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Vintage guitars for sale: Gretsch

Gretsch produced various musical instruments in New York, USA, from the early twentieth century, with guitars added to the line in the 1930s. It was most famous for it's hollow-body electric acoustics, being favoured by the rock and roll artists of the 1950s and the beat groups of the 1960s. In 1970, production was moved to Booneville, Arkansas.

Users include Chet Atkins, George Harrison, Bo Diddley, Steve Marriot and Peter Tork.

Models to look out for: White Falcon, Country Gentleman, Nashville, Tennessean, Duo Jet, Corvette

GRETSCH ELECTROMATIC. 1950's
APPLETON, WISCONSIN, 54911, USA
$1299.00

VINTAGE 1950'S GRETSCH ELECTROMATIC PROBABLY FIRST YEAR HAS EARLY FINISH. I WAS TOLD IT HAS TRESSEL BRACING. CHECK OUT THE KNOBS, WOW. THIS IS THE DOUBLE PICKUP MODEL. THE ORIGINAL DYNASONIC PICKUPS SOUND AMAZING TO SAY THE LEAST. THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM IS ORIGINAL. THE NECK IS STRAIGHT. IT PLAYS PERFECTLY. THE GUITAR HAS HAD REPAIRS BUT I DO NOT CARE THERE IS NOTHING FOR THE PRICE THAT SOUNDS AS GOOD AS THIS. THE ONLY THING THAT HAS BEEN CHANGED IS THE TUNERS. THE GUITAR HAS HAD A NECK HEEL ... more


Vintage Ventura / Gretsch Style Electric Project Guitar -----------------> Cool!
MUNSTER, INDIANA, 46321, USA
$175.00

Vintage Ventura / Gretsch Style Electric Project Guitar. Solid guitar. What you see is what you get. Nice project for the right hands. Shipping is $35 to the continental US; all others use eBay's Global Shipping Program.... more

1978 Gretsch 7680 Atkins Super Axe Orange with Case
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 60641, USA
$1650.00

GRETSCH CHET ATKINS SUPER AXE 7680. Excellent Condition. On Board Phaser and Compression. The last model Chet Atkins designed for Gretsch. I have owned this guitar since 1984. Available for Local Pick Up In Chicago. Delivery in the Chicago area is also possible. Shipping would be expensive and risk the guitar to damage. cherry finish, double bound large maple body, maple neck, bound ebony fretboard, zero fret, square inlays, 22 frets, 2 humbucking pickups, master volume, phaser and compressor ... more

Gretsch super axe (Chet Atkins)1978,
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO, 44507, USA
$1900.00

Gretsch super axe orange and redish 1978 ( Chet atkins ) MODEL with onbourd phaser and compressor works good requires 9v battery, the guitar is in excellent condition for the age , little belt rash on back not noticable, some fret ware 1st fret to 4th fret still plenty of fret left, comes with origanal hard case the case is worn but still solid the handle is broken and two latches are missing the case is solid, grover tunners, Over all great playing guitar.... more

1954 Gretsch 6129 Silver Jet carcass
SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA, 94085, USA
$1500.00

see above. no case- will be sent in box within box... more

GRETSCH DOUBLE ANNIVERSARY 1961 MINT
APPLETON, WISCONSIN, 54914, USA
$1400.00

VINTAGE 1961 GRETSCH DOUBLE ANNIVERSARY SERIAL NUMBER 41075. THIS IS ONE FANTASTIC PLAYING GUITAR. IT IS IN AMAZING SHAPE AND LOOKS ALMOST PERFECT. BUT IT IS NOT, IT IS ALMOST 60 OR SO. IT IS ALL ORIGINAL WITH THE ORIGINAL CASE. ON THE BACK OF THE HEADSTOCK THERE IS SOME WEATHER CHECKING GOING ON BUT IS NOT A REPAIR IT IS NOT A CRACK. THE LAQUER JUST CRAZED THAT WAY. THE GUITAR PLAYS AND SOUNDS FANTASTIC , ALL THE ELECTRONICS WORK LIKE THEY SHOULD. IT IS A GREAT GUITAR FOR THE PRICE. THANKS FOR ... more


