G6196T-59 Vintage Select Edition '59 Country Club™ Hollow Body with Bigsby®, TV Jones®, Cadillac Green Lacquer

SKU #2401106846
$4,549.00


Model Number 2401106846
Series Gretsch® Professional Collection
Family Country Club™
Color Cadillac Green Lacquer
Number of Strings 6
Orientation Right-Hand
Build Hollow Body
Cutaway Single Cutaway
Body Finish Gloss Lacquer
Body Shape Country Club™
Body Material Laminated Maple
Bracing 1959 Style Trestle
Body Binding Aged White with B/I Purfling
Body Back Laminated Maple
Body Top Laminated Maple
Body Depth 2.75" (70 mm)
Neck Material Maple
Neck Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Shape Standard "U"
Neck Binding Aged White
Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius 12" (305 mm)
Fingerboard Material Ebony
Number of Frets 22
Fret Size Medium Jumbo
Nut Width 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
Position Inlays Mother-of-Pearl Neo-Classic™ "Thumbnail"
Headstock Late '50s Gretsch
Neck Plate NA
Bridge Pickup TV Jones® Classic
Neck Pickup TV Jones® Filter'Tron™ Classic
Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume
Pickup Switching 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration Filter'Tron™ / Filter'Tron™
Bridge Space Control™ with Pinned Ebony Base
Hardware Finish Gold
Tailpiece Bigsby® B6G Vibrato Tailpiece with Gretsch® Logo
Tuning Machines Grover® Imperial™ Die-Cast
Pickguard Gold Plexi with Gold Gretsch Logo
Control Knobs G-Arrow
Strings NPS, .011-.049 Gauges
Included Accessories Included: 099-6411-000 G6241 16" Deluxe Hollow Body Hardshell Case, Black

Honoring one of the first “custom color” guitars created by Gretsch, the G6196T-59 Vintage Select Edition '59 Country Club™ Hollow Body with Bigsby® is a rich-sounding instrument that’s waiting to be turned loose on your music. Its huge, sonorous voice and elegant looks are an ideal match for any player who wants to stand out from the crowd. Simply put, this guitar is the perfect companion onstage or in the studio, cranking out everything from sensitive ballads to raucous rock.

A pair of highly dynamic TV Jones® Classic pickups reacts to your pick hand with vibrant tone. Traditional Gretsch controls, including individual pickup volume controls, master volume and a three-way tone switch, allow you to blend the pickups, personalizing your sound with countless tonal variations. Add the new Gretsch “Squeezebox” paper-in-oil capacitors and you get incredibly silky vintage high end. The standard “U”-shaped maple neck bears a 12”-radius ebony fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets for a memorable playing experience that works with any style. 1959-style trestle bracing connects the top and back of this guitar for distinctive warm, balanced tone while minimizing feedback. A pinned Space Control bridge allows for adjustable string spacing to fit any playing style and reacts in concert with the Bigsby B6GVT vibrato tailpiece for stable tuning and accurate intonation while the genuine bone nut lets the strings slide freely without binding in the slots.

Designed for pure tone and top-notch playing feel, this guitar features the classic appointments longtime Gretsch fans desire—gold G-arrow control knobs, aged white binding with black purfling, Cadillac Green metallic lacquer finish, mother-of-pearl thumbnail inlays, gold vintage thick plexi pickguard with Gretsch logo and gold Grover® Imperial™ tuning machines. A resurrected blast from the past with elegantly refined style and sound, the G6196T-59 Vintage Select Edition '59 Country Club™ Hollow Body with Bigsby® is sure to satisfy any fan of The Great Gretsch Sound!™

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