Basses

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

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

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

The Gretsch-GEAR database includes 19 different models and 51 examples in the Basses family, 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.

Guitar models in the Basses group

5123-B Electromatic Bass
Documented years: 2010 to 2012

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 the folks who managed to get their hands on one, they picked up a big hollow orange bass with two TV Jones ...

6024 Bikini Bass
Documented years: None

None

6070 Long Scale
Documented years: 1963 to 1967

None

6071 Short Scale
Documented years: 1966 to 1968

None

6072 Long Scale
Documented years: 2006

Two pickups.

6073 Short Scale
Documented years: 1967 to 2009

Two-pickup

6119-B Broadkaster
Documented years: 1991 to 2010

A sort of Tennessean bass.

6119-BO Broadkaster
Documented years: 1991

Orange

6128-B Thunder Jet
Documented years: 2006

None

6136-LSB White Falcon Bass
Documented years: 2007

None

6145 Spectra Sonic
Documented years: None

None

6175 Acoustic/Electric
Documented years: 1991

None

6175-W Western Acoustic/Electric
Documented years: None

None

6176 Acoustic/Electric
Documented years: None

Fretless.

6199-B Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird
Documented years: 2006 to 2012

None

7615 Solid Body
Documented years: 1976

Baldwin-era solidbody bass.

7626 TK300 Solid Body
Documented years: None

Autumn Red version of the late 70s TK300 bass

7627 TK300
Documented years: 1978

Bass.

7629 Committee
Documented years: 1977

Bass