Modern Gretsch Guitars

First time buying used

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I have an opportunity to purchase a used White Falcon. This will be my first used guitar purchase and am unsure where to start the offer. Assuming good condition, is 50% a reasonable offer on a used Gretsch? I don't know if they hold resale value the same way as, say the Gibson nameplate does.https://100001.onl/ https://1921681254.mx/ https://acc.onl/hotmail

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Are you buying it to play or as an investment? Or both? Rare is always rare, common seldom attains higher value and use usually decreases value, IMO

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The model year will help the experts here in determining a value range. Condition matters too

4

Easy to search reverb.com for pricing trends on that model and year to find out where the fair market price is currently.

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Easy to search reverb.com for pricing trends on that model and year to find out where the fair market price is currently.

– Jack Skellington

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I have an opportunity to purchase a used White Falcon. This will be my first used guitar purchase and am unsure where to start the offer. Assuming good condition, is 50% a reasonable offer on a used Gretsch? I don't know if they hold resale value the same way as, say the Gibson nameplate does.https://100001.onl/ https://1921681254.mx/ https://acc.onl/hotmail

– BentleyAshton

50% of what? Depending on how "used" the guitar is (meaning production year, not wear) you may not be able to know the original MSRP. Even if you can find that info, many sellers will discount from there. So I would lean less on a formula, and focus on what the seller is pricing it at, does it turn your crank and check all your boxes for what a guitar should be, then consider it's condition and any other intangible benefits. That will lead your brain (and your heart) to a figure you can live with.

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Will you see it in person first, or an online order?

That really doesn't matter, I guess but condition and year model are a must.


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