What Haworth Guitars say:
The Gretsch G6120T-55 Vintage Select Edition '55 Chet Atkins Guitar with Bigsby Tremolo and TV Jones pickups is a fantastic Archtop Hollowbody Guitar model by Gretsch.
At Haworth Guitars we love this Gretsch G6120T 55 Chet Atkins Guitar's Single-cut archtop hollowbody, comfortable U-shaped maple neck, Gotoh locking machine heads, Bigsby tremolo and the crisp-sounding TV Jones T-Armond single-coil pickups.
What Gretsch has to say:
Co-designed with the guitarist’s guitarist, Chet Atkins, the venerable 6120 is one of the most widely heard Gretsch instruments. The G6120T-55 Vintage Select Edition '55 Chet Atkins® Hollow Body with Bigsby® stays true to the original design and astounding classic aesthetics.
A veritable tonal multi-tool, this hollow body has an easy-playing, comfortable feel and rings out proudly with That Great Gretsch Sound!™ A pair of TV Jones® T-Armond single-coil pickups creates a multi-dimensional tone with plenty of articulate detail.
Traditional Gretsch controls allow you to blend and shape the pickups’ sounds, creating countless tonal variations. Add the new Gretsch “Squeezebox” paper-in-oil capacitors and you get an incredibly smooth taper and silky vintage high end.
The standard “U”-shaped maple neck bears a 12”-radius ebony fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets for a memorable playing experience that works with any fret-hand style.
A pinned aluminium compensated bridge works with the Bigsby B6GBVF vibrato tailpiece for stable tuning while the vintage-style polished aluminium nut delivers signature snappy twang.
Designed for pure tone and slick, comfortable playing feel, this guitar features the classic appointments Gretsch fans desire—gold “G Arrow” control knobs, aged white binding with black purfling, durable gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish, aged pearloid block inlays with classic Western motif, gold vintage thick Plexi pickguard with Gretsch logo and gold Grover® Sta-tite™ tuning machines.
A resurrected blast from the past with elegantly refined style and sound, the G6120T-55 Vintage Select Edition '55 Chet Atkins® Hollow Body with Bigsby® is sure to satisfy any devotee of Gretsch’s golden era.
Model Number 2401357822
Series Gretsch® Professional Collection Family Nashville® / G6120
Color Western Orange Stain Lacquer
Number of Strings 6
Build Hollow Body
Cutaway Single Cutaway
Body Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Shape Nashville® / G6120
Body Material Laminated Flamed Maple
Bracing Parallel Tone Bars
Body Binding Aged White with B/I Purfling
Body Back Laminated Maple
Body Top Laminated Flame Maple
Body Depth 2.75" (70 mm)
Neck Material Maple
Neck Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Shape Standard "U"
Neck Binding Aged White
Scale Length 24.6" (625 mm)
Fingerboard Radius 12" (305 mm)
Fingerboard Material Rosewood
Number of Frets 22
Fret Size Medium Jumbo
Nut Width 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
Position Inlays Aged Pearloid Blocks
Headstock Early '50s Gretsch
Neck Plate NA Bridge Pickup TV Jones® T-Armond Neck Pickup TV Jones® T-Armond Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone
Pickup Switching 3-Position Toggle:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup,
Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups,
Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration Dynasonic™ / Dynasonic™ Bridge Compensated Aluminum with Pinned Rosewood Base
Tuning Machines Grover® V98 Sta-Tite™ Open-Back
Pickguard Gold Plexi with Black Gretsch Logo
Control Knobs Arrow
Strings NPS, .011-.049 Gauges
Included Accessories Included: 099-6411-000 G6241 16" Deluxe Hollow Body Hardshell Case, Black