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The 6120-59QM Nashville is a limited edition model based on the 6120-59LTV (now called the 6120T-59 Vintage Select Edition) with the main difference being the quilted maple top and addition of black purfling on the sides of the body. As with most Gretsch "reissues", the 59LTV and 59QM are not entirely accurate and should be considered models "inspired by" the originals. In this case, the inspiration came from the late 1959 and early 1960 Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins model, especially the figured top examples from 1960. The 6120-59QM models were built in 2014 and introduced at the Winter NAMM show in January 2015. The model was limited to 100 units.

GRETSCH 6120-59QM Nashville (August 2014)



 Body:  Hollow with trestle bracing; laminated 2-piece quilted maple top, laminated maple back and sides; double bound top and back

 Finish:  Vintage Orange stain, nitrocellulose lacquer

 Neck:  3-piece maple/rosewood/maple, set-in; stained maple headstock overlay with pearloid logo and horseshoe inlay

 Fingerboard:  Ebony, single bound; aged pearloid Neo-classic markers

 Number of Frets:  22

 Pickguard:  Gold backed Lucite

 Bridge:  Gretsch "Rocking Bar" on rosewood base with Bigsby B-6 tailpiece

 Nut:  Bone

 Tuners:  Grover Sta-Tite, gold

 Pickups:  Two, TV Jones Classic Filter'Tron humbucking with adjustable pole pieces, nickel

 Controls:  Master volume, volume control for each pickup, 3-way tone selector, 3-way pickup selector

 Scale Length:  24 1/2 inches

 Neck Width at Nut:  1 11/16 inches

 Body Width at Lower Bout:  15 7/8 inches

 Body Depth:  2 3/4  inches

 Weight:  7.0 lbs


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