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Gretsch 6119 Chet Atkins Tennessean 1967 (consignment) No Longer Availble

October 11, 2012
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Comments The Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean, model 6119, was built from 1958 to 1980 as a lower-cost alternative to the Country Gentleman. and while it has always been a single cutaway guitar, in 1961 it thinned down about half an inch to its present profile. This 1967 example is in quite good condition and plays nicely as is. The body is sealed, with the F-holes painted on to reduce feedback. Overall a very cool guitar!
Serial Number 67868, built in 1967
Pricing $2699 CAD with original case.
Neck Maple neck with bound rosewood fingerboard, neo-classic position markers. Black headplate with CHET ATKINS TENNESSEAN MODEL plaque and inlaid Gretsch logo.
Frets Original frets with some wear. This guitar is equipped with a zero fret.
Body Maple laminate body in good shape, bound top. Faux F-holes (they are painted on, the body is sealed to reduce feedback).
Finish Original Walnut stain nitrocellulose lacquer finish in very good condition.
Hardware/electronics Original hardware; V-cut Bigsby, Van Ghent tuners, bone nut, Hi-Lo ‘Tron pickups, master volume and individual volumes; pickup selector, tone and standby switches. Rocking bar bridge. Chet Atkins signature grey plexi pickguard.
Playability/Action Plays reasonably but could use a setup.
Case Original case in very good condition included.

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