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SOLD!!! 2014 Gretsch 6122-1962 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman Thinline Archtop

It’s no secret around here that I’m a fan of Gretsch guitars, and the 6122-1962 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman is a great illustration of why that is.

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1962 Gretsch Chet Atkins 6120 Double Cutaway Thinline Archtop SOLD

1962 Gretsch Chet Atkins 6120 Double Cutaway Thinline Archtop  SOLD

For 1962 the Gretsch Chet Atkins 6120 had a dramatic makeover. In particular, the new, thinner and double cutaway, sealed top ‘Electrotone’ body replaced the classic fully hollow single-cutaway.

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1992 Gibson Chet Atkins SST Solidbody Acoustic (consignment) SOLD

1992 Gibson Chet Atkins SST Solidbody Acoustic (consignment)  SOLD

In addition to being a great player, Chet Atkins came up with many great ideas to push the guitar forward. During his association with Gibson, two novel instruments appeared: the Gibson Chet Akins CE Classical Electric, and the Gibson Chet Atkins SST solidbody acoustic.

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1990 Gibson Chet Atkins CE Solidbody Classical (consignment) No Longer Available

1990 Gibson Chet Atkins CE Solidbody Classical (consignment) No Longer Available

We don’t see these very often, but here’s a fine example of a very influential guitar – a 1990 Gibson Chet Atkins CE Solidbody Classical. The late, great and greatly lamented Chet Atkins was responsible for not only great music, but a number of musical innovations. Given his many performances over decades, under a very wide range of conditions, it’s not surprising that he often sought out ways to control or prevent feedback at stage volumes.

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

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

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.

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Gretsch G6122 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman 1967 (consignment) SOLD

Gretsch G6122 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman 1967 (consignment)  SOLD

And now, Live at The Twelfth Fret, and coming all the way from 1967, the Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman!

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