This is the 1st issue of Chet Atkins’ 6121 w/a gorgeous Natural finish over its rare early “Pine” Top, it is equipped with a pair of the earliest type D’Armond pickups, it has a rosewood fingerboard w/a set of block inlays from the 1st fret sporting the coolest Western type “Cow & Cactus” engraved inlays, its coolest feature is it has factory “Tooled” Leather side body trim that simply are Gretsches most famous trait, this iconic example of a 6121 is the most desirable version from its 1st year produced, this is pretty much the players Holy Grail as every guitar player on Earth wants to own at least one of these in their lifetime!, it has a “Steer Head” inlaid headstock & a smooth & clean 3 piece neck, it also has the ultimate “G” Brand burned into the body, its cool gold pickgard sports a “Chet Atkins” signpost, its gold open back tuners work well & its arrow pointer knobs are clean & all in place, it had a factory installed fixed arm Bigsby Vibrato but now sports a more user friendly short bodied Bigsby , its original label is still in perfect shape, this is one of the coolest original 6121’s we have had in years, she is excellent & all original, comes w/its original White Cowboy hard case.

Year Condition Color Case
1955 Excellent Orange Original Hard


The Guitar Broker
Craig Brody
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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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