6120 models milestones

1955
First Chet Atkins models, the 6120 Hollowbody and 6121 Solidbody, are introduced.
1955
First 6120 Chet Atkins Hollowbody guitars produced.
1961
6120 bodies narrow from almost three inches thick to about two. This was to be the last year of the classic single-­cutaway 6120.
1962
As with many Gretsch models, the classic open single-cutaway bodies are replaced by closed, twin-cutaway "Electrotone" bodies.
1964
Some 6120s used plain plastic HiLoTron covers in 1964. There may have been a shortage of FilterTron covers.
Some 6120s used plain plastic HiLoTron covers in 1964. There may have been a shortage of FilterTron covers. This is the first appearance of "Black Top" Filtertrons.
1966
"Nashville" name begins.
1972
6120 replaced by 7660 Nashville.
1989
6120 returns with reborn Gretsch company.
1993
6120-60 model introduced.
1998
Duane Eddy Signature 6120 introduced.
1999
6120-KS Keith Scott introduced and available in January at winter NAMM show.
2003
6120-DSV introduced.
2004
6120WCST appears in catalogs.
2005
6120-60 discontinued.
2007
Nashville name dropped and the 6120 is once again the "Chet Atkins Hollowbody"
2008
Limited edition 6120-125 released to celebrate Gretsch's 125th anniversary.
Model introduced as a Custom Shop limited edition of 25 units.
2010
6120-KS discontinued.
2011
Duane Eddy comes back into the Gretsch fold and an all-new Eddy Signature model is unveiled.
2011
Limited run -- reported to be 20 -- of black 6120-DSV-BLK guitars made as 6120 DSV production winds down.
All new 6120DE introduced in April 2011.
6120 EC Eddie Cochran model introduced.
6120 EC Eddie Cochran Tribute guitars made.
6120-DSV discontinued.
2015
introduced in 2015 as a limited-edition model.
Limited edition koa-wood 6120-KOA-LTD offered.