Details of the Gretsch 6163 Chet Atkins piggyback tremolo & reverb amplifier. The Chet Atkins had a 1968 US list price of $525. The Gretsch Chet Atkins amplifier is described as follows:
The fantastic Chet Atkins piggyback amplifier is as versatile as the man himself. As You'd expect from an amp designed from Chet Atkins specifications, you'll have the richest variety of effects, cleanest tone, and marvelous sound variations. You and your audience will be thrilled by the big engulfing room-filling sound this magnificent amplifier puts out through its custom designed acoustically correct speaker enclosure. It features a 12" Maximum Performance speak-er for the Reverb and Tremolo channel and a mammoth 15" speaker on the second channel for full roaring bass response. Even a high/ low gain switch for optimum control in recording sessions . . . to bring out the highs at low volume settings, and a switch for extra brilliance.
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