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Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - "Try this Fast Easy-Playing Guitar" Says Chet Atkins

Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - "Try this Fast Easy-Playing Guitar" Says Chet Atkins (1955)
An early advertisement for the Chet Atkins 6120 Hollow Body guitar. This model debuted the previous year, and was built to Chet Atkins specifications. It was joined by a Solid Body version, 6121, a...
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Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - The Sound of Superiority

Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - The Sound of Superiority (1962)
This advertisement shows a broad selection of Gretsch's early 1960s guitar offering, though interestingly, by the time this advert was placed many of these guitars had been redesigned as double cut...
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Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - Theres only one thing as comfortable as the back of this guitar

Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - Theres only one thing as comfortable as the back of this guitar (1963)
Early sixties Gretsch adverts were often for Gretsch features in general: in this case the back pad that appeared in a lot of Gretsch guitars that offered extra comfort for the player, and protecte...
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Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - Don

Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - Don't mess up the mix (1963)
A simple feature on many Gretsch guitars, but often ignored by other manufacturers was a simple on/off switch for a guitar - allowing the guitarist to carefully set volumes and leave them in posit...
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Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - Chet Atkins: the "Personal Touch" built in...

Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - Chet Atkins: the "Personal Touch" built in... (1963)
An early 1960s advertisement for three new Gretsch Chet Atkins guitar models, all designed with input from Chet Atkins: the Country Gentleman, Hollow body and Tennessean. These guitars were hugely ...
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Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - Chet Atkins Says: Look at it My Way and You

Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - Chet Atkins Says: Look at it My Way and You'll Play a Gretch Too! (1964)
Gretsch advertisement for the Chet Atkins series of hollow body guitars: Country Gentleman, Hollow Body and Tennessean. The advert, as was so often the case between 1963 and 1966, highlights three ...
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Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - "Gretsch", Says Chet, "Is Where The Authentic Sound Is."

Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - "Gretsch", Says Chet, "Is Where The Authentic Sound Is." (1966)
Advert for three Gretsch Chet Atkins models, the 6119 Chet Atkins Tennessean, 6120 Chet Atkins Hollowbody (after 1967, known as the Nashville) and the 6122 Chet Atkins Country Gentlemen
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Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - When you call a guitar a name it better be good

Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - When you call a guitar a name it better be good (1969)
The Chet Atkins endorsed Gretsch models, The Country Gentleman, Nashville, and Tennessean
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Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - Give Your Sound the Professional Edge

Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody / Nashville 6120 - Give Your Sound the Professional Edge (1972)
1972 Gretsch advertisement for three Gretsch semi-acoustic electric guitars: the Country Gentleman, Nashville and Tennesean

When you're serious about your Sound,you treat it right. And yo...
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Gretsch Nashville for sale

2004 Gretsch Chet Atkins 6122-1959 Nashville Classic / Country Gentleman

BUFORD, GEORGIA, 30519, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1995

New Page 1 Chet Atkins 6122-1959 Nashville Classic This instrument is in excellent condition with very little play time and could probably pass for new in a store. The Nashville Classic is the same guitar as the Gretsch Country Gentleman that Gretsch produced when Chet's family returned the endorsment to the company after his death. It was designed with the participation of Paul Yandell, Chet's longtime side man and bandleader based upon the Gretsch 6122-1959 that Chet used for many years. It ... more

Vintage Gretsch Chet Atkins Nashville Orange 1967

BROOKFIELD, WISCONSIN, 53005, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2399

Vintage Gretsch Chet Atkins Nashville Orange 1967 PLEASE CONTACT US WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR FOR AN IN-HAND DESCRIPTION Aside from the mute pad the guitar is original & in really nice shape for its age. This gorgeous Chet Atkins Nashville features a pairs of FilterTron humbuckers, Bigsby tremolo tailpiece & finished in classic Gretsch orange. Professionally set up with fresh strings & low action, so it plays & sounds great. Cosmetic Condition: The binding shows the typical cracking these older ... more

2005 GRETSCH 6120W HOLLOWBODY 1957 NASHVILLE WESTERN w BIGSBY ~ ORANGE

RED OAK, TEXAS, 75154, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2499

CALL OR TEXT G-BRAT’S GUITARS ANYTIME; (972)816-7736 You are looking at a 2005 Gretsch 6120W Hollowbody 1957 Nashville Western, with a Western Maple Stain (trans orange) finish, and Bigsby! The bridge has been upgraded to an adjustable tune-o-matic, and a couple of the knobs and pick-gaurd bracket have been changed, however the original parts are also included . so no worries!She’s otherwise original, and I just put on a fresh new set of 10-52’s so she’s all dressed up and ready to rock!... more

Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Nashville 1969 orange PLEK'D SERVICED w / case

STATESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA, 28677, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2999

6120 Gretsch Chet Atkins Nashville 1969 Orange Color PLEK'D Guitar w / case This guitar has been thoroughly tested and serviced by a very reputable local company-" Elliot Guitars" right before we've listed online. Plays and sounds great, but shows lots of cosmetic wear!Pls, take a look at the last picture of the receipt that shows the work been done to it 1. Restring 2. ADJUST NECK / TRUSS ROD3. ADJUST ACTION4. ADJUST PU HIGHT6. INSPECT / CLEAN NUT SLOTS7. POLISH FRETS8. TUNE TP PITCH9. SET ... more

Gretsch 1964 Chet Atkins Nashville Model All Original Great condition with case

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, 33312, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

£3309

Gretsch 1964 Chet Atkins Nashville Double cut Model All Original Great condition! with original case SN: 1064 "Rocking Bar" bridge, Bigsby vibrato tailpiece. Painted F holes 3-position pickup selector, 3-position tone switch, volume 1, volume 2, standby switch Single-lever string mute, snap-on back pad, etc. It has normal cracks on the vinyl sidings but only cosmetic and part of its "vintage" character look. It does not affect its play ability and tone. Weighs only 7 45 lbs... more

Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Nashville 1968 Orange

MIAMI, FLORIDA, 33186, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3750

10-0852 A 1968 Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Nashville in an Orange finish Get yourself an amazing playing, vintage hollowbody guitar Comes with Original Hard Shell Case Weight: 7lbs 9oz All our instruments are accurately pictured and described. Buyers are encouraged to ask questions before placing an order. Please do not hesitate to contact the store directly Each guitar is thoroughly examined and setup by our house luthier, before shipping. Special request setups, installations and repairs are also... more

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