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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Vintage 1957 Gretsch 6120 guitar

via this auction
"1957 Gretsch 6120, the model that Duane Eddy used to create the legendary twanging tones of Rebel Rouser, the Peter Gunn theme, Moovin' N' Groovin', and many more.

Here are the 1957 model 6120 specs:
* Single Cutaway, 16" wide, 2 7/8" thick maple body finished in Orange.
* Bound f-holes, double bound top/back, single bound rosewood fingerboard and peghead.
* Two DeArmond single coil pickups.
* Three knobs on lower bout (volume for each pickup, one tone knob), plus one master volume knob on cutaway.
* 1 pickup selector switch on upper bout.
* Compensating metal (aluminum) Bigsby bridge.
* Aluminum colored, swing arm Bigsby vibrato.
* Signpost and signature gold pickguard.
* 'Humpback' Celluloid block inlays.
* Horseshoe inlay peghead.
* Metal aluminum nut.
* 24.5" scale length.
* Gold plated parts.
* White leather case with tooled brown 1" wide trim.
* The guitar weighs 6 lbs 10 oz per fish scale."

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