Gretsch-GEAR Archtop Acoustics 35 American Orchestra Thirty-Five

1940 Gretsch 35: XX

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Owned by
cetibbo
Body style
Hollowbody (no cutaway)
Color(s)
Sunburst
Fretboard
Rosewood with unknown inlays
Nut
Bone
Pickups
None
Tuners
Unknown
Bridge
Rosewood with rosewood adjustable saddle
Tailpiece
Gretsch trapeze
Modifications

The pickguard is not original. It was added by someone likely in the 1990s

Added to Gretsch-GEAR
5 months ago Last modified 2019-02-20 20:31:30

This is a Gretsch American Orchestra model 30 from circa ‘40-42. The serial number is stamped into the tip of the headstock. I can narrow the vintage down further if you can share that number.

Really cool! I dig the color of that burst, it has aged very nicely.

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