GRETSCH SILVER JET MODEL 6129

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1955 to 1963

GRETSCH made the SILVER JET MODEL 6129 between 1955 and 1963. The Silver Jet 6129 was a sparkly version of the Duojet (6128) model. The silver sparkle finish is Nitron plastic glued over a maple top (the same plastic material that Gretsch used as a finish on their drums on the 1950s).

From 1963 Duojets with sparkle finish became available.

Specifications (21)

Body

Body materialmahogany body
Body shape featuressingle cutaway
Body top materialplastic body top
Pickguard shaperaised pickguard

Hardware

Bridgeadjustable bridge
Hardware colorchrome hardware
TailpieceG logo trapeze tailpiece

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialpearl fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersblock fingerboard position markers

General

Finish colorssilver finish
Finish effectssparkle finish
Number of strings6 strings

Neck

Neck materialmahogany neck
Number of frets22 fret
Peghead (headstock)bound headstock
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Controls

Pickup selector controls3-way selector switch
Tone controls1 tone control
Volume controls1 volume control

Electronics

Pickups configuration2 single coil pickups

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