Is this a mid to late 30s model 35?

Discussion in 'Vintage Gretsch Discussion' started by SunRa, Feb 22, 2021.

  1. Wayne Gretschzky

    Wayne Gretschzky Country Gent

    Aug 27, 2008
    East Coast
    The position of the logo on the headstock (top-centered) would suggest this is a later 30s example of the American Orchestra model 35. The serial # is 4833... which would put it in the 1937ish timeframe.
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  2. SunRa

    SunRa Gretschie

    Feb 7, 2015
    new york
    That's what I thought though wasn't sure of the model...i get a little lost with those early Gretsch acoustic archtops.
  3. Ricochet

    Ricochet Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Looks to be in great shape. You thinking of pulling the trigger?
  4. SunRa

    SunRa Gretschie

    Feb 7, 2015
    new york
    Nope...recently acquired a 1941 Stnchromatic 100 and am very happy with it. This one has a carved top and possibly carved back and should sound nice.
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