Gretsch Guitars G6128T-53 Vintage Select ’53 Duo Jet with Bigsby Electric Guitar Black 

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Signature power and punch.

Inspired by the pivotal and prolific years of Gretsch’s 1950s and early ’60s golden age, Vintage Select Edition guitars are designed for the player who appreciates the finest in musical instrument heritage.

The G6128T-53 Vintage Select ’53 Duo Jet with Bigsby rocks that legacy with a finely crafted new take on one of Gretsch’s first and dearest models.

The Duo Jet debuted in 1953 as Gretsch’s flagship “solid body” guitar, although its signature power and punch came from its chambered mahogany design, which magnifies harmonic richness by letting air resonate between the top and body for livelier and more articulate tone.

That’s all here on this original-era beauty, along with special touches including the rare Gretsch “script” headstock logo and dual TV Jones T-Armond pickups that keenly replicate the vintage DynaSonic sound.

FEATURES
Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid
  • Top wood: Arched laminated maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Standard U
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.6 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Medium jumbo 
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Block
  • Nut width: 1.69 in. (43 mm) bone
Pickups
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: T-Armond
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: T-Armond
  • Brand: TV Jones 
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, master volume, master tone 
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: Compensated aluminum
  • Tailpiece: Bigsby
  • Tuning machines: Grover Sta-Tite
  • Color: Nickel
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Electronics
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: Japan

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