Gretsch Guitars G6118 Anniversary  

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Strikingly beautiful.

First created in 1958 in celebration of Gretsch's 75th anniverary, its 2-tone smoke green color was taken from that era's Cadillac. Reissued in 1993 to celebrate Gretsch's 110th anniversary, it features a laminated rock-maple neck, ebony-stained rosewood fingerboard, black headpiece with pearl inlay, multiple body binding, laminated maple body, dual high-sensitivity Filter'Tron™ adjustable pickups, and a Gretsch "G" tailpiece. Includes hardshell case.

Features

  • Neck:
  • Laminated rock-maple
  • Ebony-stained rosewood fingerboard
  • Adjustable truss rod
  • 24-3/5" scale, joined at the 14th fret
  • Bound fingerboard
  • Neo-classic position markers
  • Black headpiece, pearl inlaid
  • Metal plate designates Anniversary model
  • Body:
  • 16" side, 2-1/2" deep
  • Laminated maple construction
  • Open-bound, thin-style F-holes
  • Multiple binding
  • Single cutaway
  • Electronics:
  • Dual high-sensitivity Filter'Tron™ adjustable pickups
  • Pickup selector switch
  • Tone selector switch
  • Volume control for each pickup
  • Master volume control
  • Other features:
  • Chrome-plated metal parts
  • Solid brass control knobs, chromeplated
  • Deluxe high gear ratio enclosed machines
  • Original space control roller bridge
  • Gretsch "G" tailpiece
  • Smoke green color
  • Includes case

A classic, beautifully designed and constructed. Order today.

 

G6118 Anniversary Specifications:

  • Back and Sides: Laminated Maple Body, 16" Wide, 2.5" Deep
  • Binding: Bound Fingerboard and Headstock, Multiple Body Bindings
  • Bridge/Tremolo: Space-Control Roller-Bridge with Gretsch "G" Tailpiece
  • Case Included: Yes
  • Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup),
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Finish: Gloss Urethane
  • Frets: 22
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Inlays: Neo Classic "Thumbnail" Inlay Position Markers
  • Machine Heads: Chrome-Plated Grover V98C Sta-TiteTM Die-cast Tuners
  • Neck Material: 3-Piece Maple
  • Nut Width: 1-11/16" (43mm)
  • Pickguard: Green Plexi Pickguard
  • Pickups: 2 Filter'Tron™ Pickups
  • Scale: 24 3/5"
  • Top Wood: Arched Laminated Maple
  • Unique features: Black Headstock Overlay with Chrome Anniversary Plate, Adjustable Truss Rod
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Gretsch GuitarsG6118 Anniversary
 
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5.0

One hell of a sound

By Greg Bowerman

from New Jersey

Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6118 Anniversary:

The tone of a hallow body through a tube amp is unbeatable. I use a Fender dual showman (tube) with a Marshall stack.

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5.0

Cadillac of Guitars!

By Gretsch man

from Bakersfield

Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6118 Anniversary:

I bought my first Gretsch (Sparkle Jet) a couple of years ago and I have never looked back. My Strat, Tele and Les Paul are all cool guitars, but I can get every range of Tone out this Gretsch that I do for all of them. I was not too sure about the color but it does grow on you after a while. People seem to love it when I'm on stage. And nothing beats that Gretsch Tone and Sound whether I am grooving some Jazz and Driving some Rock. This guitar is a dream and a true Cadillac. If you have the money, I recommend buying one. I know I will be getting one of the Gretsch Hot Rod series next.

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(105 of 185 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

An outstanding guitar in every way

By A-SlpuK

from TX

Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6118 Anniversary:

I had been looking for a jazz hollow body along the lines of the early greats, but when I saw and played this beauty, I had to have it. At first, I wasn't a huge fan of the colors, but after spending an hour and a half testing it out, I was in love. This baby plays like a dream, it looks amazing, sounds great, and it definitely stands out on stage. I recommend this guitar fully.

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