Gretsch G6136-55 White Falcon ...

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Gretsch G6136-55 White Falcon Vintage Select

Includes Hard Case

RRP £4,029.00 Save £230.00

£3,799.00

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Manufacturer's ID: 2411510805

Experience the Falcon as it was envisioned by the great Jimmie Webster in 1955. The G6136-55 Vintage Select Edition '55 Falcon™ Hollow Body with Cadillac Tailpiece is a true “Dream Guitar” that will be the hallmark of any guitar collection. Fluid playability, robustly flexible tone and, of course, stunning Falcon style combine for a big, bold instrument that pops in the spotlight.

A pair of TV Jones® T-Armond single-coil pickups and the new Gretsch “Squeezebox” paper-in-oil capacitors power this sonic raptor for crystal-clear transparent tone that lets the soul of the guitar’s definitive hollowbody tone shine through. The Synchro-Sonic™ bridge not only lends original-era authenticity, it offers pinpoint intonation accuracy, locking into place with a thumbscrew for tool-free adjustment. Parallel tone bars reinforce the solid spruce top mated to laminated maple back and sides for powerful, balanced sound and increased projection from the 2.75”-deep body. The 12”-radius ebony fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and elegant mother-of-pearl Hump Block and feather inlays tops a maple neck with a comfortably familiar standard “U”-shaped profile for supple playability, making complex chords and intricate single-note playing effortless.

The White Falcon drips with sophisticated class, sporting shining gold hardware—including the iconic Cadillac “G” tailpiece and gold jeweled arrow knobs—gold sparkle bound neck, body and F-holes, gleaming vintage white gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish and gold, vintage thick plexi pickguard with Gretsch logo. The iconic G6136-55 Vintage Select Edition '55 Falcon™ Hollow Body with Cadillac Tailpiece is the quintessential “Holy Grail” guitar. Includes a deluxe hardshell case.

Specification

Model Name G6136-55 Vintage Select Edition '55 Falcon™ Hollow Body with Cadillac Tailpiece, TV Jones®, Solid Spruce Top, Vintage White, Lacquer
Model # 2411510805
Series Gretsch® Professional Collection
Country Of Origin JP
Color White Lacquer
Body Laminated Maple with Solid Spruce Top
Body Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Shape Falcon™
Neck Material Maple
Neck Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Shape Standard "U"
Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Ebony
Fingerboard Radius 12" (305 mm)
Number of Frets 22
Frets Size Medium Jumbo
String Nut Bone
Nut Width 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
Position Inlays Mother-of-Pearl Humpblock with Feather Engraving
Bridge Pickup TV Jones® T-Armond
Neck Pickup TV Jones® T-Armond
Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone
Pickup Switching 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration TV Jones® / TV Jones®
Bridge Synchro-Sonic™
Hardware Finish Gold
Tuning Machines Grover® Imperial™ Die-Cast
Pickguard Gold Plexi with Gold Gretsch® Logo
Control Knobs Jeweled Arrow
Strings Nickel Plated Steel (.011-.049 Gauges)