Mint Gretsch G6122T-62 Vintage Select ’62 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman w/ Bigsby

$ 3499.99

Description

Made famous by The Beatles George Harrison, the 1962 Country Gentleman is the sound of rock n roll.

The G6122T-62 Vintage Select Edition ’62 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman Hollow Body with Bigsby has the unmistakable sound and style that marked the beginning of a musical invasion. Sonically, this guitar is ready to tear it up with flexible tone that fits any musical situation.

A pair of TV Jones Classic pickups responds to every pick stroke or strum with refined, articulate tone. Traditional Gretsch controls including per-pickup volume controls, master volume, a three-way tone switch allow you to create countless tonal variations for a personalized tone. The mint Gretsch Squeezebox capacitors deliver silky vintage high end. The standard U -shaped maple neck bears a 12 -radius ebony fingerboard with 22 frets and zero-fret for a memorable playing experience that works with any style. The sealed body with simulated F-holes minimizes feedback while providing for authentically vintage tone. A pinned rocking bar bridge reacts in concert with the Bigsby B6GVT vibrato tailpiece for stable tuning while the bone nut lets the strings slide freely without binding in the slots.

A true rock n roll classic, this guitar features the appointments that made this guitar a legend dual foam string mutes with red felt surrounds, standby switch, laminated 3-ply maple top, gold G-arrow control knobs, aged white binding with black purfling, gloss urethane finish, aged pearloid thumbnail inlays, gold vintage thick plexi pickguard with Gretsch logo and gold Grover Imperial tuning machines. A distinguished instrument from the earliest days of the British Invasion, the G6122T-62 Vintage Select Edition ’62 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman Hollow Body with Bigsby is the guitar that laid down the foundation of rock as we know it.

Product Specs General SERIES Professional Collection ORIENTATION Right-Hand COLOR Walnut Stain COUNTRY OF ORIGIN JP PLATFORM Country Gentleman Neck HEADSTOCK Late ’50s Gretsch NECK MATERIAL Maple NECK FINISH Gloss Urethane NECK SHAPE Standard “U” FINGERBOARD RADIUS 12″ (305 mm) FINGERBOARD MATERIAL Ebony POSITION INLAYS Pearloid Neo-Classic Thumbnail NUMBER OF FRETS 22 STRING NUT Bone NUT WIDTH 1.6875″ (42.86 mm) NUT MATERIAL Bone Body BODY Laminated Maple BODY FINISH Gloss Urethane BODY SHAPE Country Gentleman BODY TOP Laminated 3-Ply Maple with Simulated F-Holes BODY BINDING Aged White with B/I/B Purfling BODY BACK Laminated Maple BODY STYLE Gretsch Hollow Body Guitars BODY MATERIAL Laminated Maple CUTAWAY Double Cutaway BRACING Parallel Tone Bars Hardware BRIDGE Rocking Bar BRIDGE COVER/TAILPIECE Bigsby B6G Vibrato Tailpiece with Gretsch Logo BRIDGE MOUNTING Pinned PICKGUARD Gold Plexi with Black Gretsch Logo CONTROL KNOBS G-Arrow HARDWARE FINISH Gold TUNING MACHINES Grover Imperial Die-Cast STRINGS Nickel Plated Steel (.011-.049 Gauges) NECK PLATE NA STRAP BUTTONS Gretsch Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs Electronics BRIDGE PICKUP TV Jones Filter’Tron Classic NECK PICKUP TV Jones Filter’Tron Classic PICKUP CONFIGURATION Filter’Tron / Filter’Tron CONTROLS Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume SWITCHING 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup AUXILIARY SWITCHING 3-Position Master Tone Switch: Position 1. Medium Level, High Frequency Roll Off, Position 2. Switch Out of Circuit, Pickup Wide Open, Position 3. Slight Level, High Frequency Roll Off, 3-Position Standby Switch Measurements DIMENSIONS 8.50×20.90×48.75 IN SHIPPING WEIGHT 25.40 LB BODY DEPTH 2″ (51 mm) FRET SIZE Vintage Small SCALE LENGTH 24.6″ (625 mm) SHIPPING LENGTH 48.75 IN SHIPPING HEIGHT 8.50 IN SHIPPING WIDTH 20.90 IN Accessories INCLUDED ACCESSORIES Included: 099-6413-000 Deluxe Case – G6242L – 17″ Hollow Body Models RECOMMENDED CASE Included: 099-6413-000 Deluxe Case – G6242L – 17″ Hollow Body Models Miscellaneous COMMODITY CODE 9207901000