*NGD* Champagne sparkle Gretsch!

Slashperryburst

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Um .... ALL of Pete Townshend's guitar parts on "Who's Next" were played on a Gretsch 6120. He didn't use it live, because hollow bodies are notoriously fragile, and Pete is known to be hard on his instruments.

Also, both Neil Young and Stephen Stills have used plenty crunchy Gretsch tones both live and in studio. And Jack White.

Don't forget Malcolm young.
 

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Limited run of 12 worldwide with this finish and pickup combo. Had seen a few come up for sale here and there over the past year or so, but would always sale quickly.

They had all but disappeared domestically for the past 3-4 months.

For the first time ever, I saw a “used” one pop up for sale..

I pounced.

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I’ve never been a gold hardware fan but it works here!
FLASHY McFLASH-$TAR!!!
Bet it sounds/feels pinchie bueno!!!
 

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I once had a chance to buy the vintage version of that one (or some other sparkle Gretsches) at a normal, non-collector price but balked because the (horrific) drumshell thick finish was starting to peel off in spots. The new ones are, it seems, much better made. Cool as the old ones can be, lots of them are made like crap. The new ones seem consistent, and even the less-expensive models seem very well made. Enjoy.
 

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