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❌SOLD❌ Gretsch G6128 Duo Jet With Bigsby Black, 2016

❌SOLD❌ Gretsch G6128 Duo Jet With Bigsby Black, 2016

Here’s a very clean, all original 2016 Gretsch G6128 Duo Jet in Black, with vintage-style Bigsby B3 V-cut tailpiece and Space Control bridge. This model uses the 1959 style electronics layout with two Filter ‘Trons – apparently not by TV Jones as there is no T designation – pickup selector, tone selector, plus individual and master Volume controls.

Used
Price: $2,500.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gretsch G6128T-59 Vintage Select ’59 Duo Jet Black, 2021

❌SOLD❌  Gretsch G6128T-59 Vintage Select ’59 Duo Jet Black, 2021

This Gretsch G6128T-59 Vintage Select ’59 Duo Jet is about as near-mint as it gets, while still technically being a used example. ’59 Duo Jet is about as near-mint as it gets, while still technically being a used example. With its construction dating to March of 2021 and built by Terada at Nagoya, Japan, this has had so little use that the protective paper liner is still underneath the Ebony base for the Space Control bridge.

Used
Price: $2,900.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Ibanez Musician MC500 Solidbody Dark Stain, 1979

❌SOLD❌  Ibanez Musician MC500 Solidbody Dark Stain, 1979

The Ibanez Musician MC500 appeared as Ibanez hit its stride and moved away from straight copies of US models, and was built from late 1977 as a 1978 model to 1980. The Musician series used a multi-piece, neck-through design and active electronics, all quite possibly influenced by the Alembic instruments of the day. Overall, the goal was to provide maximum sustain, stability and tonal versatility in a professional grade package. 

Vintage
Price: $2,000.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gretsch Tennessee Rose G6119FT Thin Body Archtop Walnut, 2006

❌SOLD❌  Gretsch Tennessee Rose G6119FT Thin Body Archtop Walnut, 2006

Based on the 1962 Chet Atkins Tennessean, the Gretsch Tennessee Rose G6119 was introduced in 1995, but wasn’t a ‘Chet Atkins’ model until 2007 when Gretsch re-acquired rights to the Atkins name. Consequently, the pickguard on this example has only the words ‘Tennessee Rose’ and the Gretsch logo. The 6119 Tennessean appeared in 1958 as a full size, single pickup archtop. In 1962, it was drastically revised with a new, thin body using the sealed ‘ElectroTone’ concept for feedback resistance. This design has faux F-holes, either painted or decals. It bore a pair of either Filter ‘Tron or HiLo ‘Tron pickups and the model was discontinued in 1980. Gretsch, then owned by Baldwin, folded in 1983 with Baldwin’s bankruptcy.

Used
Price: $2,200.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Gretsch Tennessee Rose G6119T Thinline Archtop Walnut, 2006

❌SOLD❌ Gretsch Tennessee Rose G6119T Thinline Archtop Walnut, 2006

Here, we have a Gretsch Tennessee Rose G6119T model with a pair of Filter ‘Trons, built at the Japan Terada plant in Nagoya during 2006. It’s in great condition, with light wear and one small ding in the headstock. The pickup covers and rocking bar bridge are showing some light oxidization, which make the guitar look vintage. It’s built with the laminate maple, arched top, sealed ElectroTone body.

Used
Price: $1,650.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Ibanez Iceman IC-50 BK Solidbody Electric Black, 1981

❌SOLD❌ Ibanez Iceman IC-50 BK Solidbody Electric Black, 1981

This Ibanez Iceman IC-50 BK built during June 1981 at the Terada plant in Nagoya pairs a distinctively shaped laminated Mahogany body and a 3-ply Birch bolt on neck with Rosewood fingerboard. As a fairly stripped down, straight ahead rock machine, the IC50 uses a pair of Super 70 coverless pickups with individual volume and master tone control, pickup selector, and top mounted output jack.

Vintage
Price: $800.00 CAD

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