1957 Gretsch 6187 Corvette

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Summary: The Gretsch 6187 Corvette is a 16” fully hollow electric archtop with a DeArmond Dyansonic in the neck position, and a fabulous paint job. This is fine example of a Gretsch from the ‘50s. The Dyansonic pickup sounds great, and is wired into factory original stacked-pot tone circuit. The neck has been reset and there is some visible touch up paint. This guitar plays very well and the frets show almost no wear.

Body: Hollow body, Lotus Ivory (top), Grey Mist (back), gloss finish.

Neck: Rosewood fingerboard, 24.75” scale length, 1 5/8” nut width, “C-D” profile.

Pickups/Hardware: Single DeArmond Dynasonic pickup in the neck position, white button tuning keys, adjustable floating Rosewood bridge, original pickguard, trapeze tailpiece, original volume/tone knobs.

Cosmetics: This guitar is in great shape for a Gretsch from the ‘50s. The frets show minimal wear. It has light surface scratches throughout and light finish checking. There is some very light touch up paint on some of the edges and around the neck reset. The neck has been reset and this guitar is playing very well. Overall, this guitar sounds amazing and is stunning condition.

Playability: Our in-house guitar tech has inspected, setup, and restrung this instrument with a new set of strings. The neck is straight, the truss rod is fully functional, and the action has been setup low and comfortable. The frets are in great shape with no major grooves or divots from use and it plays beautifully up and down the fretboard.

Weight: 5.4 lbs.

Case: This guitar ships without a case, professionally packaged, and fully insured.