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Gretsch Unveils 2021 Lineup of Electric Guitars

Gretsch has unveiled its 2021 lineup of electric guitars
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Gretsch has pulled back the curtains on its 2021 lineup of electrics guitars.

Boasting more than a dozen new Vintage Select Edition, Players Edition, Limited Edition, Electromatic, and Streamliner models, the company's 2021 lineup is packed with models for players of a variety of styles, and a variety of budgets.

You can read more about each of them below.

Vintage Select – G6129T-89VS

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Gretsch G6128T-89 Vintage Select '89 Duo Jet with Bigsby

Gretsch G6129T-89 Vintage Select '89 Duo Jet with Bigsby (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)
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Gretsch G6129T-89 Vintage Select '89 Sparkle Jet with Bigsby

Gretsch G6129T-89 Vintage Select '89 Sparkle Jet with Bigsby (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)

The resurrection of a late-’80s model immortalized by Chris Cornell in the video for Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun", the new Vintage Select ’89 Jet guitar features period-correct chambered mahogany construction, a maple set neck, and a 12”-radius rosewood fingerboard with pearloid Hump Block inlays.

Sonically, it's outfitted with TV Jones TV Classic Plus bridge and TV Jones TV Classic neck pickups, controlled by master volume – with a treble bleed circuit – master tone, and individual pickup volume controls, plus a three-way pickup toggle switch.

Elsewhere, the guitar includes a bone nut, G-arrow knobs, a Bigsby vibrato tailpiece, an Adjusto-Matic bridge with a pinned rosewood base, Gotoh tuners, a silver pickguard, nickel hardware, and a late-’80s black headstock with the Gretsch logo and a horseshoe inlay. 

The Gretsch G6129T-89VS guitar will be available in March – in Black, Gold Sparkle, and Silver Sparkle finishes – for $2,599

Players Edition – G6228TG-PE with Bigsby/Gold Hardware

Gretsch G6228TG Players Edition Jet BT with Bigsby and Gold Hardware

Gretsch G6228TG Players Edition Jet BT with Bigsby and Gold Hardware (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)

The first Players Edition Jet BT with a Bigbsy tailpiece and gold hardware, the G6228TG-PE boasts a select 1.85” mahogany body with a maple top, and Tim Shaw-designed Gretsch Broad’Tron BT65 pickups controlled by a master volume with a treble bleed circuit and individual pickup volume controls.

The guitar also features a lowered neck set, full-access rolled cutaway and tapered heel, and a no-load master tone pot with a Squeezebox paper-in-oil capacitor.

The Gretsch G6228TG-PE Players Edition Jet BT with Bigsby and Gold Hardware will be available in March – in Cadillac Green, Midnight Sapphire, and Walnut Stain finishes with a black pickguard – for $2,599.

Limited Edition – G6136T/G6134T/G6119TG-62RW-LTD

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Gretsch G6136T Limited Edition Falcon with Bigsby

Gretsch G6136T Limited Edition Falcon with Bigsby (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)
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Gretsch G6134T Limited Edition Penguin Koa with Bigsby

Gretsch G6134T Limited Edition Penguin Koa with Bigsby (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)
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Gretsch G6119TG-62RW-LTD Limited Edition '62 Rosewood Tenny with Bigsby and Gold Hardware

Gretsch G6119TG-62RW-LTD Limited Edition '62 Rosewood Tenny with Bigsby and Gold Hardware (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)

The G6136T Limited Edition Falcon with Bigsby features a pair of TV Jones Ray Butts Ful-Fidelity pickups – controlled by separate bridge and neck volume controls, a three-way toggle switch, and no-load master tone and master volume controls with “Squeezebox” paper-in-oil caps – and 1959 trestle bracing. 

Elsewhere, the guitar is outfitted with a string-thru Bigsby B6CP tailpiece, a pinned “rocking” bar bridge with an ebony base, a bone nut, Grover Imperial locking tuning machines, chrome hardware, and a silver vintage thick plexi pickguard with Gretsch and Falcon logos.

