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Gretsch Viking 6187

1968 "That Great Gretsch Sound" guitar and amplifier catalog page 4

Page 4 - details of the Gretsch Viking, or models 6187, 6188 and 6189.

The Gretsch Viking was available in three finishes, each with a unique model number. Sunburst (Gretsch 6187), Natural (Gretsch 6188) and Cadillac Green (Gretsch 6189). The most expensive of these models was the natural finished Viking ($700), followed by the two colored finishes at $675.

The Viking says "winner" any way you look at it. From it's shaded golden sunburst hollow body to its advanced features found only before in a custom guitar.

The Gretsch Viking debuted in 1964: early Viking examples had the Viking longboat motif on the gold scratchplate, but by 1968 this was gone, with, as pictured below, solely the word Viking above the Gretsch logo.

1968 Gretsch guitar catalog page 4 - details of the Gretsch Viking

Gretsch Viking for sale

1967 Gretsch Viking Sunburst w / HSC!

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 98126, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2399

1967 Gretsch Viking DescriptionDon’t see too many of these pop up! Up for sale is a fantastic 1967 Gretsch Viking with original tuning fork bridge. Recent refret done by Mike Lull and his PLEK machine. Such a great player! The tuning fork bridge adds a unique resonant quality unlike anything else we’ve played. Overall in good condition but does have a fair amount of binding rot with pieces missing, a very common issue with old Gretsches. Serial number dates it to April of 1967. Pro setup ... more

1967 Gretsch #6187 Viking Sunburst Free Shipping!!

HIRAKATA CITY, JAPAN

$3722

1967 Gretsch #6187 Viking Sunburst Free Shipping!! Condition There is a part missing in body binding. Head neck seam fixation is provided. Neck binding rewinding, Bigsby crack correction, muted adjustment completed. Nut, fret exchange SPEC Neck Joint: Set Neck Fingerboard material: Ebony Joint: set neck Weight : 3 81kg Serial number : 107553 Year of manufacture : 1967 Everything includes the Neck, Frets, and Truss Rod is fine All hardware / electronics are functioning as they should COMES WITH ... more

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