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Gretsch G6030 Nightbird Transparent Black Burst Japan 1991 w/OHSC

Gretsch G6030 Nightbird Transparent Black Burst Japan 1991 w/OHSC

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Gretsch G6030 Nightbird in Trans Black Burst finish made in Japan in1991 with Original Hard Shell Case. This acoustic guitar features a double bound laminated maple back&sides body with a solid sitka spruce top, 2-piece mahogany neck and bound rosewood fingerboard. Equipped with a preamp and Piezo pickup. Controlled by a master volume slider, bass, mid, and treble sliders. The 25.5" scale length neck has mother of pearl small dots / a scroll inlay at 12th fretand 21 narrow vintage frets on a 12" radius with a slim C neck profile. The hardware is comprised of gold Gretsch sealed diecast tuning machines, a bone nut ands a rosewood based bridge with mother of pearl inlay and compensated saddle.

These models are pretty rare now, they were only produced for a few years between 1989-91.

This guitar is in overall very good condition for its age with moderate signs of play. Light oxidation/ aging of the gold hardware, It has some binding shrinkage/ light checking at the seams, some light surface marks/ surface scratches, some light dings / Indentations and some belt rash. (See pics)

Guitar is freshly setup and restrung with 9-45 strings and includes original hard shell case.


  • Make: Gretsch
  • Model: G6030 Nightbird
  • Year: 1991
  • Finish: Trans Black Burst
  • Country: Japan
  • Serial #: 919030-7
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 6lbs 3.1oz
  • Body Type: Acoustic
  • Body Wood: Laminated Maple Back&Sides
  • Top Wood: Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Body Binding: Multi-Ply Cream
  • Scale Length: 25.5"
  • Neck Joint: Set Neck
  • Neck Wood: 2-piece mahogany neck
  • Neck Finish: Gloss
  • Finger Board: Rosewood
  • Neck Binding: Cream
  • Neck Radius: 12"
  • Neck Profile: Slim C
  • Inlays: Mother of Pearl Dots/ Scroll at 12th Fret
  • Nut Width: 1.695"
  • Nut: Bone
  • Frets: 21 Narrow Vintage
  • Pickup Config: Acoustic
  • Pickup: Piezo with Preamp
  • Hardware: Gold
  • Tuning Machines: Gretsch Sealed Diecast with Kidney Bean Heads
  • Strap Buttons: Thumb Wheels
  • Bridge: Rosewood Based Bridge with Compensated Saddle
  • Strings: 9-45 ultra Light
  • Mods: Bottom thumb wheel strap button was replaced with a new one
  • Case: Original Hard Shell Case


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