It will be available in February – in a Two-Tone Copper/Sahara Metallic gloss urethane finish – for $3,599.

Gretsch G6136T Limited Edition Falcon with Bigsby

Gretsch G6136T Limited Edition Falcon with Bigsby (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)

The G6134T Limited Edition Penguin Koa with Bigsby features a matching figured koa headstock, tortoiseshell body, and neck binding, mother of pearl Neo-Classic thumbnail inlays, jeweled arrow control knobs, a tortoise pickguard, and gold hardware. 

It has a chambered mahogany body and set mahogany neck boasting a 12”-radius ebony fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets, plus an arched koa top, and a pair of TV Jones TV Classic pickups controlled by a three-position pickup toggle switch, individual pickup volume controls, a master volume, and a three-position tone toggle switch. 

Elsehwere, there's a Bigsby B3 tailpiece, and a rocking bar bridge with a pinned ebony base, Grover Imperial tuners, and bone nut. 

It will be available in April – in a Natural finish – for $3,299.

Gretsch G6134T Limited Edition Penguin Koa with Bigsby

Gretsch G6134T Limited Edition Penguin Koa with Bigsby (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)

The G6119TG-62RW-LTD Limited Edition ‘62 Rosewood Tenny with Bigsby and Gold Hardware features a rosewood top and a 12”-radius rosewood fingerboard with 22 vintage small frets. 

Sonically, it's outfitted with TV Jones TV Classic humbucking pickups, with individual pickup volume controls, a master volume, a standby switch, a three-position tone switch, and Gretsch “Squeezebox” paper-in-oil capacitors.

The guitar also features parallel tone bars connecting the top and back, a “rocking” bar bridge with a pinned rosewood base, a Bigsby B6G vibrato tailpiece, vintage-style bone nut, gold G-arrow control knobs, and Grover Sta-Tite open-back tuning machines. 

Other visual appointments include aged white binding with black purfling, aged pearloid Neo-Classic thumbnail inlays, a rosewood headcap, and a black pickguard with the Gretsch logo. 

It will be available in March – in a gloss urethane finish – for $2,599.

Gretsch G6119TG-62RW-LTD Limited Edition '62 Rosewood Tenny with Bigsby and Gold Hardware

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Electromatic Collection – G5410T/G5622/G5622T

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Gretsch G5410T Limited Edition Electromatic Tri-Five Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby Two-Tone Fiesta Red Vintage White

Gretsch G5410T Limited Edition Electromatic Tri-Five Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby Two-Tone Fiesta Red Vintage White (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)
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Gretsch G5622 Electromatic Center Block Double-Cut with V-Stoptail Bristol Fog

Gretsch G5622 Electromatic Center Block Double-Cut with V-Stoptail Bristol Fog (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)
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Gretsch G5622T Electromatic Center Block Double-Cut with Bigsby Speyside

Gretsch G5622T Electromatic Center Block Double-Cut with Bigsby Speyside (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)

The G5410T Limited Edition Electromatic Tri-Five Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby is built with a thin but fully hollow body and a 12”-radius rosewood fingerboard with pearloid Neo-Classic thumbnail inlays.

It's outfitted with dual Black Top Filter’Tron humbucking pickups with pearloid inserts, controlled by a master volume with a treble bleed circuit, a master tone, individual pickup volume knobs, and a three-way pickup toggle switch.

Other features include oversized bound F holes, a late-’50s G6120 bound headstock, Graph Tech NuBone nut, an Adjusto-Matic bridge with a secured rosewood base, and a Bigsby B60 vibrato tailpiece.  

Other visual appointments include matching “Caddy V”-inlay headstocks and chrome hardware.

It will be available in March – in Two-Tone Fiesta Red and Vintage White, Two-Tone Ocean Turquoise and Vintage White, and Tone Vintage White and Casino Gold (with a gold pickguard, rather than the vintage white pickguard of the other two finishes) finishes – for $899.

