neo-Classic™ "thumbnail" inlays, three-position pickup switch, three-position master tone switching, gold plexi pickguard with “Chet Atkins” signature signpost, chrome “rocking" bar bridge, gold-plated hardware, gold-plated Grover® Sta-Tite™ tuners, bound headstock with curly maple overlay, and Bigsby® B6C vibrato tailpiece.

General

Model Name: G6120-1959LH-TV Chet Atkins® Hollow Body, Left-Handed, Ebony Fingerboard, Vintage Orange, with Bigsby®
Model Number: 2401252822
Series: Gretsch® Professional Collection
MSRP: $4849.00
Color: Vintage Orange

Body

Body Shape: Nashville®
Body Binding: Multiple
Body Material: Laminated Maple
Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck

Neck Material: Maple
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 Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fingerboard: Ebony
Position Inlays: Neo-Classic™ "Thumbnail"

Electronics

Bridge Pickup: TV Jones® Classic
Neck Pickup: TV Jones® Classic
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: Rosewood-Based TRU-ARC™ Stainless Steel "Rocking" Bar
Tuning Machines: Grover® Sta-Tite™ Die-Cast
Orientation: Left-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: Neo Classic "Thumbnail" Inlay Position Markers, Bound Fingerboard and Headstock, Multiple Body Bindings, Curly Maple Headstock Overlay, Inlaid Pearloid Horseshoe and Gretsch® Logo on Headstock, Bound Oversized F-Holes, Gold Plexi Pickguard with "Chet Atkins" Signature Signpost, Chrome Bar Bridge Paired with Aluminum Bigsby® and Gold-Plated Hardware, Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs, Adjustable Truss Rod
Included Accessories: Includes G6241 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.