6185 Electromatic Spanish

The first Gretsch branded electric archtop, the Electromatic Spanish was introduced in 1939, around the same time as the Synchromatic line. The earliest examples were manufactured by the Kay Company and are easily spotted by their odd knobs on both upper bouts.


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6185 Electromatic Spanish Specs

Filed under
Early Electromatics
Eras
  • The jazz years: 1930s-1953
First registered year
1949
Last registered year
1954

6185 Electromatic Spanish examples