GRETSCH MODEL 6073

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1968 to 1972

GRETSCH produced the MODEL 6073 between 1968 and 1972. It was a hollow bodied short scale electric bass, like the 6071 model but with an extra pickup and more controls. This model is sometimes referred to as the Monkee's bass because Pete Tork played one from 1966 to 1967. Reissued as the Gretsch G6073 Electrotone bass

Specifications (20)

Body

Body materialmaple body
Body shape featuressingle cutaway
Hollow bodyhollow body
Soundholesimulated f-holes

Hardware

Bridgeroller bridge
Hardware colorchrome hardware, gold hardware
TailpieceG logo trapeze tailpiece

Fretboard

Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers

General

Finish colorsmahogany finish
Made inUSA
Number of strings4 strings
Scale length29 inches scale-length

Neck

Neck materialmaple neck
Number of frets21 fret
Peghead (headstock)black face headstock
Tuner layoutfour-in-a-row tuners

Electronics

Pickups configuration2 pickups

Controls

Tone controls1 tone switch
Volume controls1 volume control

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