Gretsch Guitars

Basses

Gretsch isn’t typically known for their bass guitars, but they have offered some pretty cool basses over the years.

19 different models and 60 examples are in the Gretsch-GEAR database, including Acoustic/Electric, Bikini Bass, Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird, Broadkaster, Committee, Electromatic Bass, Long Scale, Short Scale , Solid Body, Spectra Sonic, Thunder Jet, TK300, TK300 Solid Body, Western Acoustic/Electric and White Falcon Bass models.
5123-B Electromatic Bass
  • The Fender years: 2003-present
A limited edition model originally offered at Guitar Center for a doorbuster special in 2010. There was only one per store, and not every store got one. For ...
6024 Bikini Bass
  • The golden years: 1954-1967
6070 Long Scale
  • The golden years: 1954-1967
6071 Short Scale
  • The golden years: 1954-1967
6072 Long Scale
  • The golden years: 1954-1967
  • The rebirth years: 1988-2002
  • The Fender years: 2003-present
Two pickups.
6073 Short Scale
  • The golden years: 1954-1967
  • The Fender years: 2003-present
Two-pickup
6119-B Broadkaster
  • The rebirth years: 1988-2002
  • The Fender years: 2003-present
A sort of Tennessean bass.
6119-BO Broadkaster
  • The rebirth years: 1988-2002
  • The Fender years: 2003-present
Orange
6128-B Thunder Jet
  • The Fender years: 2003-present
6136-LSB White Falcon Bass
  • The rebirth years: 1988-2002
6145 Spectra Sonic
  • The rebirth years: 1988-2002
  • The Fender years: 2003-present
6175 Acoustic/Electric
  • The rebirth years: 1988-2002
6175-W Western Acoustic/Electric
  • The rebirth years: 1988-2002
6176 Acoustic/Electric
  • The rebirth years: 1988-2002
Fretless.
6199-B Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird
  • The rebirth years: 1988-2002
  • The Fender years: 2003-present
7615 Solid Body
  • The Baldwin years: 1968-1987
Baldwin-era solidbody bass.
7626 TK300 Solid Body
  • The Baldwin years: 1968-1987
Autumn Red version of the late 70s TK300 bass
7627 TK300
  • The Baldwin years: 1968-1987
Bass.
7629 Committee
  • The Baldwin years: 1968-1987
Bass