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2009 Gretsch Synchromatic G400 Archtop! SOLD!

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The Gretsch G-400 was the ultimate archtop of the jazz age. Meant to compete with the Epiphone Emperor and Gibson Super 400, Gretsch spared no expense in building these big jazz boxes. Original 1930s G-400s are extremely rare and expensive. Gretsch's Synchromatic G-400 recreates the original at a much better price. Built in the same Terada, Japan factory as recent D'Angelico archtops, this is an incredible instrument. Top notch materials and workmanship throughout. The top is solid spruce while the back and sides are maple for good tone and projection. The 25.5 inch scale 3 piece maple neck features a bound ebony fingerboard with gorgeous split humpblock inlays. Grover Imperial tuners, an art deco inspired floating bridge and the unique Chromatic tailpiece team up for incredible performance. Top notch appointments include cat's eye soundholes, multiple binding, gold plated hardware, and a gorgeous headstock inlay. The finish is a gorgeous piano black. An incredible stage guitar and a top notch acoustic archtop!

This G400 plays and sounds great. The neck is comfortable, the action is good and the frets are fine. It has nice acoustic tone with plenty of cut. A great guitar for traditional jazz, country or gypsy jazz styles. This is a great opportunity to grab a top notch archtop/ This guitar is leftover stock from a dealer. Never sold to the public, it is in new old stock condition. As nice or nicer than many hanging in stores as new. As I'm not an authorized Gretsch dealer, no factory warranty applies. Comes in original hardshell case with case candy.

It's hard to find a good quality acoustic archtop at a good price. This G400 Synchromatic is one of the best choices out there. Unfortunately, Gretsch no longer offers this model. This may be your best chance to grab one.


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