For Sale G5125 Custom Pinstripe

Discussion in 'Buy, Sell or Trade Negotiations' started by birddog, Sep 18, 2021.

  1. birddog

    birddog Electromatic

    Apr 12, 2016
    Looking for 975.00 - 75.00 Shipping. It is on Reverb along with other guitars from my collection. Look up Gretsch Universe. Funding a 'holy grail' guitar. PM if interested.

    This guitar is in un-played condition. It is all original with the exception Custom Pinstripes that were applied prior to my purchasing it, I do not know who did them but they are excellent quality. Although reminiscent of Hot Rod Walt, they definitely are not...the head stock pinstriping is similar to Jimmy C. but again, they are not. The striping on the back of the neck is awesome!

    It has the renowned Gretsch D'armond pickups and has super smooth tone! Pickguard and Truss Rod covers still have the protective plastic from new. I also have the foam for under the bridge that came new, it will be placed under it for shipping to protect the finish. I only remove them so they do not cause finish damage in storage.

    Non-original case, built like a battle ship though...from smoke free home, kept in a climate and humidity controlled room in my home. In the last two photos, it looks like finish is actually paint spots from the light colored stripes caused when the striper was applying the pinstripes...kind of cool actually, in my opinion. No jack hole issues at all, it is perfect.

    This guitar has never been gigged or outside of my home. In actuality, it has not been out of the case but for photos for this ad and photos previously for my insurance company.

    I plugged it in an played it after photos, through my Marshall JCM2000 it has a raspy AC/DC tone when you rip into it!

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  2. Jerzey Bob

    Jerzey Bob Synchromatic

    Apr 3, 2021
    North Jersey
    wow. good stripers are something to behold, great talents. blows me away most go free hand.
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  3. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
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    That's sharp ! Best with the sale .... just curious . Is the pinstripe tape or paint ?
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  4. birddog

    birddog Electromatic

    Apr 12, 2016
    It is paint.
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  5. Marv666

    Marv666 Gretschie

    Jul 26, 2020
    Wow that looks super awesome!!
  6. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
  7. rcboals

    rcboals Country Gent

    Nov 21, 2008
    Springfield Oregon
    Looks real hot rod cool. Nice upgrades as well.
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2021
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  8. Merc

    Merc Friend of Fred

    May 6, 2017
    Looks stellar… should be easy to find a happy home. GLWTS
  9. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
    Looks great!!! Good luck with the sale!!
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