1958 Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Hol­low Body

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1. SE­RIAL NUM­BER

Five-digit num­ber (usu­ally in the 27000 to 30000 range) ink-stamped onto la­bel lo­cated on in­side back

2. HEAD­STOCK

Sin­gle white bind­ing; T-roof Gretsch logo; horseshoe in­lay

3. BODY

Hol­low­body arch­top; 16 inches wide x 2 7/8 inches deep; lam­i­nated maple; rounded sin­gle-cut­away, two dou­ble-bound (b/w) f-holes; dou­ble-bound (b/w) top and back; ‘am­ber red’ fin­ish

4. PICK­UPS

Two Fil­ter’Tron hum­buck­ers; circa 4kohms DC re­sis­tance; three-way se­lec­tor switch; in­de­pen­dent vol­ume pots (lower tre­ble bout); master vol­ume pot (up­per tre­ble bout); three-way master tone pre­set switch

5. HARD­WARE

Three-a-side Waverly tuners; ½-inch di­am­e­ter ad­justable metal bar bridge; Bigsby vi­brato; three ar­row-through ‘G’ knobs; plain pickup cov­ers; two three-way se­lec­tor switches; side-mounted jack socket

6. PLAS­TICS

Black and white lam­i­nated truss rod cover; sign­post and sig­na­ture pick­guard with T-roof Gretsch logo; smooth pickup sur­rounds

7. NECK

Glued-in maple neck; 24 ¾-inch scale length; 22-fret bound ebony fin­ger­board with ‘thumbprint’ in­lays; ‘am­ber red’ fin­ish

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