- electric guitars
Dates of manufacture:
Production of the CONVERTIBLE MODEL 6199/SAL SALVADOR MODEL began in 1955 and ended in 1968. It had single cutaway hollow maple body with two f holes, with a spruce top, gold pickguard with Gretsch logo, bound body. The neck was maple with a 21-fret bound rosewood fingerboard with pearl humptop block inlays. Hardware was an adjustable rosewood bridgewith G logo tailpiece, bound peghead with Gretsch logo inlay, 3-a-side Grover Imperial tuners, gold hardware.
It had a single DeArmond pickup (with the adjustable pole pieces) at the neck position, volume/tone controls mounted on the pickguard. It came in Bamboo Yellow and Ivory top finishes with Copper Mist and Sunburst back and neck colour options.