The guitars conceived and produced by the Gretsch Company after WWII represent some of the more unique sounding and visually dynamic models available during the ''50s and into the mid-''60s.

'67 Monkees model 6123
The Gretsch company attempted to exploit the pop-culture phenomenon of the 1960s Monkees TV series, with a signature model dedicated to the band. These are decent guitars, but their association with the band has undermined their desirability for some. (Photo courtesy of Ron O'Keefe)