Gretsch 6120 60 Re-issue, Serial No. 961112060-1411,
Lot 67
A 1996 Gretsch Nashville 6120-60, Serial No. 961112060-1411,
Sold for US$ 20,740 inc. premium
Lot Details
A 1996 Gretsch Nashville 6120-60,
Serial No. 961112060-1411,
printed maker's label to interior Fred GRETSCH Enterprises, Model No 6120-60, Serial ...etc., in translucent orange finish, bound body with single round cutaway and top with f-holes, mahogany neck, twenty-two fret ebony fingerboard with thumbprint inlays, two Filter'Tron pickups engraved with U.S.PAT 2392371, three engraved G rotary controls, two toggle switches, metal bridge, Bigsby vibrato tailpiece unit and gold-colored pickguard with Gretsch lettering; and a black Gretsch hardshell contour case with brown plush lining and handwritten label with various inscriptions

Footnotes

  • Eric Clapton purchased this guitar from The New Kings Road Vintage Guitar Emporium in London, October 2003. He had played a similar guitar for a short period with the Yardbirds in 1963/4.
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