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Gretsch 6210 Chet Atkins - USA 1960

This Gretsch 6210 is in excellent condition and is all original, as is the plush lined white Tolex hardshell case, with Gretsch logo ribbon.

This fine example has been maintained in great shape, without cracks or pickwear in its all-original Western Orange finish. The neck has a particularly comfy gentle D profile, with ebony fingerboard. Apart from some light buckle worming on the back, and a few incidental lacquer nicks, the instrument appears to have been played very carefully over the six decades since it left the Brooklyn factory. 

All binding is original, and tight to the body as well. The original Filter'tron pickups have classic bite and twang, for every style from western swing to hard core rockabilly and blues. With a wonderfully versatile voice, the instrument has smooth, low action over a fresh high precision setup, on newer fretwork. 

 

Gretsch 6210 Chet Atkins - USA 1960

CHF14,500.00Price
    • Made: USA 1960
    • Construction: Mahogany Blocks/Set Neck Joint
    • Body thickness: 2.5"
    • Body weight: 3.8kg / 8.3lbs
    • Pickguard: Gold Lucite with Atkins logo Clear with Fence Post Chet Atkins Signature
    • Body Material: Arched Maple Laminate Body with Two-Ply body and F-Hole Binding
    • Neck Material: Solid Maple
    • Neck Joint: Set-in 
    • Truss rod: Standard
    • Nut Material: Bone with Zero Fret
    • Headstock: Classic Horseshoe Inlay
    • Headplate: Gretch Logo with Horseshoe design
    • Fingerboard Material: Solid Ebony
    • Scale Length: 24 3/4”
    • Number of Frets Clear: 14
    • Number of Frets Total: 22
    • Fingerboard Position Inlays: ‘Thumbprint' Pearloid Inlays
    • Finish Body: Polished Gloss
    • Finish Neck: Polished Gloss
    • Bridge Material: Nickel and Ebony
    • Tailpiece:  Swivel-Arm Gretsch logo Bigsby B-6 aluminum tailpiece. 
    • Tuning Machines: Kluson Open Back Tuners
    • Electronics: Dual Filter'tron humbucking pickups
    • Case: Plush Lined White Tolex Hardshell Case, with Gretsch logo ribbon and tooled leather piping.