Located in Portland



For your consideration, this is a 1942 Gretsch Synchromatic 160 in its original blonde finish. Featuring a hand-carved spruce top, bound “Cat-Eye” f-Holes, a solid carved figured maple back, and solid maple sides! It was customized by its previous owner with vintage waterslide horse decals and rhinestones in the pickguard. Too dang cool!

This beautiful vintage instrument comes complete with a hardshell case and our professional in-house setup.


Gold open-gear tuners

Bone nut with a width of 1-13/16"

24.75" scale 2-piece flamed maple neck with a depth measuring from .92" (1st fret) to 1.5" (heel)

Tortoise-white-black-bound rosewood fingerboard with a 7.25" radius

20 large frets

Tortoise-celluloid binding all-around the body

Rosewood stairstep bridge

Gold harp tailpiece




Year : 1942
Model : Synchromatic 160
Finish : Blonde
Case : HSC
Weight : 5 lbs 13 oz
Condition : Very Good
Modifications : None