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Gretsch G6136-55 – Vintage White

$5,249.00 $3,799.99

Experience the Falcon as it was envisioned by the great Jimmie Webster in 1955. The G6136-55 Vintage Select Edition ’55 Falcon™ Hollow Body 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 G6136-55 Vintage Select Edition ’55 Falcon™ Hollow Body with Cadillac Tailpiece is the quintessential “Holy Grail” guitar. Includes a deluxe hardshell case.

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Description

Model Number 2411510805
Est. U.S. Street $3,799.99
Series Professional Collection
Family Falcon™ 
Platform Falcon™
Color White Lacquer 
Number of Strings 6
Orientation Right-Hand 
Build Hollow Body 
Cutaway Single Cutaway 
Body Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Shape Falcon™
Body Material Laminated Maple with Solid Spruce Top
Bracing Parallel Tone Bars 
Body Binding Gold Sparkle with W/B/W/B Purfling
Body Back Laminated Maple
Body Top Solid Spruce
Body Depth 2.75″ (7 cm)
Bridge Pickup TV Jones® T-Armond
Neck Pickup TV Jones® T-Armond
Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone
Pickup Switching 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration TV Jones® / TV Jones® 

Additional information

Weight 12 lbs
Dimensions 46 × 16 × 6 in

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