Gretsch Electric Information

Chet Atkins Hollow Body Model 6120

Introduced: 1954 to Present
Dimension: 15 ½” wide 2 2/3” wide 1960 2 1/2”
1961 2 ¼”
Body: Maple with binding around top and back –
2 bound F holes - G branded on Top until 1956
Hardware: Gold plated Bigsby vibrato - 1960 Gretsch vibrato
Rosewood floating bridge - Gold Chet Atkins sign post pickguard
Tuners: 6 individual gold plated
Pickups: 2 single coil DeArmond – 1958 FilterTrons
Neck: Maple - block inlay with cowboy etchings –
1957 plain blocks - 1959 half moons
Finish: Amber Red and Western Orange

Notes: One of Gretsch's most popular models
that enjoyed much success.
Chet Atkins Tennessean Model 6119

Introduced: 1958 to Present
Dimension: 16” wide 2 3/4” wide 1960 2 1/2”
1961 2 ¼” 24 ½ “ Scale
Body: All Maple with binding around top – No back
binding - 2 unbound F holes - painted F holes 1961
Hardware: Bigsby vibrato - 1960 Gretsch vibrato -
Rosewood floating bridge - Chet Atkins sign post pickguard
Tuners: 6 individual chrome open back with oval buttons
Pickups: 1 FilterTron 2 FilterTons 1961 chrome plated
Neck: Maple - Half moon unbound
Finish: Cherry Red

Notes: Plain headstock with Gretsch Logo unbound

Duo Jet, Jet Firebird and Silver Jet

Introduced: 1954 to Present
Dimension: 13 ½ inches Wide
Body: Single Cutaway chambered top nitro plastic drum
material or laminated maple or mahogany
white binding no back binding
Hardware: Bigsby vibrato or Gretsch G tailpiece -
Rosewood floating bridge bass white or silver pickguard
Tuners: 6 individual chrome open back
Pickups: 2 DeArmond single coil then 2 FilterTons
Neck: Maple - Block then 1957 Cloud then 1961
half moon bound rosewood fingerboard
Finish: Black, Red and Silver

Notes: Gretsch’s competition for the Les Paul
single cut Goldtop.