Jets milestones

1953
Duo-Jet production starts, kicking off the entire Jet line of solidbodies to come.
1954
Silver Jets (model 6129) debut
1955
White Penguin introduced.
1958
As with other Gretsches, Penguins moved to Filtertrons and a tone-switch setup. The vertical winged headstock logo also gave way to a more common horizontal logo.
1961
Jets switch to double-cutaway bodies. For '61 only they retain chrome hardware.
1962
As with other Jets, double-cut bodies replace single-cuts.
1964
The last handful of vintage White Falcons hit the streets.
1995
6129-TG introduced.
2001
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced
2003
Discontinued
Discontinued
Discontinued
2007
Modern-era 6130 discontinued at the beginning of the year, transitioning into the 6121-1955.
2009
6128-1957 replaced by 6128-DS.
Replaced by 6128-TDS
2011
George Harrison Jet unveiled.
2011
6128-GH introduced.
2014
Introduced in late 2014 as a limited FSR model.
2018
First model year of production. (Some prototypes built in late 2017).