Jim Dandy™ Parlor

Model: 2711000535
Color Rex Burst
Fingerboard Walnut
United States of America $189.99 EST. U.S. STREET
Inspired by the historic “Rex” line of instruments offered by mail-order catalog in the 1930s, ‘40s and ’50s, Jim Dandy™ models embody the charm and spirit of those early Gretsch® flat-top guitars with superior playability and best-in-class-tone to boot.

Featuring a petite and portable parlor body shape and a short 24“ scale length, the Jim Dandy™ Parlor punches above its weight with a distinct tonal clarity and throaty midrange for which parlor guitars are so beloved.

The X-braced body is crafted with select lightweight laminate tonewoods for an optimal balance of woody vintage tone and reliable durability, while the “C”-shape neck presents an inviting feel for hours of old-timey inspiration. Period-correct details such as a vintage-style pinned bridge, “G”-graphic pickguard, painted pinstripe purfling, 3-on-a-plate open-gear tuning machines and oversized dot fingerboard inlays combine for a nostalgic personality destined for any barnburner or jamboree.

Well suited for everything from bluesy porch pickin’ to speakeasy swingin’, the Gretsch Jim Dandy Parlor is a ramblin’ companion for newbies and old-timers alike.



  • Body
    Build Acoustic
    Body Finish Semi-Gloss
    Body Shape Parlor
    Body Material Basswood
    Bracing X-Bracing
    Rosette White/Black Rings
    Body Binding Aged White
    Body Back Laminated Basswood
    Body Sides Laminated Basswood
    Body Top Laminated Basswood
    Body Depth 3.75" (95 mm)
    Body Length 17.8" (45.2 cm)
  • Miscellaneous
    Strings D'Addario® EJ16 Phosphor Bronze, Light (.012-.053 Gauges)
    Strap Buttons Vintage End-Pin
    Case/Gig Bag None
  • Neck
    Neck Material Nato
    Neck Finish Semi-Gloss
    Neck Shape "C" Shape
    Scale Length 24" (610 mm)
    Fingerboard Radius 12" (305 mm)
    Fingerboard Material Walnut
    Number of Frets 18 (12 to Body)
    Fret Size Vintage
    Nut Material Synthetic Bone
    Nut Width 1.69" (43 mm)
    Position Inlays White Pearloid Dot
    Truss Rod Nut 4 mm Hex
    Truss Rod Wrench 4 mm Hex (Allen)
    Headstock 1950's Gretsch® 3x3
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