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1979 Gretsch guitars and bass catalog

"That Great Gretsch Sound"

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Chet Atkins had been endorsing Gretsch guitars for decades, but 1979 was the last year. This catalogue doesn't mention him directly, so must have been printed after it was known they were no longer to be his patrons. Many of the guitars would need updating/renaming; containing either his surname, first name, or have his signature on the scratchplate.

The 1979 Gretsch guitar and bass catalogue featured the following guitars. Click on the images for full size versions, or click on the model names below to go directly to that page.

Electric guitars:

7594 / 7595 White Falcon
7593 White Falcon
7680 Super Axe
7685 Atkins Axe
7690 Super Chet
7670 Country Gentleman
7660 Nashville
7655 Tennessean
7628 Committee
7611 Roc Jet
7620 Country Roc
7625 TK300
7609 Broadcaster
7576 Country Club

Bass guitars:

7629 Committee bass
7627 TK300 bass

1979 Gretsch guitars for sale

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

PONTE VEDRA, FLORIDA, 32081, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1500

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

Vintage Gretsch 1979 BST-5000 (Beast) Model 8250 - Made in USA

HOUSTON, TEXAS, 77095, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1475

1979 Gretsch Beast 5000 model 8250 in good condition. See closeup photos of "buckle marks" on the back, clearcoat dings on the front This guitar is fitted with a 1980 era "Kahler 2200 Tremolo Bridge" (has patent pending cast into it, so very early vintage Kahler) and String Neck Saddle Nut locks. Not a fancy auction write-up, as the person that is looking for a Beast 5000 already knows what this guitar is all about. Made in the Baldwin Factory late1979 / early 1980. Very short run on these ... more

Vintage Original Circa 1979 Gretsch Committee Electric Bass Guitar W / Soft Case

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 10003, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1195

Vintage original circa 1979 Gretsch Committee bass. Plays and sounds great. Nice and clean example with a good neck and superb playability. Has a killer Gretsch pickup which has a really warm and percussive sound. A real nice vintage bass made in the USA for a good price. Comes with original soft case. Guitar is exactly as pictured. Buyer pays $75 shipping in the USA, $125 to Hawaii or Alaska, $300 International, $350 to Australia. Pay Pal Accepted. International Buyers – Please Note: Import ... more

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