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Description

With its playworn Smoke Green two-tone finish, after-market Bigsby tailpiece and roller bridge, upgraded tuning machines, and killer vibe this 1961 Gretsch 6118 Double Anniversary model is a perfect player-grade vintage Gretsch. It’s worn in all the right ways, and plays well despite some moderate-to-heavy fret wear on replaced frets.

HiLo’Tron pickups, tone-bar braced 16” hollow body, non-original bridge and base, replacement Gretsch-branded Bigsby tailpiece, and TV Jones riser ring added to the bridge pickup surround. The guitar’s original finish is heavily worn, with plenty of flaking and lacquer crazing on the body and neck, and it looks great. Original knobs, strap buttons, and pickuguard. Original wire harness but the bridge pickup has been replaced with an identical 1960 HiLo’tron that we had in stock as the original wasn’t working.

D-carve neck with 1-11/16” nutwidth and 24.5” scale.

With hardshell case

We are located in Canada. US prices are approximate. Please contact us for current US pricing.

Folkway Music

Folkway Music

1961
Gretch
Good
Smoke Green
Hard
16 Years
Folkway Music
Waterloo, ON
10:06 PM
Folkway is open from 11 AM to 6 PM Tuesday to Friday, and from 10 AM to 5 PM on Saturday.

Folkway Music accepts Visa, Mastercard, money order, bank transfer, or cash.

Folkway Music ships internationally. On applicable instruments, we'll help acquire the CITES permits that may be needed as quickly as possible. We most frequently use FedEx, but can arrange to ship with any carrier, at a customers request.

Folkway Music offers a 48 hour approval period. We will refund your payment if you are not 100% satisfied with your instrument. All shipping costs are non-refundable, however, and are the responsibility of the purchaser.