Dating vintage gretsch guitars

SEE MORE HERE...1982 Fender "The STRAT" was introduced by Fender at the 1980 NAMM Show.Designed by Gregg Wilson, then chief of guitar R&D at Fender, with the help of Dan Armstrong serving as a consultant, the STRAT tried to blend classic features with modern electronics to rejuvenate the Stratocaster concept.

There are many factors that can affect the value of your vintage guitar.

1976 Fender Stratocaster, Some changed parts to include,pickguard, tuners,possibly knobs. The original Owner purchased this guitar new at Ideal Music in Atlanta and loved her for the last 50 years.

Original factory natural finish, fret wear, plays but will need a refret at some point, Comes with a non original black tolex hard shell case. Overseas clients PM me for accurate shipping quotes as free shipping is only to a lower 48 US address. Vintage 1967 Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Nashville model,factory bigsby replaced "kill switch" tip (the white one) I have an original tip now, to lazy to take new pictures..reproduction armature inside body for string mute / Muffler system...

Trace time back a little farther and you find a Gretsch in the hands of Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Duane Eddy and of course, Chet Atkins.

Go forward in time and they're a key part of the sound of AC/DC, Brian Setzer and many others.