The Gretsch 6121 Mahogany Brown has an Arched Laminated Maple Top, Mahogany Back and Sides, Mahogany Neck, Ebony Fingerboard, 2 x Filtertron Pickups, Bigsby Tremolo. Incl. Original Hard Case.
2 x professional repairs on neck heel cracks.
Crack in pickguard plus two extra screw holes.
Possible replacement bridge pickup screws.
Replacement master volume pot.
Pot codes: IRC 6157606 500K C 918.
Later Bigsby - 1960s Selmer (British made).
Bridge, knobs and strap buttons have been refinished/restored in gold.
Yee Ha! Saddle up and off to the Rodeo we go with this great looking 6121 with all the provenance and bravery of the American musical frontier. This highly desirable example has many of the motif's credited with making these guitars so highly prized such as the classic Les Paul sized solid body, 1960s Selmer Bigsby trem, headstock horseshoe inlay and pickups that deliver the story next door to Chet's signature on the scratch plate.
- Brand: Gretsch
- Model: 6121
- Colour: Mahogany Brown
- Top: Arched Laminated Maple
- Back : Mahogany
- Sides: Mahogany
- Neck: Mahogany
- Fingerboard: Ebony Fingerboard
- Fingerboard Inlays: Thumbnails
- Frets: 22
- Binding: Cream
- Pickguard: Gold w/Gretsch & Chet Atkins Logo
- Tuners: Gold, Open Gear
- Bridge: Adjustable
- Tailpiece: 1960s Selmer Bigsby
- Hardware: Gold
- Pickups: 2 x Filtertron
- No. Of Strings: 6
- Case: Original Hard Case
- Condition: Pre Owned, 1959, VG+