Gretsch G5410T Limited Edition Electromatic Tri-Five Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby Two-Tone Fiesta Red Vintage White

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The G5622 Electromatic Center Block with V-Stoptail features a double-cutaway maple body with a chambered spruce center block, and dual Black Top Broad’Tron humbucking pickups with a master volume control with a treble bleed circuit, master tone, individual pickup volume controls, and a three-position pickup toggle switch.

Elsewhere, the guitar features an Adjusto-Matic bridge, Graph Tech NuBone nut, G-arrow knobs, and a V-Stoptail. 

It will be available in February – in Aged Walnut, Black Gold (with a gold pickguard), or Bristol Fog (with a black pickguard) finishes with nickel hardware – for $699

Gretsch G5622 Electromatic Center Block Double-Cut with V-Stoptail Bristol Fog

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The G5622T Electromatic Center Block Double-Cut with Bigsby Stoptail features a double-cutaway maple body with a chambered spruce center block and dual Black Top Broad’Tron humbucking pickups, with a master volume control with a treble bleed circuit, master tone, individual pickup volume controls, and a three-position pickup toggle switch.

Elsewhere, there's an anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge, a Graph Tech NuBone nut, G-arrow knobs, and a Bigsby B70 vibrato tailpiece. 

It will be available in February – in Single Barrel Burst and Speyside finishes, with a gold pickguard, gold pickup bezels, and nickel hardware – for $799.

Gretsch G5622T Electromatic Center Block Double-Cut with Bigsby Speyside

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Streamliner Collection – G2622T-P90/G2622-P90/G2655T-P90/G2655-P90/G2410TG

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Gretsch G2622T-P90 Streamliner Center Block Double-Cut P90 with Bigsby Brownstone

Gretsch G2622T-P90 Streamliner Center Block Double-Cut P90 with Bigsby Brownstone (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)
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Gretsch G2622-P90 Streamliner Center Block Double-Cut P90 with V-Stoptail Havana Burst

Gretsch G2622-P90 Streamliner Center Block Double-Cut P90 with V-Stoptail Havana Burst (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)
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Gretsch G2655T-P90 Streamliner Center Block Jr. Double-Cut P90 with Bigsby Two-Tone Midnight Sapphire and Vintage Mahogany Stain

Gretsch G2655T-P90 Streamliner Center Block Jr. Double-Cut P90 with Bigsby Two-Tone Midnight Sapphire and Vintage Mahogany Stain (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)
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Gretsch G2655-P90 Streamliner Center Block Jr. Double-Cut P90 with V-Stoptail Brownstone

Gretsch G2655-P90 Streamliner Center Block Jr. Double-Cut P90 with V-Stoptail Brownstone (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)
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Gretsch G2410TG Streamliner Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby and Gold Hardware

Gretsch G2410TG Streamliner Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby and Gold Hardware Single Barrel (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)

The G2622T-P90 Streamliner Center Block Double-Cut P90 with Bigsby features a 16” chambered mahogany body with a chambered spruce center block, enlarged F-holes, and a white-bound nato neck with a thin “U”-shaped profile and a 12”-radius laurel fingerboard with oval inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets. 

Its Fideli’Sonic P90 pickups can be toyed with via neck and bridge pickup volume controls, a master tone control, master volume control, and three-way pickup toggle switching.

An anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge, synthetic bone nut, and a Bigsby-licensed B70 tailpiece also come standard. 

Visual appointments include new “radio arrow” control knobs, stylized pickup bezels, aged white binding with upgraded purfling, a one-ply pickguard, and nickel hardware.

It will be available in April – in Brownstone, Forge Glow, and Gunmetal finishes – for $599.

Gretsch G2622T-P90 Streamliner Center Block Double-Cut P90 with Bigsby Brownstone

Gretsch G2622T-P90 Streamliner Center Block Double-Cut P90 with Bigsby Brownstone (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)

The G2622-P90 Streamliner Center Block Double-Cut P90 with V-Stoptail features a 16” chambered mahogany body with a chambered spruce center block, enlarged F-holes, and a white-bound nato neck with a thin “U”-shaped profile boasting a 12”-radius laurel fingerboard with oval inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets.