Gretsch 6050 New Yorker Archtop Guitar Circa 1954 - Brooklyn, NY
MOUNT PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA, 29464, USA
$425.00

Gretsch New Yorker 6050 Archtop Guitar made in Brooklyn in 1954 The serial # is 11### making it a 1954 model year. Plays and sounds good. The guitar is pretty clean (see pics & ask for others if needed). Back has few finish dings. Nice Gretsch engraved tailpiece. Pickguard missing. Very clean original tuners. Comes with recent Hard Shell Case. Note that the binding has lifted slightly near the neck joint (picture). The joint appears solid. Thanks for looking and best of luck!... more

1965 Gretsch Corvette. Great Condition!
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, 90026, USA
$800.00

Here we have a 1965 Gretsch corvette in great condition. This is the model with the killer offset 4 / 2 headstock! Always felt like these guitars were Gretsch’s answer to the gibson sg. The hilotron pickup sounds absolutely incredible. Screaming. Guitar has lots of finish checking (mostly horizontal) but is otherwise in great condition and the headstock and front and back of neck are in near mint condition. Only selling this because I have way too many guitars at this point. Sold as is thanks ... more

1955 Gretsch Streamliner 6189 Jaguar Tan Vintage Electric Guitar w / Case
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, USA
$2299.99

Up for sale, a 1955 Gretsch Streamliner 6189 in excellent condition and in perfect working order. A golden-age Gretsch model only produced from 1955-58, this first year Streamliner features one of Gretsch's most popular and rare custom colors, Jaguar Tan. A very dark and complex bronze, the original Jaguar Tan seen here is a notably different color than the beige version offered on newer Gretsch reissues. This Gretsch is studio and stage-ready, with a fresh refret with vintage-style fretwire as ... more

1957 Gretsch Streamliner 6189 Bamboo Yellow Vintage Electric Guitar w / ohc
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, USA
$2399.99

Up for sale, a 1957 Gretsch Streamliner 6189 in exceptional condition and in perfect working order. A golden-age Gretsch model only produced from 1955-58, this Streamliner features one of Gretsch's most popular and rare custom color combinations, with a Bamboo Yellow top and Copper Mist back, sides, and neck. This Gretsch is studio and stage-ready, with a fresh refret with vintage-style fretwire and a hand-carved bone nut. Essentially a single pickup 6120, the 6189 features identical ... more

Gretsch 6120 Nashville DOUBLE NECK - Ultra Rare - 6 / 12 With Bigsby - FREE SHIP
MARINA DEL REY, CALIFORNIA, 90292, USA
$2750.00

ULTRA RARE GRETSCH 6120 NASHVILLE 6 / 12 DOUBLE NECK For The Person Who Thinks He or She Already Has Everything You Didn't Know they Existed Did You? With Case - Upgraded with Genuine TV Jones Pickups(original pickups included) Very Few EVER Made FREE SHIPPING Not Only Does She Look Like A Million DollarsShe Plays Like A Dream And Sounds Like God The 12 String Is the Best Sounding Electric 12 String We've Ever Heard and the 6 String Is Pure Gretsch Nashville The pickups were installed, new ... more

1954 Gretsch Streamliner Model 6190 Vintage Guitar DeArmond Dynasonic w / Case
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, USA
$1499.99

Up for sale, a 1954 Gretsch Electromatic Streamliner model 6190, fully restored and ready to be played. This golden era Gretsch guitar features a single DeArmond Dynasonic single coil pickup, delivering a tone that is bold and robust with great articulation and surprising power. Acoustically, this fully hollow archtop has a big, barky acoustic tone with a sweet, chiming quality which translates well through the pickup. Professionally setup here at Mike & Mike's Guitar Bar, this Gretsch has been ... more

Vintage Gretsch Super Chet Archtop in Rare Sunburst - 1st year - name on guard
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, 80908, USA
$3200.00

