NGD meet my new number 1

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by Daktari9, Dec 8, 2017.

  1. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Friend of Fred

    Age:
    54
    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
    Never seen that binding/colour-combo. Just great.
     
  2. blc45

    blc45 Country Gent

    Age:
    68
    Aug 23, 2011
    nc
    Now that is a nice ride!!!!!
     
  3. Les Pedals

    Les Pedals Gretschie

    157
    Mar 29, 2017
    South Jersey
    Too sweet... Congrats!
     
  4. Uncle Daddy

    Uncle Daddy Friend of Fred

    Jan 19, 2012
    Maldon UK
    Kermit the penguin.
     
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  5. gtttrrr

    gtttrrr Synchromatic

    Age:
    52
    994
    Dec 7, 2011
    United States
    Wow,,, really dig the color,,, i'd had to pull the trigger on that, and figured out how to pay for it later! Congrats!
     
  6. Daktari9

    Daktari9 Gretschie

    200
    Dec 17, 2010
    Australia
    Heres the specs

    CST PENGUIN 59 LIME GRN-SLV BIND
    BASE MODEL - White Penguin - 1959 Style
    COLOR -Lime Green Metallic
    AGING TYPE- NOS
    TUNERS -Schaller Locking
    NECK PICKUP -TV Jones Classic
    MID PICKUP- None
    BRIDGE PICKUP -TV Jones Classic
    NECK SHAPE - Standard Neck Shape
    BRACING -N/A
    NUT -Bone
    WIRING -Master Vol, Neck Vol, Bridge Vol, P/U Selector Switch and Tone Switch
    BINDING- Silver
    FRETS - Vintage
    ZERO FRET YES/NO - No Zero Fret
    FRETBOARD WOOD -Ebony
    FRETBOARD INLAY MATERIAL- Mother Of Pearl
    FRETBOARD INLAY STYLE- Half Moon Thumbnail
    SIDE DOT COLOR- White Side Dots
    NECK WOOD- Mahogany
    TRUSS ADJUST- Headstock
    PICKGUARD ENGRAVING- Penguin Logo Engraved
    PICKGUARD MATERIAL- Silver Plexi
    KNOBS- Button
    BRIDGE- Adjusto-Matic Pinned
    TAILPIECE- Bigsby
    TOP -Arched Laminated Maple
    BACK- Chambered Mahogony Body
    SIDES- Chambered Mahogony Body
    HARDWARE- Chrome
    HEADSTOCK LOGO- Verticle Gretsch Logo
    HEADSTOCK LOGO MATERIAL- Standard
    BODY STYLE- Chambered Single Cutaway
    ADDITIONAL NOTES:
    NOS ‘59 Penguin in Lime Green Metallic w Silver Binding, all Chrome Hardware and a Bigsby – Pinned Adjustomatic Bridge – & Locking Tuners
     
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  7. toddfan

    toddfan Synchromatic

    743
    Mar 12, 2012
    Kansas
    That is really a cool looking penguin! Congrats!
     
  8. buchon2111

    buchon2111 Gretschie

    Age:
    19
    133
    Mar 26, 2016
    Way down in the boondocks
  9. JC higgy

    JC higgy Friend of Fred

    Age:
    49
    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
  10. Billy C

    Billy C Country Gent

    Aug 17, 2010
    El Mirage Arizona
    That be a dandy looking Gretsch, do like that awesome color. You be so lucky for sure, congrats are in order on this one............................
     
  11. JLD4133

    JLD4133 Country Gent

    May 10, 2011
    Mequon, WI
    Wow, what a knockout! I can see why you couldn't have resisted buying it.
     
  12. speedicut

    speedicut Friend of Fred

    Jun 5, 2012
    Alabama
    I like that color!
    Clarence the cross-eyed lion approves! :D

    (Daktari reference)
     
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  13. Ebidis

    Ebidis Gretschie

    Age:
    53
    194
    Jul 30, 2017
    Alabama
    That is a beautiful guitar! :eek:

    You've gotta be lovin' that thing. :D
     
  14. MikeyUK

    MikeyUK Synchromatic

    669
    Dec 15, 2016
    Rochdale, GB
    Congrats - ditto all of the above
     
  15. G DynaTron

    G DynaTron Synchromatic

    815
    Dec 7, 2015
    France
    I keep coming back to stare at the pics, this is the nicest penguin i've ever seen, i'm in love...

    Is it a Stephen Stern CS model ? I saw one on reverb.com around 4K$ few weeks ago.
     
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2017
  16. Synchro

    Synchro The artist formerly known as: Synchro Staff Member

    Jun 2, 2008
    Tucson
    Admin Post
    Everything on earth should be that color. :)
     
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  17. GJK1959

    GJK1959 Country Gent

    Age:
    60
    Mar 14, 2011
    Bishops Stortford
  18. Reedlvr

    Reedlvr Gretschie

    262
    Dec 8, 2017
    West Texas
  19. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Friend of Fred

    Wow . . . just wow!

    Oh, and a "congrats," too!
     
  20. Tony65x55

    Tony65x55 Gretschified

    Age:
    63
    Sep 23, 2011
    The 'Shwa, Ontario, Canada
    Don't know how I missed this thread. What a beautiful guitar!
     
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