1968 Gretsch 6071 *Near mint condition* / Make an enquiry

Manufacturer
Gretsch
Model
6071
Colour
Red Mahogany
Condition
Excellent 9/10
Weight
Case
OHSC
Price
1,575**SOLD**

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**SOLD** **SOLD** Vintage 1968 Gretsch 6071 single pickup hollow body bass. The double pickup version was the 6073. (as made famous by Peter Tork from the Monkees

This bass is in near mint condition and includes the original case. Set up nice and low, the frets are good as is the truss rod. There are only a few minor dings here and there to the body/ headstock but nothing major. The binding is all intact. The back of the body has a cutout covered by a leather pad which also protects the finish from buckle rash. The leather pad is attached to the body with press studs. The string mute is missing. A previous owner appears to have etched what looks like a phone number into the back of the machine heads and under the tailpiece.

Tennessean-style body, 15-5/8 inch lower bout, red mahogany finish, maple body, rounded single cutaway, maple neck, 21-fret ebony fingerboard with dot inlays, 1-5/8 inch nut width, 29-1/4inch scale length, gold hardware, roller bridge with ebony base, one Super Tron pickup, pots dated 1966, one volume control, two two-way switches, mute with switch, G-tailpiece, two white-plastic finger rests, padded back, 4-on-a-side tuners, gold Gretsch headstock nameplate, very cool, with OHSC (dark purple lining)