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1961 Gretsch 6119 Tennessean

$2,995.00
Manufacturer
1961 Gretsch
Model
6119 Tennessean
Condition
Excellent
Description

This super-rare early production model 6119 Tennessean. Its got an original see-thru Burgandy finish that has faded to a pretty Mahogany. Its got a Bound Top on a maple body with a pair of Black painted-on f-holes (with no painted white borders). Its got a 2 piece maple neck with a nut width of 1 1/16″, It got the earliest type bound rosewood fretboard with 21 original frets w/neo-classic inlaid pearloid thumbprint (half-moon) position markers. Its Black-finished headstock is inlaid w/a pearl Gretsch “T-roof” logo. Its Serial # is impressed into the top edge of the headstock. Its got 6 Individual open back tuners with butterbean metal buttons. Its got Two Gretsch Hi-Lo’Tron (humbucker) pickups with silver plastic surrounds. Its Silver-gray Lucite pickguard with Gretsch sign post logo w/no Chet model name on it yet is clean other than 1 small crack by the top screw. Its Chrome “Arrow-through-G” knobs are shiny clean too. Its got a Gretsch “bar” bridge on an ebony base and an aluminum V-cutout Bigsby vibrato tailpiece. Other than its heel cap in need of replacing, this 1st year early “Beatles” guitar made famous by George Harrison is in excellent all original condition. Its a wonderful example & comes w/a nice newer hard case.

1961 Gretsch 6119 Tennessean

$2,995.00

Description

This super-rare early production model 6119 Tennessean. Its got an original see-thru Burgandy finish that has faded to a pretty Mahogany. Its got a Bound Top on a maple body with a pair of Black painted-on f-holes (with no painted white borders). Its got a 2 piece maple neck with a nut width of 1 1/16″, It got the earliest type bound rosewood fretboard with 21 original frets w/neo-classic inlaid pearloid thumbprint (half-moon) position markers. Its Black-finished headstock is inlaid w/a pearl Gretsch “T-roof” logo. Its Serial # is impressed into the top edge of the headstock. Its got 6 Individual open back tuners with butterbean metal buttons. Its got Two Gretsch Hi-Lo’Tron (humbucker) pickups with silver plastic surrounds. Its Silver-gray Lucite pickguard with Gretsch sign post logo w/no Chet model name on it yet is clean other than 1 small crack by the top screw. Its Chrome “Arrow-through-G” knobs are shiny clean too. Its got a Gretsch “bar” bridge on an ebony base and an aluminum V-cutout Bigsby vibrato tailpiece. Other than its heel cap in need of replacing, this 1st year early “Beatles” guitar made famous by George Harrison is in excellent all original condition. Its a wonderful example & comes w/a nice newer hard case.

Additional information

Make

1961 Gretsch

Model

6119 Tennessean

Condition

Excellent