1959 Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman and 1954 Custom Gretsch Streamliner
Chet's two most recognizable signature models. On the left is a 1959 Country Gentleman modified with a Super'Tron pickup at the neck position and an internal phase shifter activated by the red switch. On the right is an early version of the 6120, presented to him in 1954 as a proposed signature model. It was a special order Gretch Streamliner with bright orange finish, belt-buckle tailpiece, "G" brand, signpost pickguard, and Western-style engraved inlay.