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Gretsch Guitars Custom Shop CVT Masterbuilt By Steve Stern Electric Guitar

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Introduced in 1961, this guitar was Gretschs first true solid-body instrument. That classic design is once again available in the Custom Shop CVT Mas...Click To Read More About This Product

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An exquisite reproduction of Gretsch' first true solid-body instrument in TV yellow.

Introduced in 1961, this guitar was Gretschs first true solid-body instrument. That classic design is once again available in the Custom Shop CVT Master Built By Steve Stern Electric Guitar, with an ultra-slim body, mahogany set-neck, dual TV Jones Power Tron pickups, Tune-o-matic bridge, chrome-plated hardware, Bigsby tailpiece, and beautiful TV yellow finish.

Stephen Stern
Senior Master Builder
As one of the preeminent archtop builders at the Custom Shop, Stephen Stern has studied under two of the worlds greatest archtop luthiers”Jimmy DAquisto and Bob Benedetto. Stern got his start apprenticing at a high-end cabinet shop straight out of high school. Five years of that prepared him for his first job as a builder at Jackson/Charvel Guitars. Stern came to the Custom Shop in 1993, working with DAquisto on the latters namesake line of guitars until the great luthiers death in 1995.

In the late 90s, millionaire collector Scott Chinery commissioned a number of custom archtop guitars by two dozen of the worlds finest living luthiers; Stern contributed a custom-built DAquisto Ultra. Chinerys œBlue Guitar Collection is now housed in the Smithsonian Institution. Stern also built a handful of exquisite archtops in collaboration with the Walt Disney Co. to commemorate the anniversary of the animated classic Fantasia.

FEATURES
  • A classic design that will satisfy any guitar aficionodo
  • Master built by one of Gretsch's finest builders
  • Equipped with the high-quality componants including TV Jones Power Tron pickups and Bigsby tremolo

Grab this stunning guitar before it's too late. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS
  • Color: TV Yellow
  • Aging type: NOS
  • Tuners: Goto Vintage Style
  • Pickups: TV Jones Power Tron
  • Neck shape: Stock "C"
  • Nut: Bone
  • Wiring: Neck Vol, Bridge Vol, M/T, P/U Sel
  • Frets: Vintage
  • Fretboard wood: Rosewood
  • Fretboard inlay material: MOP
  • Fretboard inlay style: 1/4" Dots
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Knobs: "G" with arrow
  • Bridge: Tune-o-Matic
  • Tailpiece: Bigsby
  • Top: Mahogany
  • Back: Mahogany
  • Sides: Mahogany
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Headstock logo: Gretsch
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Gretsch GuitarsCustom Shop CVT Masterbuilt By Steve Stern Electric Guitar
 
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5.0

Once in a Lifetime

By Scott

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Gretsch Guitars Custom Shop CVT Masterbuilt By Steve Stern Electric Guitar:

    A Gretsch Custom Shop Guitar at the price paid is a rare opportunity so I went for it. It's just a great guitar and unlike any other Gretsch I've owned or played.

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