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The fred gretsch manufacturing company, brooklyn, circa 1955
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THE FRED GRETSCH MANUFACTURING COMPANY, BROOKLYN, CIRCA 1955\n\nA SOLID-BODY ELECTRIC GUITAR, JET FIREBIRD, 6131\n\nInlaid at the headstock with the logo Gretsch and applied at the pickguard, partially redacted serial number inscribed on the control cavity cover plate, with original hardshell case bearing a label inscribed GRETSCH JET FIREBIRD 6131 RED # and SERIAL NO. DG1069; accompanied by a letter from George Gruhn to Pink Floyd Music, Ltd. on Gruhn Guitars, Inc. headed stationery, dated 16th May 1980, confirming the guitar had been placed on hold, an original sales invoice from Gruhn Guitars, Inc. to Pink Floyd Music, Ltd., dated 12th June 1980, together with the original air waybill, shipping invoice, supplementary shipping invoice, customs declaration, customs invoice, arrival advice and delivery note, variously dated from 12th to 20th June 1980\n\nLength of back 17 7/8 in. (45.3 cm.)
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David Gilmour purchased this guitar from Gruhn Guitars in Nashville, Tennessee, in June 1980 and kept it for studio use.

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quantity

A SOLID-BODY ELECTRIC GUITAR, JET FIREBIRD, 6131

literature

Bacon T. and Day, P. The Ultimate Guitar Book, London, 1991, illus. pp. 144-145.

lot_number

42


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