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2006 Gretsch G6199 Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILABLE

2006 Gretsch G6199 Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILABLE

The original Jupiter Thunderbird was designed by and built for Bo Diddley in 1959, by a Gretch employee using Gretsch necks and hardware. Bo’s concern was that the larger electric he was using – an L-5! – was so big that it hindered his energetic performance.

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