Gretsch-GEAR Atkins in the ‘70s: Axes and Chets 7690 Super Chet

1973 Gretsch 7690: 53025

Owned by
duojet55
Body style
Double Cutaway Hollowbody
Color(s)
Transparent Red
Fretboard
Ebony with unknown inlays
Nut
Delrin/Synthetic Bone with zero fret
Pickups
Modern Ceramic Magnet FilterTron
Tuners
Unknown
Bridge
Adjustamatic
Tailpiece
Gretsch trapeze
Unusual factory features

The Super Chet featured semi-floral fingerboard inlays, whose pattern was continued on the tailpiece insert. The tuning machines are German-made gold Schallers, original to the guitar.

Added to Gretsch-GEAR
4 years ago Last modified 2015-03-23 17:23:16

I bought this guitar from a private party on 27 February 1982. It was sold on eBay on 15 September 2006.

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