Gretsch / 6120 W / 1994 / Orange / Guitar
Few electric guitars are as recognisable as a Gretsch, and in a classic orange finish the 6120 has to be the most identifiable of them all. It first appeared in the mid-1950s with the endorsement of Chet Atkins, and was quickly adopted by rockabilly artists Eddie Cochran and Duane Eddy, then later by Eric Clapton, Pete Townsend, Brian Setzer, and many others. The guitar’s build quality is impressive, featuring 5 ply Maple body construction (not 3 ply on current models), a three piece rock Maple neck, Ebony fingerboard, western inlays, and open-bound oversized F holes. The hardwear features solid brass, gold plated control knobs, and Gretsch Bigsby flat handle vibrato tailpiece. Then there are the dual high sensitive Filtertron adjustable pickups which deliver that signature Gretsch growl and midrange honk that takes you from rockabilly to hard rock and everything in-between. The guitar is in excellent condition, with a comfortable feeling neck and easy playing action., and comes in it’s original Gretsch embossed hard case.
Glenns Guitars, UK
Welcome to Glenn's Guitars here on Vintage & Rare. After many years in the industry, and having been fortunate enough to have worked in Hanks and The Acoustic Centre - probably London's two foremost acoustic guitar shops - I decided to do my own thing.
I have a passion for used and vintage acoustic guitars; nearly new second hand guitars because they can represent a bargain compared to the price of a new guitar, older and vintage guitars because they tend to have more character and can often become an investment.
You will notice when viewing my stock list my taste in guitars, as I only sell guitars that I genuinely like - and there are certain brands noticeable by their absence. I am a huge fan of older Gibson, Martin and Guild acoustics, but also more boutique brands such as Lowden and Collings.
I will consider part exchange if it makes your desired guitar a little easier to afford. I also offer a guitar finding service, if there's something specific you're looking for.
If you are happy to buy over the internet, I will send you as many high resolution photos and as much information about the guitar you're interested in as I can. If you can get to me - I'm based in Enfield, only 30 minutes from London Liverpool Street Station - you can always make an appointment with me and come and try some of the guitars out first.
I accept payment by Paypal, bank transfer, cheque and of course cash.