Gretsch introduces new G5420T model to its successful Electromatic series. The Gretsch G5420T Electromatic is a single cutaway hollow body guitar that features sound-post bracing and elegant bound f holes. Other features include a maple neck, bound rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets, three-position pickup switch, classic “G” arrow control knobs, rosewood-based Adjusto-Matic bridge and Bigsby-licensed B60 vibrato tailpiece.

Gretsch G5420T Electromatic Aspen Green

Gretsch G5420T Electromatic Sunburst

Gretsch G5420T Electromatic Black

Gretsch G5420T Electromatic Orange Stain

The Gretsch R&D team recently unearthed a Baldwin-era Filter’Tron pickup with knockout punch and phenomenal twang, they incorporated its DNA into dynamic new “Black Top” Filter’Tron™ pickups, which now endow Electromatic hollow-body instruments such as the G5420T with an electrifying new voice and identity.

Gretsch G5420T Electromatic features:

  • Body Material: 5-Ply Maple
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Nut Width: 1.6875″ (43 mm)
  • Scale Length: 24.5″ (62.2 cm)
  • Bridge Pickup: “Black Top” Filter’Tron Bridge Pickup
  • Neck Pickup: “Black Top” Filter’Tron Neck Pickup
  • Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome-Plated
  • Bridge: Rosewood-Based Adjusto-Matic Bridge
  • Bigsby-Licensed B60 Vibrato
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage Style Open-Back
  • Colours: Aspen Green, Sunburst, Black, Orange

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