G6136T-59 Limited Edition '59 Falcon™ with Bigsby®

Model: 2401531802
Color Lake Placid Blue
Fingerboard Ebony
United States of America $3,599.99 EST. U.S. STREET

A sophisticated rendition of the original masterpiece, the G6136T-59 Limited Edition ’59 Falcon™ with Bigsby® combines period-accurate features and appointments from the golden age of electric guitars. Satisfying eyes and ears with its golden tones and gleaming looks, this rare Lake Placid Blue guitar comes alive in the player’s hands, singing with its distinctive voice at every strum.

A pair of TV Jones® Ray Butts Ful-Fidelity pickups generates powerful tone and unparalleled dynamics. A highly resonant laminated maple top with 1959-style trestle bracing and laminated maple back and sides make this instrument a veritable cannon. Add some expressive shimmer to your playing with the string-thru Bigsby B6CP vibrato tailpiece while the pinned rocking bar bridge and Graph Tech® TUSQ™ XL nut combine for impeccable tuning stability.

With its stunning looks and huge sound, the iconic G6136T-59 Limited Edition '59 Falcon with Bigsby is the crown jewel of Gretsch guitars. Includes a deluxe hardshell case.

Premium features include:

  • Limited Edition Lake Placid Blue finish with Silver Sparkle binding
  • 1959-style trestle bracing
  • Pair of TV Jones® Ray Butts Ful-Fidelity pickups
  • String-thru Bigsby® B6CP vibrato tailpiece
  • Pinned rocking bar bridge
  • Squeezebox capacitors
  • Includes hardshell case

Specs

  • Body
    Build Hollow Body
    Body Finish Gloss
    Body Shape Falcon™
    Body Material Laminated Maple
    Bracing Trestle
    Body Binding Silver Sparkle with W/B/W/B Purfling
    Body Back Laminated Maple
    Body Top Laminated Maple
    Body Depth 2.75" (7 cm)
  • Miscellaneous
    Strings Nickel Plated Steel (.011-.049 Gauges)
    Strap Buttons Gretsch® Knurled Strap Retainer Knobs
  • Neck
    Neck Material Maple
    Neck Finish Gloss Urethane
    Neck Shape Standard "U"
    Neck Binding Silver Sparkle with W/B/W Purfling
    Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm)
    Fingerboard Radius 12" (305 mm)
    Fingerboard Material Ebony
    Number of Frets 22
    Fret Size Medium Jumbo
    Nut Material Graph Tech® TUSQ® XL
    Nut Width 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
    Position Inlays Pearloid Neo-Classic™ Thumbnail
    Neck Plate None
  • Electronics
    Bridge Pickup TV Jones® Ray Butts Ful-Fidelity
    Neck Pickup TV Jones® Ray Butts Ful-Fidelity
    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, 3-Position Tone Switch
    Pickup Configuration Filter'Tron™ / Filter'Tron™
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