What Haworth Guitars say:
The Gretsch G9555 New Yorker Archtop Guitar with a pickup in semi-gloss is an awesome hollow-body archtop guitar model by Gretsch.
At Haworth Guitars we love this Gretsch G9555 New Yorker Guitar's comfortable Grand Auditorium body shape, warm-sounding solid spruce top with maple back and sides, comfortable V mahogany neck, Grover Sta-tite machine heads and the smooth-sounding Custom Wound single-coil Vintage Style neck pickup.
What Gretsch has to say:
The classic 1950s Gretsch® New Yorker™ archtop guitar returns! From casual playing to pro performance, this grand auditorium-size archtop will be your new favourite for its excellent tone, effortless playing action and handsome good looks.
Features include an arched solid spruce top, laminated maple sides and arched back, custom wound vintage-style single-coil pickup with a rubberized magnet, vintage-style "V"-shaped mahogany neck profile, padauk fingerboard, 25" scale, compensated ebony bridge with a trapeze tailpiece and nickel hardware.
Model Number 2704055537
Series Gretsch® Roots Collection
Colour Antique Burst
Number of Strings 6
Build Acoustic Guitars
Body Finish Semi-Gloss Vintage Sunburst
Body Shape Roots Guitar
Body Material Laminated Maple
Bracing Parallel Tone Bars
Body Back Laminated Maple
Body Sides Laminated Maple
Body Top Arched Solid Spruce
Neck Material Mahogany
Neck Finish Semi-Gloss Vintage Sunburst
Neck Shape Vintage "V"
Scale Length 25" (635 mm)
Fingerboard Radius 9.45" (240 mm)
Fingerboard Material Padauk
Number of Frets 19 (14 to body)
Nut Width 1.75" (44.45 mm)
Position Inlays Dot
Controls Master Volume Bridge Ebony
Tuning Machines Grover® Sta-Tite™ Geared
Pickguard 1-Ply Tortoiseshell
Strings D'Addario® EHR350 Half Rounds, "Jazz Light" (.012-.052 Gauges)
Included Accessories Optional: 099-6458-000 Gig Bag; 099-6501-000 Hardshell Case