1967 Gretsch Chet Atkins 6119 Tennessean Guitar

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  • Item Category: Entertainment
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 20, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

Terrific, all-original vintage 1967 Gretsch Chet Atkins 6119 Tennessean. Professional player. If you’re looking for that George Harrison / Hilton Valentine / Gerry Marsden British Tennessean vibe, this is the guitar you want. It’s a smooth player, stunning looker and superb investment. Someone will be delighted. The details:


VG++ overall condition

Completely original, all hardware

Typical light finish checking

Binding intact with no separations

Bigsby relubricated, smooth action, holds pitch

Original bar bridge

Excellent frets and fingerboard

Zero buckle rash on back

Back of neck is smooth with minimal wear

Excellent professional player, set up with 11’s

Excellent neck binding, position markers

Very nice undamaged headstock

Low action with no buzz, great feel and balance

Last of the Gretsch Tennesseans before the Baldwin era


Beautiful, deep rich finish

Single cutaway laminated maple body

Painted-on f-holes, 2-piece maple neck

White-bound 22-fret rosewood fingerboard

Neo-classical “thumbnail” inlay position markers

Zero fret, 1-11/16'' nut width, 24-3/4'' scale

Two HiLo 'Tron pickups, bar bridge

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