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In a uniquely Gretsch touch, the Bigsby tailpiece is now string-through, making it quicker (and easier) to change strings as well as providing increased vibration transfer for enhanced sustain.The Azure Metallic Limited Edition Falcon features gold hardware including Grover Imperial die-cast tuning machines and jeweled "G-Arrow" control knobs, white neck binding, F holes and a vintage thick plexi gold pickguard with Gretsch logo.Strike a chord with a Gretsch guitar in our wide selection online, or visit one of our stores. Over the past decade I have dedicated a lot of time to passionately researching and promoting the amazing instruments that the original Brooklyn-based Gretsch Company produced.In my travels I’ve encountered many other Gretsch fans who desire to understand more about the guitars that they love.With this site I’ve endeavored to establish a place where I can direct visitors to a variety of resources that exist on Gretsch topics. Best wishes – Ed Ball My Gretsch addiction began harmlessly enough with a visit to the 1992 Philadelphia Vintage Guitar show.G5435TG Limited Edition Electromatic Pro Jet with Bigsby and Gold Hardware The Electromatic Pro Jet models feature chambered basswood bodies and arched maple tops along with dual Black Top Filter’Tron humbucking pickups and Bigsby tailpieces that resonate beautifully.The G5435TG Limited Edition Electromatic Pro Jet with Bigsby and Gold Hardware is available in a Candy Apple Red finish, and features include a rosewood fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets and pearloid Neo-Classic thumbnail inlays, three-position pickup toggle switch, Bigsby B50 tailpiece, anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge, "G-Arrow" knobs, gold pickguard with Gretsch logo and threaded/knurled strap buttons.
It also features an agathis body, nato neck, rosewood fingerboard with 18 vintage-style frets and pearloid dot inlays, rosewood top-load bridge with compensated saddle, single-ply pickguard with “G” graphic and a 1950’s Gretsch 3x3 headstock.
I was out of college, and had just started to play the guitar, and wasn’t sure what to expect from the event. In spite of the overwhelming sea of different models on display that day, I was immediately enamored with the uniqueness and utter-cool factor that the Gretsch guitars possessed.