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.

'54 Rancher model 6022
Probably the most popular of the post-war Gretsch acoustics, this debut batch Rancher model 6022 displays the same western aesthetic found in several electric models in the Gretsch line. The infamous G-brand and flamboyant orange finish are often accompanied by highly figured maple on the back and sides. (Photo courtesy of Jim Hilmar)

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