Gretsch-GEAR Archtop Acoustics 100

Gretsch 100: 6503

Note: This guitar has been marked as needing help. This information may not be trustworthy.

Owned by
Cethera
Body style
Hollowbody (no cutaway)
Color(s)
Sunburst
Fretboard
Rosewood with None inlays
Nut
Bone
Pickups
None
Tuners
Grover
Bridge
Wood compensated
Tailpiece
Gretsch trapeze
Unusual factory features

The binding around the body is in terrible condition, but the fingerboard binding and pickguard binding are excellent.
Flowerpot inlay and Gretsch scroll inlay on the headstock
Split diamond inlays at frets 5, 7, 9 12
Synchromatic bridge and tailpiece; tailpiece has Gretsch etched at base.
Serial number (?) 6503 stamped into the top edge of the headstock

Added to Gretsch-GEAR
2 years ago Last modified 2018-11-25 08:34:48

This is 100% not a Synchro model 100. It is a combination of an American Orchestra model 65 (neck) and a model 75 body and hardware. Not unusual to find 1939/40/41 Gretsch guitars with mixed features from various models.

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