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Gruhn Guitars Gretsch Penguin

1958 Gretsch Penguin


Gretsch was the first guitar company to offer an array of colors as standard finishes, and one of the most striking -- and one of the rarest -- was the white finish and gold trim found on the Penguin, the solidbody companion to Gretsch's famous White Falcon hollowbody electric.

This 1958 Penguin (inv. #EG2926) has the early vertical peghead logo, along with thumbprint fingerboard inlay, "Cadillac" tailpiece and patent-applied-for Filtertron pickups. The tuners are replicas of vintage Grover Imperials.

It is in excellent condition with original hard case (SOLD).

This instrument is SOLD

For further enjoyment..

Close of body
Pickguard and pickups
Tailpiece
Fingerboard
Headstock
Back of headstock
Full back view
Back of body
Neck heel