GRETSCH CONVERTIBLE MODEL 6199/SAL SALVADOR MODEL

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1955 to 1968

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.

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Prices (5)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
2008£2950good
1973$150excellentDee Church
2014$3000good
2015$600worn
2016$3000excellent

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Dee Church's picture

My Gretsch model 6199

I've got one of these that I paid $150 for in 1973.  I guess it is worth more than that now!  I tried to upload a couple of pics, but I don't see them here yet.

Gretsch model 6199

Dee

You can send the photos to me at

and I'll a page for your guitar if you like,

Nathan

6199

would you sell it..I'm interested