10-12-2008 10-12-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2428 Boston
October 12, 2008 12:00PMCalender
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American Electric Guitar, The Fred Gretsch Mfg. Co., Brooklyn, c. 1957, Model 6190

$2,133$1,800
Auction: Musical Instruments - 2428 Location: Boston Date / Time: October 12, 2008 12:00PM

Description:

American Electric Guitar, The Fred Gretsch Mfg. Co., Brooklyn, c. 1957, Model 6190 labeled THE FRED GRETSCH MFG CO, 60 BROADWAY BROOKLYN 11 NY, 6190, MODEL 6190, SERIAL NO 23656, MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MAKERS SINCE 1883, the headstock engraved GRETSCH, length of back 20 3/8 in., width of lower bout 15 7/8 in., with case, literature and hang tags.
Estimate $300-500

"Streamliner", unplayed, dealer stock. Melitta bridge detached, hang tags, warantee certificate, etc. Section of back binding (2 in.) at very bottom breaking down. Later chipboard case.

Keywords

The Fred Gretsch Mfg., THE FRED GRETSCH MFG CO, FRED, dealer, Melitta bridge, Gretsch