To celebrate Gretsch’s 130th anniversary, the Gretsch Custom Shop introduces the beautiful new G6118T 130th Anniversary model. Its 2 1/2″-deep single-cutaway three-ply maple body has a 15 1/2” lower bout, arched top and back, and trestle bracing. The guitar is a striking beauty with its two-tone gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish in Metallic Gold on the top and Black on the back and sides, with multiple silver-sparkle bindings.

Gretsch G6118T 130th Anniversary

Other premium features include dual TV Jones Filter’Tron Classic pickups, a black pickguard with 130th Anniversary logo, “G” Arrow control knobs and chrome hardware, an Adjusto-Matic bridge with pinned ebony base and Bigsby B6C tailpiece

Gretsch G6118T 130th Anniversary features:
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  • Body Material: 3-Ply Maple, Arched Top & Back
  • Body Shape: Anniversary
  • Body Back: Arched Maple
  • Body Sides: Maple
  • Body Top: Arched Maple
  • Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Bracing: Trestle
  • Body Depth: 2 1/2″ (63.5mm)
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fret Size: Vintage-Style
  • Position Inlays: Neo-Classic “Thumbnail”
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12″ (305 mm)
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Neck Material: 3-Piece Maple
  • Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16″
  • Scale Length: 24 9/16″ (62.4cm)
  • Headstock: Mother-Of-Pearl Gretsch 130th Anniversary Logo
  • Pickup Configuration: S/S
  • Bridge Pickup: TV Jones Filter’Tron Classic
  • Neck Pickup: TV Jones Filter’Tron Classic
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Bridge: Adjusto-Matic with PINNED Ebony Base
  • Bridge Cover: Bigsby B6C Vibrato Tailpiece with Gretsch Logo
  • Tuning Machines: Gotoh SE700-05M Open-Back
  • String Nut: Polished Aluminum
  • Auxiliary Switching: 3-Position Master Tone Switch: Position 1. Medium Level, High Frequency Roll Off. Position 2. Switch Out of Circuit, Pickup Wide Open. Position 3. Slight Level, High Frequency Roll Off
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