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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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1999 Gretsch G6122-62 Country Classic II (consignment) No Longer Available

1999 Gretsch G6122-62 Country Classic II (consignment) No Longer Available

From the 1950’s, The Gretsch company had a long association with Chet Atkins, and a number of models bore his name and the ‘Country Gentleman’ label. Later, the artist endorsement moved to Gibson, and Gretsch no longer had the rights to either the name or the label.

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