Gretsch Announces 2014 Roots Collection

New and improved lineup of banjos, mandolins, resonators and guitars   09-Jan-14

Gretsch Announces 2014 Roots Collection


Gretsch has released an all new and improved lineup of banjos, mandolins, resonators and guitars in the 2014 Roots Collection, the eclectic family of instruments that transports players to a bygone era. The most distinctive features of each individual model are listed below:

G9550 New Yorker™ Archtop
Arched solid spruce top with laminated maple sides and arched back
Vintage-Style "V"-shaped mahogany neck profile
Rosewood fingerboard
25" scale
Compensated rosewood bridge with trapeze tailpiece
Sunburst Finish

G9515 Jim Dandy Flat Top
Agathis top and sides
"C"-shaped nato neck
Rosewood fingerboard
24" scale
Rosewood top-load bridge with compensated PPS saddle
Semi-gloss Coral Sunburst finish

G9231 Bobtail™ Steel Square-Neck A.E.
Steel body
Square-shaped mahogany neck
Rosewood fingerboard
25" scale
Gretsch Ampli-Sonic Spider resonator cone and bridge
Fishman® Nashville Resophonic pickup
Semi-gloss clear top coat finish

G9221 Bobtail™ Steel Round-Neck A.E.
Steel body
Medium "V"-shaped mahogany neck
Rosewood fingerboard
25" scale
Gretsch Ampli-Sonic™ Spider resonator cone and bridge
Fishman® Nashville Resophonic pickup
Semi-gloss clear top coat finish

G9212 Honey Dipper™ Special, Square Neck
Bell brass body top, back and sides
Square-shaped mahogany neck
Rosewood fingerboard
25" scale
Gretsch Ampli-Sonic™ Biscuit resonator cone and bridge
Weathered "Delta Blue" body finish

G9202 Honey Dipper™ Special, Round Neck
Bell brass body top, back and sides
Medium "V"-shaped mahogany neck
Rosewood fingerboard
25" scale
Gretsch Ampli-Sonic™ Biscuit resonator cone and bridge
Weathered "Delta Blue" body finish

G9480 "Laydie Belle" Irish Tenor Banjo
3-ply solid maple body
Whyte-Laydie tone ring
Vintage soft "U"-shaped 3-piece maple/walnut/maple neck
Rosewood fingerboard with 17 frets
Vintage-style "No Knot"-type tailpiece
Maple gloss finish

G9455 "Dixie Special" 5-String Open Back Banjo
Open-back banjo with maple plywood body
Rolled brass tone ring and 24 tension brackets
Vintage soft "U"-shaped 3-piece maple/walnut/maple neck
Rosewood fingerboard with 18 frets
Vintage-style "No Knot"-type tailpiece
Maple matte finish

G9350 Park Avenue F-Mandolin A.E.
Arched solid spruce top
Solid maple sides and arched back
Maple neck with vintage-style "V" profile
Rosewood fingerboard with B&D snowflake inlays
Open-back geared tuning machines
Engraved tailpiece
Fishman® M300 Nashville piezo-ceramic pickup
Antique semi-gloss Vintage Sunburst finish

G9126-ACE Guitar-Ukulele, Acoustic-Cutaway-Electric with Gig Bag
Solid quartersawn mahogany top
Laminated mahogany back and sides
One-piece mahogany neck
Rosewood fingerboard with 19 frets
Bone nut and saddle
Rosewood bridge
Grover® Sta-Tite™ tuners
Fishman® Kula pickup/preamp system
Open pore semi-gloss finish
Deluxe fitted gig bag

G9120-SK Tenor Koa Ukulele
Solid koa top, back and sides
One-piece mahogany neck
Rosewood fingerboard with 19 frets
Rosewood bridge
Bone nut and saddle
Grover® 9NB geared tuning machines
Open pore semi-gloss finish
Deluxe fitted gig bag

G9110-SK Concert Koa Ukulele
Solid koa top, back and sides
One-piece mahogany neck
Rosewood fingerboard with 16 frets
Rosewood bridge
Bone nut and saddle
Grover® 9NB geared tuning machines
Open pore semi-gloss finish
Deluxe fitted gig bag

G9110-L Concert Long-Neck Acoustic/Electric Ukulele with Gig Bag
Long scale providing two more inches of string length and two more frets clear of the body for more room in upper registers
Mahogany top, back and sides
Tenor mahogany neck
Rosewood fingerboard with 19 frets
Rosewood bridge
Bone nut and saddle
Fishman® Kula pickup/preamp system
Open pore semi-gloss finish
Fitted gig bag

G9100-L Soprano Long-Neck Ukulele with Gig Bag
Mahogany top, back and sides
Tenor mahogany neck
Rosewood fingerboard with 16 frets
Rosewood bridge
Bone nut and saddle
Open pore semi-gloss finish
Fitted gig bag

Pricing and Availability:
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