John Lennon’s Gretsch Up for Auction

October 7, 2014

Guitar Player magazine ( is reporting that John Lennon’s Gretsch 6120 will be auctioned in November. This is the same guitar that was played by Lennon in April 1966 while recording The Beatles hit “Paperback Writer.” It is reported that the guitar might fetch as much as $1 million!

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Vintage 1957 Gretsch Duo Jet on Antiques Road Show

July 17, 2012
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Share This:A vintage 1957 Gretsch Duo Jet electric guitar, in really nice condition, recently seen on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow. Appraised by Richard Johnston from our friends at Gryphon Stringed Instruments in Palo Alto, California. What value did it appraise for? Watch Appraisal: 1957 Gretsch Duo-Jet on PBS. See more from Antiques Roadshow.

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Gretsch 6170 Pro Bass Amp

July 2, 2011
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Share This:Now on eBay I don’t know the seller or endorse the product, but here is a cool late 60’s bass amp built by Valco for Gretsch. Solid-state rectifier, 12AX7 preamp tubes (I believe?), 6L6 output tubes and a Jensen 15-inch speaker. I have not heard these amps myself, but the seller claims they are […]

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