We present to you what is perhaps one of the best sounding, coolest guitars ever made! An amazing 1972 Gretsch Chet Atkins Super Chet! It is from the first year run too as indicated by (1) the original Filtertons, (2) Chet Atkins name on the guard and in rare sun burst finish! Also comes with original case that is in great shape with no issues! In general, I would say that the instrument has very minor and less than average wear. Please ask any specific questions!And it is also rare to see all ... more

1954 Gretsch Country Club 6193 Vintage Archtop Electric Guitar w / Tweed Case
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, USA
$5999.99

Up for sale, a 1954 Gretsch Country Club 6193 in excellent condition and in perfect working order. A premier Gretsch model finished in original blonde nitro lacquer over lightly figured flame maple, this guitar boasts a full 17" lower bout, 25 1 / 2" scale, and an array of golden-era Gretsch features including hump block fretboard inlays, gold hardware, Melita bridge, G tailpiece, arrow knobs, and original DeArmond Dynasonic pickups. Acoustically the guitar has plenty of note attack and snap, ... more

Gretsch 6124 "Single" Anniversary 1958
NEW PALTZ, NEW YORK, 12561, USA
$1958.00

Offered for sale; Used 1958 Gretsch 6124 "Single" Anniversary serial number 29177. This guitar is in good condition, the pickup bezel and volume pot have been replaced, Imperial Guitar performed a neck reset and refret. The wooden truss rod cover is non-original and the binding is in very good condition for a Gretsch of this age. To be specific the back binding is 99% fine. There is about 63" of top binding. A total of 6" shows some cracking and discoloration. Another 6" shows minor cracking but... more

1953 Gretsch Country Club 6192 Electro II Synchromatic Vintage Archtop Guitar
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, USA
$4499.99

Up for sale, a 1953 Gretsch Synchromatic Electro II 6192 "Country Club" in excellent condition and in perfect working order. A top of the line Gretsch model and an extremely early example, the Electro II features a spruce top, which was only used on this model prior to 1954, along with figured maple back and sides and a full 17" lower bout. Rechristented the Country Club in '54, the Electro II was a direct competitor to Gibson's L-5CES and a worthy adversary. Notably expressive acoustically, ... more

1969 Gretsch Corvette 6135 Vintage Electric Guitar
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS, 72903, USA
$895.00

1969 Gretsch Corvette 6135 Vintage Electric Guitar Plays and sounds awesome!! Shows signs of aging and wear with a few dings and scratches and a few paint chips. One tuner button was changed out. It appears that the pickguard was replaced. The pots seem original. Switch looks newer. Pickups look correct. Comes with the faux alligator case. Please see all the photos and click on them to make them bigger.... more

1965 Gretsch ASTRO-JET model 2126 w / original strap, polish cloth, and manual!!!
CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS, 62901, USA
$2790.00

Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers Olivia's Vintage would like to present this 1965 Gretsch model 2126 Astro-Jet in its original finish. It has a great playing neck with good frets. It's all original with the exception of the nut, and is 100% complete including its original hardshell case, original Gretsch strap, Gretsch polish cloth, and original operational manual. It's in EXCELLENT condition with only some nicks dings, and other very minor cosmetic wear. Everything remains structurally sound ... more

1956 Gretsch Country Club 6192 Vintage Archtop Electric Guitar w / Tweed Case
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, USA
$5399.99

Up for sale, a 1956 Gretsch Country Club 6192 in exceptional condition and in perfect working order. A premier Gretsch model with a full 17" lower bout, 25 1 / 2" scale, and an array of golden-era Gretsch features including hump block fretboard inlays, gold hardware, Melita bridge, G tailpiece, arrow knobs, and original DeArmond Dynasonic pickups. The all maple body features light ripples of flame figuring across the entire back and sides, with lighter figuring on the top. Acoustically the ... more

original 1961 Gretsch Chet Atkins 6120
CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS, 62901, USA
$7190.00

Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers Olivia's Vintage would like to present this original 1961 Gretsch Chet Atkins 6120 in its original finish. It has a great playing neck with worn, but good frets having some minor fret buzz past the 12th fret on the bass side. It's all original with the exception of the jackplate which was added to better secure a damaged area around the jack's hole. It's also 100% complete including its original hardshell case. There is also a 1 1 / 2" secured crack on the lower ... more


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