Gretsch G9200 Boxcar Round-Neck Resonator Guitar (2715010521)

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Gretsch G9200 Boxcar Round-Neck Resonator Guitar (2715010521) - Description

The miracle of volume! With its mahogany "long-body" design and comfortable "soft V"-shaped neck, this faithful reissue of the 1930s classic sounds and plays like a million bucks. The vital feature of all Gretsch resonator guitars is the Gretsch Ampli-Sonic diaphragm (resonator cone), which is hand-spun in Eastern Europe from nearly 99 percent pure aluminium, yielding an impressive quality and volume of tone.

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Gretsch G9200 Boxcar Round-Neck Resonator Guitar (2715010521) - Specifications

  • Resonator Bracing: Internal 
  • Sound-Well Rosette: NA Body 
  • Material: Laminated Mahogany 
  • Body Finish: Vintage Semi-Gloss 
  • Body Back: Laminated Mahogany 
  • Body Sides: Laminated Mahogany 
  • Body Top: Laminated Mahogany Neck 
  • Neck Material: Mahogany 
  • Neck Shape: Soft "V" 
  • Scale Length: 25" (635 mm) 
  • Fingerboard Radius: 15.75" (400 mm) 
  • Number of Frets: 19 (12 to Body) 
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo 
  • String Nut: Bone Nut 
  • Width: 1.75" (44.45 mm) 
  • Truss Rod Nut: Hex 
  • Headstock: 1930's Gretsch 3x3 
  • Neck Finish: Vintage Semi-Gloss 
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood 
  • Position Inlays: White Dot 
  • Hardware Bridge: Spider - Ebony-Tipped Maple 
  • Tuning Machines: Grover Sta-Tite Die-Cast 
  • Orientation: Right-Hand 
  • Pickguard: None 
  • Miscellaneous 
  • Strings: D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze, Light

Gretsch musical instrument production began in 1883 when Friedrich Gretsch, a German immigrant, set up a shop in Brooklyn for the manufacture of banjos, tambourines and drums. The company was immediately prosperous, but in 1895 Friedrich Gretsch died at 39 and his 15-year-old son, Fred, took over. By 1916 Fred Gretsch had moved the company into a 10-story building at 60 Broadway in Brooklyn and become one of America's leading importers and manufacturers of musical instruments. At this time, Gretsch still produced very few guitars, because there was little market for guitars. The banjo reigned supreme until well into the big-band era, when the archtop guitar came to the fore. Gretsch responded with the Synchromatic line. When Fred Gretsch retired in 1942 his son William took over until Fred Gretsch, Jr. took the helm in 1948. Fred Jr. went on to lead the company through its guitar heyday. The golden years... Gretsch had manufactured electric guitars prior to 1955, producing a limited number of Hawaiian lap steels and the Electromatic arch-tops, among other models, but around 1954 the Golden Age of Gretsch guitars began. In quick succession the Electromatic evolved into the Country Club, the Jet solidbodies were introduced and two of Gretsch's best-loved models, the 6120 Chet Atkins model and the White Falcon hit the market. Retailing for $385 new, the 6120 featured twin DeArmond pickups, a Bigsby vibrato, and a big G brand on the top. Although the 6120 was originally directed at the country market, it has been favoured by rock and rollers from Eddie Cochran to Pete Townshend to Brian Setzer. The 6121 Chet Atkins model, released at the same time, followed the Jet model: it looked like a solid body, but underneath the cap, the mahogany body was extensively routed. []


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