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Gretsch G6136T-59 Limited Edition Falcon with Bigsby Ebony Fretboard Lake Placid Blue

Gretsch G6136T-59 Limited Edition Falcon with Bigsby Ebony Fretboard Lake Placid Blue

Serial Number: JT18072987

Regular price $3,599.99 Sale

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A sophisticated rendition of the original masterpiece, the G6136T-59 Limited Edition ’59 Falcon™ with Bigsby® combines period-accurate features and appointments from the golden age of electric guitars. Satisfying eyes and ears with its golden tones and gleaming looks, this rare Lake Placid Blue guitar comes alive in the player’s hands, singing with its distinctive voice at every strum.

A pair of TV Jones® Ray Butts Ful-Fidelity pickups generates powerful tone and unparalleled dynamics. A highly resonant laminated maple top with 1959-style trestle bracing and laminated maple back and sides make this instrument a veritable cannon. Add some expressive shimmer to your playing with the string-thru Bigsby B6CP vibrato tailpiece while the pinned rocking bar bridge and Graph Tech® TUSQ™ XL nut combine for impeccable tuning stability.

With its stunning looks and huge sound, the iconic G6136T-59 Limited Edition '59 Falcon with Bigsby is the crown jewel of Gretsch guitars. Includes a deluxe hardshell case.

Premium features include:

  • Limited Edition Lake Placid Blue finish with Silver Sparkle binding
  • 1959-style trestle bracing
  • Pair of TV Jones® Ray Butts Ful-Fidelity pickups
  • String-thru Bigsby® B6CP vibrato tailpiece
  • Pinned rocking bar bridge
  • Squeezebox paper-in-oil capacitors
  • Includes hardshell case
Build Hollow Body
Body Finish Gloss
Body Shape Falcon™
Body Material Laminated Maple
Bracing Trestle
Body Binding Silver Sparkle with W/B/W/B Purfling
Body Back Laminated Maple
Body Top Laminated Maple
Body Depth

2.75" (70 mm)

Neck Material Maple
Neck Finish Gloss
Neck Shape Standard "U"
Neck Binding Silver Sparkle with W/B/W Purfling
Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius 12" (305 mm)
Fingerboard Material Ebony
Number of Frets 22
Fret Size Medium Jumbo
Nut Width 1.6875" (42.86 mm)
Position Inlays Neo-Classic™ Thumbnail
Neck Plate None
Bridge Pickup TV Jones® Ray Butts Ful-Fidelity
Neck Pickup TV Jones® Ray Butts Ful-Fidelity
Controls Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Volume
Pickup Switching 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge And Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup, 3-Position Tone Switch
Pickup Configuration FilterTron/FilterTron

8.5lbs. Includes case.