SOLD Gretsch G6136-55GE 2016 White Falcon Nitro Lacquer/T-Armond/Bigsby

Discussion in 'Buy, Sell or Trade Negotiations' started by Hamoftruth, Jan 8, 2020.

  1. Hamoftruth

    Hamoftruth Electromatic

    Mar 16, 2017
    Hey y'all, I'm selling my 2016 White Falcon that I bought brand new from Street Sounds. This is the successor to the LDS model, in Gretsch's current Vintage Select series (originally called "Golden Era" before some legal issues forced them to rename the line). What differentiates this current model from previous iterations is fully hollowbody construction, a spruce top, and TV Jones T-Armond pickups. Because the thought of having a Gretsch witout a Bigsby perplexes me, I had Rocky from Street Sounds install a bigsby before he shipped it out to me. It uses the existing screw holes from the cadillac G tailpiece, which is included, so you can revert back to the floating bridge if it suits you. I've also wrapped both pickup's pole piece height adjustment screws/springs in a rubber band to minimize microphonics. The guitar has one minor ding near the bridge but I can't find any other significant wear on it. It has never been gigged. It simply doesn't get played as much as it deserves so I'd like to see it go to a good home. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask. Thanks!
    Asking $2800 plus shipping
  2. mbkri

    mbkri Country Gent

    Sep 22, 2012
    Oooooph! Wowza. GLWTS! Great guitar
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  3. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Country Gent

    Mar 6, 2014
    Phoenix, AZ
    Dream Falcon (besides vintage) right there, I wish I was saying ‘I’ll take it’ but no, GLWTS...:(
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  4. They should put a photo of that in the dictionary next to the word bling. That has major bling. Very nice. I also have a guitar that doesnt get the play it should. Mine is due to me not wanting to scratch it in case i ever sell it. So in the case it sits. Good luck with the sale. Unless you need another expensive guitar someone doesn’t play, then hit me up.
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  5. JC higgy

    JC higgy Friend of Fred

    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    So cool!:cool:

    All the best with it sir.
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  6. This is defiantly a gas builder. I believe it has a solid top instead of laminate. Makes me want to sell off gear. Someone take this away before there is damage
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  7. EdwardsKim

    EdwardsKim Gretschie

    May 11, 2013
    Chicago, IL
  8. Hamoftruth

    Hamoftruth Electromatic

    Mar 16, 2017
    I believe you're correct on it being a solid spruce top.
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  9. Hamoftruth

    Hamoftruth Electromatic

    Mar 16, 2017
    Thanks for everyone's interest and support. I will likely be listing it on reverb soon but will remain open to messages/offers here.
  10. Jeff67

    Jeff67 Gretschie

    Nov 3, 2019
    Crockett, Texas
    Wow! Wish I could...:)
  11. Mellowcat

    Mellowcat Electromatic

    Aug 22, 2013
  12. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Admin Post
    Here's a weekend bump for ya .... Best with the sale , Rocky knows what he's doing that's for sure
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2020
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  13. anthony466

    anthony466 Electromatic

    Dec 13, 2019
    Very very nice guitar... +1 on the Bigsby
  14. MikeSchindler

    MikeSchindler Synchromatic

    Feb 3, 2014
    Awesome! Good luck with the sale.
  15. Gregor

    Gregor Gretschie

    Oct 17, 2018
    New Brunswick, Canada
    Wowzer!!! That's a corker. I can only dream. Best of luck with the sale.
  16. Hamoftruth

    Hamoftruth Electromatic

    Mar 16, 2017
    Price drop to $2500 for a limited time only. I have an offer thru Reverb but wanted to give everyone a last chance here.
  17. cowmoo

    cowmoo Country Gent

    Aug 19, 2011
    North Wales
    Why can’t it be this side of the pond.....keep staring at this... obsessively.
  18. Reverb offers can be as painful to look at as Craigslist offers. Hope is works out.
  19. Hamoftruth

    Hamoftruth Electromatic

    Mar 16, 2017
    Sold on Reverb, thanks for everyone's interest! Cheers
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  20. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Congrats on the sale!
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