Sonically, it's outfitted with Fideli’Sonic P90 pickups, with neck and bridge pickup volume controls, a master tone control, master volume control, and three-way pickup toggle switching.

An anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge, synthetic bone nut, and V-Stoptail also come standard. 

Visual appointments include radio arrow control knobs, stylized pickup bezels, aged white binding with upgraded purfling, a one-ply pickguard, and nickel hardware.

It will be available in April – in Claret Burst and Havana Burst finishes – for $499.

Gretsch G2622-P90 Streamliner Center Block Double-Cut P90 with V-Stoptail Havana Burst

Gretsch G2622-P90 Streamliner Center Block Double-Cut P90 with V-Stoptail Havana Burst (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)

The G2655T-P90 Streamliner Center Block Jr. Double-Cut P90 with Bigsby features a 14” chambered mahogany body with a chambered spruce center block, enlarged F-holes, and a white-bound nato neck with a thin “U”-shaped profile boasting a 12”-radius laurel fingerboard with unique oval inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets.

Sonically, the guitar features Fideli’Sonic P90 pickups, with neck and bridge pickup volume controls, a master tone control, master volume control, and three-way pickup toggle switching.

Elsewhere, there's an anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge, synthetic bone nut, and a Bigsby-licensed B50 vibrato tailpiece. 

Visual appointments include radio arrow control knobs, stylized pickup bezels, aged white binding with upgraded purfling, a one-ply pickguard, and nickel hardware.

It will be available in April – in Two-Tone Midnight Sapphire and Vintage Mahogany Stain, Two-Tone Mint Metallic and Vintage Mahogany Stain, and Two-Tone Sahara Metallic and Vintage Mahogany Stain finishes – for $599.

Gretsch G2655T-P90 Streamliner Center Block Jr. Double-Cut P90 with Bigsby Two-Tone Midnight Sapphire and Vintage Mahogany Stain

Gretsch G2655T-P90 Streamliner Center Block Jr. Double-Cut P90 with Bigsby Two-Tone Midnight Sapphire and Vintage Mahogany Stain (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)

The G2655-P90 with V-Stoptail features a 14” chambered mahogany body with a chambered spruce center block, enlarged F-holes, and a white-bound nato neck with a thin “U”-shaped profile boasting a 12”-radius laurel fingerboard with oval inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets.

Sonics come by way of Fideli’Sonic P90 pickups, with neck and bridge pickup volume controls, a master tone control, master volume control, and three-way pickup toggle switching.

An anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge, synthetic bone nut, and V-Stoptail also come standard. 

Visual appointments include radio arrow control knobs, stylized pickup bezels, aged white binding with upgraded purfling, a one-ply pickguard, and nickel hardware.

It will be available in April – in Brownstone and Claret Burst finishes – for $499. 

Gretsch G2655-P90 Streamliner Center Block Jr. Double-Cut P90 with V-Stoptail Brownstone

Gretsch G2655-P90 Streamliner Center Block Jr. Double-Cut P90 with V-Stoptail Brownstone (Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)

The G2410TG Streamliner Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby and Gold Hardware features enlarged F-holes and a bound nato neck with a thin “U”-shaped profile that boasts a 12”-radius laurel fingerboard with pearloid Hump Block inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets.

It packs Broad’Tron BT-2S pickups, with neck and bridge pickup volume controls, a master tone control, master volume control, and three-way pickup toggle switching.

A Bigsby-licensed B60 vibrato tailpiece, and Adjusto-Matic bridge with a secured laurel base also come standard.

It will be available in February – in Ocean Turquoise, Village Amber (with a tortoise pickguard), and Single Barrel Stain (with a cream pickguard) finishes with gold hardware – for $599.

For more info on all of Gretsch's new models, stop by gretschguitars.com.

Gretsch G2410TG Streamliner Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby and Gold Hardware

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