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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

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

1969 Gretsch Chet Atkins Nashville

FORT PAYNE, ALABAMA, 35967, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3500

1969 Gretsch Chet Atkins Nashville. Im selling a collection of guitars for a friend of mine. Here we have a 1969 Gretsch Chet Atkins Nashville. In very good condition. All original, with the exception of the felt that has been replaced. The pickguard has a crack. Frets are in great condition as well as the rest of the guitar. Looks and sounds great. Comes with original case. Message me with any questions, and Ill answer what I can. Thanks for looking.... more

1964 Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Vintage Guitar Nashville OHSC Beatles Classic

SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, 31405, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3450

1964 Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Vintage Guitar Nashville OHSC. Condition is Used. Great condition considering age. Neck feels amazing. Has classic growl that only vintage Filter’Tron pickups can give. Miraculously zero binding disintegration! A small part of binding began separating at one point but was tacked back down with glue and there hasn’t been a problem since. Comes with original hard shell case. Ask any questions! Know what you’re buying! This is a vintage guitar that is ready to ... more

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

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, 33312, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

£3149

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

1967 Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Nashville Double Cutaway Vintage Guitar Orange

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98117, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2999

Up for sale, a 1967 Gretsch Chet Atkins 6120 Nashville in exceptional condition and in perfect working order. A genuine vintage USA-made example, this double cutaway iteration of the 6120 features open-back gold Grover tuning machines and original Filter'Tron humbuckers. The neck pickup sounds articulate and meaty while still being clear and sparkly, the kind of tonal contradiction that can only be understood when you hear a *good* vintage Gretsch, and while the bridge pickup provides great ... 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

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