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It's fab and cops the Beatles vibe.  'nuf said.  See the '66 Tennessean for details about this model.

GRETSCH CHET ATKINS TENNESSEAN 6119 (1964)

Body:  Hollow; laminated 1-piece maple top, laminated 2-piece maple back and laminated  maple sides; single bound top, unbound back

Finish:  Cherry Red, nitrocellulose lacquer

Neck:  3-piece maple/mahogany, set-in; lacquered maple headstock overlay with pearloid logo

Fingerboard:  Indian rosewood, single bound; pearloid "neo-classic" markers

Number of Frets:  22

Pickguard:  Silver-backed Lucite

Bridge:  Gretsch chrome steel bar on rosewood base with Gretsch/Bigsby tailpiece

Nut:  Plastic with zero fret

Tuners:  Van Ghent, open, nickel

Pickups:  Two, Gretsch Hi-Lo 'Tron single coil with adjustable pole pieces, chrome

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

Scale Length:  24 1/2 inches

Neck Width at Nut:  1 11/16 inches

Body Width at Lower Bout:  15 1/2 inches

Body Depth:  2  inches

Weight:  6.7 lbs.




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