'77 GRETSCH WHITE FALCON Mod. 7594 MONO Made in USA, 2Cutaway ,Bigsby,RARE ! EX+

code VA857

BYRDS

Jan Akkerman

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BIRDS

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Gretsch Catalog circa 1970s White Falcon Chet Atkins

Gretsch White Falcon, Stereo Guitar, this was ordered in 1980 by Duke Gainous

This Gretsch White Falcon Stereo in photo is  the twin sister in site for sell.. was ordered in 1980 by Duke Gainous who is reputed to be one of the original Ink Spots from before World War 2. Duke Gainous is a local band leader and entertainment legend in the Daytona Beach FL area, He came here in 1946 after World War 2. He organized and led the first orchestra at Bethune Cookman College. He has played with Louis Armstrong, Ray Charles, has performed for the King of England. He has made his living leading his own band since 1946. Duke retired from playing in 1998 after a 21 year gig at a local nightspot where he missed only 4 nights in 21 years. Duke will turn 83  in a few weeks.

NECK: Set

Type- Maple laminate

Scale- 25 1/2 joined at 18th

Frets- 22 plus zero fret

Fingerboard- Ebony with Block markers

Truss- Gearbox type, Heel adjust

Headstock- White veneer, gold inlay, Gretsch T-roof logo

BODY:    

Size- 17′ x 2″

TypeMaple 5 ply Veneer, Double cutaway, Multiple Gold binding

Color- White

Back- White padded back pad, brass snaps

HARDWARE:

Tuners- Grover Kidney Bean 16:1 enclosed tuners or open back,

             Grover 14:1 enclosed tuners

Bridge- Model 6272 Adjustamatic bridge

Tremolo- (1970 to 1977) Model #6263 (1977-1981) Model #6275G

Controls- One system selector switch, 4 Three-way tone and pickup selector switches,

                  Two 500k pickup Volume, One standby switch

Knobs- Rogan Bros Model 21660, Gold Plastic, G Arrow

Pickups- 2 coil split Black Top Filtertrons

Pickguard- Falcon logo, 3/8  gold acrylic, 2 screws,

 

 

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Gretsch Catalog circa 1970s White Falcon Chet Atkins

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