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1960 Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins


This guitar is in our Hall of Fame Collection and is no longer available for purchase.

For your consideration, Garrett Park Guitars presents this 1960 Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins.

The 6120 Chet Atkins model is one of the most iconic Gretsch guitars ever made. Played by the likes of Duane Eddy, Eric Clapton, Brian Setzer, Eddie Cochran and Pete Townsend the 6120 has a tone and style all its own. 1960 was one of the last few years that the 6120 featured the single cutaway body with real F holes. 

Years of Production: 1955 - 1980, 2004 - present

Body Style: Archtop Hollowbody, single cutaway

Wood Composition: 
Mahogany body, Maple top, Ebony fingerboard

Design Elements: F-holes, Bigsby tremolo tailpiece, bar bridge, PAF Filtertrons pickups, thumbprint inlays

Finished in Western Orange, with two PAF Filtertrons, Gold Hardware, Neo-Classical inlays, 2 & 1/4 inch body depth, & light Trestle bracing, This example came to us needing a neck reset and some binding repair. Our luthier Taras Andre, did a magnificent job restoring it. Work performed by our shop: Neck reset, new truss rod cover, replaced (aged) bridge, fret leveling, binding repair, and setup. This is a fantastic player now and that was our goal from the beginning to restore this into a superb player with the tone and feel that it deserved but at an affordable price.

Comes with its original white case. 

Serial Number: 39857

Condition: Excellent-Restored/Player Grade

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