Gretsch G6122T-62GE Golden Era Edition 1962 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Bigsby (SN:JT16010335)


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You are looking at a Gretsch G6122T-62GE Golden Era Edition 1962 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Bigsby, serial number JT16010335. This is the actual guitar you will receive should you decide to purchase. (8 lbs, 5.9 oz.)

The Gretsch Country Gentleman from 1962 is a true rock 'n' roll icon, having been made famous by the legendary George Harrison of the Beatles during the earliest days of the British Invasion. Today, Gretsch is proud to introduce the G6122T-G2GE Golden Era Edition 1962 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman, which faithfully captures the authentic tone, feel, vibe, and style of the versatile Golden Era Country Gentleman from Gretsch.

Made from laminated maple top, back, and sides, the sealed Country Gentleman body features parallel tone bar bracing for that unmistakable sound while simulated F-holes, a Walnut Stain finish, and aged white binding caters to the classic aesthetic. Not only does the sealed body construction deliver that timeless sound, but it also helps combat the notorious unwanted feedback that tends to occur when amplifying hollow body instruments. The comfortable 24.6"-scale Standard "U" maple neck is topped with a 12"-radius ebony 'board that features 22 vintage-style frets and zero-fret for unbelievable playability. Aged white fingerboard binding paired with Gretsch's signature aged pearloid thumbnail inlays enhance the old-school vibe of this striking re-creation.

The G6122T-62GE Golden Era Edition 1962 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman comes fitted with a pair of versatile TV Jones Classic pickups that faithfully reproduce all the sought-after vintage growl and classic twang of those late '50s/early '60s vintage Filter'Tron pickups. The pickups are wired through a traditional Gretsch control compliment, which includes independent volume controls for each pickup, a master volume control, and a  3-way tone switch for outstanding sonic flexibility. The Grestch "Squeezebox" paper-in-oil capacitors deliver smooth vintage trebles.

The bone nut works in tandem with the pinned "rocking" bar bridge and Bigsby B6GVT vibrato tailpiece to offer exceptional tuning stability and performance. Other legendary appointments include dual foam string mutes with red felt surroundings, a standby switch, gold "G-Arrow" control knobs, gold Grover Imperial tuning machines, and a gold vintage thick plexi pickguard that bears the Gretsch logo. Comes complete with a hardshell case.

Get your Gretsch G6122T-62GE Golden Era Edition 1962 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Bigsby Walnut Stain from Sam Ash Direct today. With over nine decades of experience in the music retail business, Sam Ash is dedicated to helping every player and collector find the distinctive instrument that they've been longing for. And remember, your purchase is protected by the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Hollow Body Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case


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Number Of Frets 22 (Plus Zero Fret)
Scale Length 24.6"
Nut Width 1.6875"
Neck Shape Standard "U"
Fingerboard Radius 12"
Body Style Double Cutaway
Neck Wood Maple
Fingerboard Ebony
Body Wood Laminated Maple
Top Laminated Maple
Pickup Configuration H-H
Bridge Pickup TV Jones® Classic
Neck Pickup TV Jones® Classic
Bridge Type Rocking Bar with Bigsby B6GVT Vibrato Tailpiece
Tuning Machines Grover Imperial
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Weight 8 lbs, 5.9 oz.
Series Gretsch® Professional Collection
Model G6122T-62GE 1962 Chet Atkins® Country Gentleman® with Bigsby®, TV Jones®, Walnut Stain
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.