The 1965 Gretsch catalog "For The Spectacular Sound of the Times" (or catalog no. 32) featured the the entire Gretsch range of electric semi-acoustic guitars and basses, solid bodies, acoustics, and amplifiers over 24 pages, with pride of place going to the Chet Atkins range of hollow bodies. Included are 14 electric guitars, 9 acoustic guitars, 1 bass and 12 amplifiers.
The catalog is printed with a mix of full color (six sides) and two color print (18 sides). Dimensions 28cm x 21cm. It is dated 1965 on the first page.
New models include the Gretsch Viking and Astro Jet, the former remaining in the Gretsch line into the 1970s; the latter short-lived, making it's only appearance in this catalog.
The 1965 Gretsch catalog features the following guitars and basses. Click on the images for full size versions, or click on the model names below to go directly to that page.
PX6122 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman
PX6120 Chet Atkins Hollow Body
PX6119 Chet Atkins Tennessean
PX6136 / PX6137 White Falcon
PX6199 Sal Salvador Jazz Guitar
PX6192 / PX6193 Country Club
PX6117 / PX6118 Double Anniversary
PX6124 / PX6125 Single Anniversary
PX6131 Jet Fire Bird
PX6128 Duo Jet
PX6126 Astro Jet
PX6132 / PX6134 / PX6135 Corvette
PX6187 / PX6188 / PX6189 Viking
PX6164 Variety Plus
PX6160 Chet Atkins
PX6161 Dual Twin
PX6162 Dual Twin Reverb
PX6149 Deluxe Reverb
PX6152 Compact Tremolo
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