Gretsch G6136-55 Vintage Select 1955 White Falcon
Experience the Falcon as it was envisioned by the great Jimmie Webster in 1955. The G6136T-55GE Vintage Select Edition 1955 White Falcon with Cadillac Tailpiece is a true “Dream Guitar” that will be the hallmark of any guitar collection. Fluid playability, robustly flexible tone and, of course, stunning Falcon style combine for a big, bold instrument that pops in the spotlight.
A pair of TV Jones T-Armond single-coil pickups and the new Gretsch “Squeezebox” paper-in-oil capacitors power this sonic raptor for crystal-clear transparent tone that lets the soul of the guitar’s definitive hollowbody tone shine through. The Synchro-Sonic bridge not only lends original-era authenticity, it offers pinpoint intonation accuracy, locking into place with a thumbscrew for tool-free adjustment. Parallel tone bars reinforce the solid spruce top mated to laminated maple back and sides for powerful, balanced sound and increased projection from the 2.75”-deep body. The 12”-radius ebony fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and elegant mother-of-pearl hump block and feather inlays tops a maple neck with a comfortably familiar standard “U”-shaped profile for supple playability, making complex chords and intricate single-note playing effortless.
The White Falcon drips with sophisticated class, sporting shining gold hardware—including the iconic Cadillac “G” tailpiece and gold jeweled arrow knobs—gold sparkle bound neck, body and F Holes, gleaming vintage white gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish and gold, vintage thick plexi pickguard with Gretsch logo. The iconic G6136T-55GE White Falcon “Vintage Select” is the quintessential “Holy Grail” guitar. Includes a deluxe hardshell case.
|Model||G6136-55GE Vintage Select Edition 1955 White Falcon|
|Finish Color||Vintage White|
|Finish Type||Nitrocellulose Lacquer|
|Bracing||Parallel Tone Bars|
|Top Wood||Solid Spruce|
|Back & Sides Wood||Laminated Maple|
|Neck Shape||Standard "U"|
|Neck Dimensions||.840 1st - .900 9th|
|Fingerboard Inlays||Mother-of-Pearl Engraved Thumbnails|
|Width at Nut||1.6875"|
|Headstock||"V" Shaped with Vertical Winged Sparkle Gretsch Logo|
|Pickups||2 TV Jones T-Armond|
|Controls||Master Volume, Neck Volume, Bridge Volume, Master Tone, Selector Switch|
|Tuners||Gover Imperial Gold|
|Case||Gretsch Deluxe Hardshell Case|
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