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.
'66 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman model 6122
Although originally introduced as a single-cutaway model, and one that Chet Atkins is largely associated with playing, the second generation Country Gentleman (released in 1962), with its double-cutaway body and string-mute feature often overshadows it's predecessor by way of it's association with George Harrison of the Beatles. This specimen is a late pre-Baldwin example featuring a SuperTron pickup in the neck position. (Guitar courtesy of Dave Rogers, photo by Tim Mullally)