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1997 Gretsch Tennessee Rose G6119-1962FT Walnut w/ FilterTron Pickups, Bigsby & Case


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Up for sale, a 1997 Gretsch G6119-1962FT Tennessee Rose in near-mint, 100% original condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case.  Best known for its regular use by George Harrison throughout the Beatles' career, the Tennessee Rose is a reissue of the enduringly popular Tennessean and features a thinline hollow maple body, simulated F holes, a dark Walnut Stain finish, and a pair of Filter’Tron humbuckers (hence the “FT” designation).

As Gretsch's most enduringly popular pickup, these Filter'Trons offer a punchy, sparkling bridge position sound that has plenty of muscle and breadth. The neck pickup is fat and smooth, with a distinctive thickness and bark. This Gretsch weighs 7lbs 12oz, professionally setup here at Mike & Mike’s Guitar Bar with 10-46 strings, low action, and accurate intonation.

Neck Specs:

-Wood: Maple (two-piece)
-Shape: Slender C, measuring .825” 1st fret, .895” 12th fret
-Fretboard: Rosewood, “Neo-Classic” thumbnail inlay
-Frets: Slender, light wear beneath the plain strings on frets 1-5
-Scale Length: 24.6”
-Nut: 1 11/16”, bone, zero fret
-Tuners: Rotomatic-style

Body Specs:

-Wood: Maple
-Pickups: Filter’Tron x2
-Controls: Master Volume (cutaway), Volume x2, Three-way pickup selector, Three-way Tone switch, On/Off/On Standby switch
-Hardware: Rocking Bar bridge, Bigsby B6G vibrato, “G” pointer knobs
-Plastics: Plexi pickguard
-Serialization: 97-prefix label beneath neck pickup

The gloss Walnut Stain finish is framed on top by cream binding, accented by the simulated F holes. Extremely clean, cosmetic wear is limited to just a few faint finish scratches in the clear coat on the body as a whole. The gloss on the neck profile is immaculate.

The original gray tolex hardshell case is included.