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Scans of Gretsch guitar, bass and amplifier catalogs, 1950s-70s

Like their highly ornate guitars, Gretsch typically produced equally sumptious catalogs; full-colour and beautifully photographed; and at a time that other companies were still regularly printing black-and-white, or two-tone images. Click on the images to see more of each catalog.

1965 Gretsch electric guitar and amplifier catalog

1965 Gretsch catalog
For The Spectacular Sound of the Times

The 1965 catalog features 14 electric guitars, 9 acoustics, 1 bass and 12 amplifiers - over 24 pages. Electric guitars: Country Gentleman, Hollow Body, Tennessean, White Falcon, Sal Salvador, Country Club, Double Anniversary, Single Anniversary, Clipper, Jet Fire Bird, Duo Jet, Astro Jet, Corvette, Viking Acoustics: Rancher, Folk, Sun Valley, Ozark, Silver Classic, Golden Classic, Eldorado, Corsair, New Yorker Basses: PX6070 Amplifiers: Variety Plus, Chet Atkins, Super-Bass, Dual-Bass, Fury, Dual Twin, Dual Twin Reverb, Playboy, Deluxe Reverb, Compact, Compact Tremolo Reverb

1968 Gretsch electric guitar and amplifier catalog

1968 Gretsch catalog
That Great Gretsch Sound

The 1968 catalog features 14 electric guitars (including one 12 string), 6 acoustics, 4 basses and 15 amplifiers - over 36 full-colour, and subtley psychedelic pages. Electric guitars: White Falcon, Viking, Country Gentleman, Nashville, Tennessean, Double Anniversary, Single Anniversary, Jet Fire Bird, Duo Jet, Corvette, Clipper, Rally Acoustics: Rancher, Folk, Sun Valley, Silver Classic, Eldorado, New Yorker Basses: 6071, 6073 Amplifiers: Fury, Chet Atkins, Dual Playboy, Tornado, Nashville, Rogue, Super Bass, Pro Bass, Dual Twin, Compact, Pre Amp Reverb, Deluxe Reverb

1979 Gretsch guitar and bass catalog

1979 Gretsch catalog
That Great Gretsch Sound!

This shorter, 8-page catalog from 1979 still features 14 guitars, and two solid-body basses. Full color throughout. Electric guitars: White Falcon, Super Axe, Atkins Axe, Super Chet, Country Gentleman, Nashville, Tennessean, Committee, Roc Jet, Country Roc, TK300, Broadcaster, Country Club; Basses: Committee, TK300


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1967 Gretsch Chet Atkins 6119 Tennessean with Bigsby and Original Case

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, 92109, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

£1652

* Scroll down to see 44 Hi Resolution images of this guitar ** Here's a 1967 Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean electric guitar in a factory original finish. The top, back and sides are pretty clean for being almost 50 years old. It has the typical binding issues with a few very well done binding repairs on the neck that are nearly perfect - see pics. The pickguard is missing and the input jack was replaced - other than that, she's all there. The serial number is 37639 which dates to 1967 - please ... more

1979 Gretsch Atkins Axe 7685 & Hard Shell Case Made In The U S.A

PONTE VEDRA, FLORIDA, 32081, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1300

This is a Gretsch Axe Model model #7685 that was made in January 1979 in the Arkansas plant in the U S.A. This is all original , single sharp cutaway bound , chambered body , Maple body 16" wide and 1 1 / 14" thick , 24 1 / 2" scale , Maple neck , tune-o-matic bridge , chrome hardware , two covered humbucker Dimarzio pickups , Dark Grey Stain finish , original Gretsch hard shell case , special truss rod key and paperwork .This is in very good condition with some minor finish ware on the finish ... more

GRETSCH 1969 CHET ATKINS TENNESSEAN GUITAR - MODEL 6119 MAHOGANY + VINTAGE OHSC

ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS, 61104, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2000

Pretty clean example of a 60's Gretsch. There is some very minor belt ware on the back, some scratches on top (see photos). There is minor shrinking in the heel and in the binding (see photos for examples). The worst is the split in the laminated pieces in the neck on the head stock (see photos). I would shoot some glue and a clamp and it would be close up pretty easily. Good news, the neck binding is all there with out any issues. The case is the original case and is in great condition for the ... more

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