An Original "Thick-Body" Tennessean. This exceptionally fine and very rare (thick body version) fifty-three year old guitar with a maple body with two painted-on f-holes weighs just 6.60 lbs. Three-piece neck (maple/mahogany/maple) with a nice medium profile, rosewood fretboard. Two Gretsch Hi-Lo'Tron pickups with outputs of 2.81k and 2.87k. Gretsch 'bar' bridge on ebony base and aluminum V-cutout "Gretsch by Bigsby" vibrato tailpiece. This super-playing guitar is one of the last examples with the thicker body (2 1/4 inches deep) and without the standby switch. Housed in the original Gretsch silver gray hardshell case with purple velvet lining. The two-pickup 6119 Tennessean was first introduced in 1961 and featured "large violin-style simulated (painted-on) f-holes with no white border and two Hi-Lo 'Tron pick-ups. (00603)
Year Condition Color Case
1961 Excellent Dark Cherry Walnut Original Hard


Fretted Americana
David Brass
Calabasas, CA
3:22 PM
10:00 am to 6:00 pm

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