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“Welcome to the guitar collection. On the second floor of our store we have on display over 300 guitars and more than 50 amps that I’ve accumulated over the years. The friends and customers that have visited us seem to really appreciate being able to view this, so we thought we would share it with our online friends and fellow guitar enthusiasts as well. Enjoy!”

– Dave Rogers

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  • 33066

    6120, ’59

    Western Orange, Serial number 33066.

  • 86184

    Model 6071 Bass, ’66

    Walnut, Serial # 86184.

  • 46589

    6120, ’62

    Western Orange, Serial # 46589.

  • 21485

    Rancher, ’57

    Western Orange, Serial # 21485. The Fred Gretsch Company introduced its most famous flat-top, The Rancher in1954. The Rancher was a jumbo 17 inch wide, triangular soundhole acoustic based on… READ MORE

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    6120, ’56

    Western Orange, Serial # 18527. By the early ‘50s guitar virtuoso Chet Atkins was a well known Nashville studio musician on his way to becoming a successful recording artist in… READ MORE

  • 25017_logo

    6120, '57

    Western Orange, Serial # 25017. In 1954, the Fred Gretsch Company introduced its own artist signature guitar in response to the success of Gibson’s Les Paul guitar. The virtuoso country… READ MORE

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    6120, '58

    Western Orange, Serial # 26522. The Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody Model 6120 was introduced in 1954.  Gretsch designed it with input from Chet Atkins to be his signature model guitar…. READ MORE

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    6120, '61

    Western Orange, Serial # 40749. In 1954, the Fred Gretsch Company introduced its own artist endorsed guitar in response to the success of Gibson’s Les Paul Model. The virtuoso country… READ MORE

  • 34983_logo

    Tennessean, '60

    Cherry Red, Serial # 34983. In 1958 the Fred Gretsch Company decided to expand the successful Chet Atkins signature guitar line introduced in 1954, which already included the Chet Atkins… READ MORE

  • 41707_logo

    Country Gentleman, '61

    Walnut, Serial # 41707. The Gretsch Country Gentleman debuted in 1958 as the top model of the Chet Atkins line, which now included the economy Tennessean 6119, as well as… READ MORE

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    Country Gentleman, '65

    Walnut, Serial # 79726.

  • 26356_logo

    White Falcon, ’58

    White, Serial # 26356. The exciting changes in the popular music of the 1950s also called for electrifying transformations in musical instruments.  The electric guitar was increasingly prominent, so the… READ MORE

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    Electro II, '53

    Sunburst, Serial # 09618.

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    Country Club, '55

    Cadilac Green.

  • 17771_logo

    Monkees, '67

    Red, Serial # 17771.

  • 47040_logo

    Country Club, ’62

    Cadillac Green, Serial # 47040. The Fred Gretsch Manufacturing Company had been making drums, banjos and lower priced student guitars distributed by other brands since 1883, but it wasn’t until… READ MORE

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    White Falcon, '67

    White, Serial # 271011.

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    Silver Jet, '55

    Silver Sparkle, Serial # 16622. In 1953 the Gretsch Company introduced its first solidbody electric guitar: the Duo Jet. It was intended to compete with Fender’s Telecaster and Gibson’s Les… READ MORE

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    Jet Firebird, '57

    Oriental Red, Serial # 23809. Leo Fender’s revolutionary solid body guitars created quite a stir in the early 1950’s. The established guitar manufacturers of the day initially viewed the Fender… READ MORE

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    Roundup, ’57

    Western Orange, Serial # 23405. By 1953, The Fred Grestch Manufacturing Company had been building drums banjos and guitars for 70 years. The traditional instrument maker made what seemed like… READ MORE

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August 25, 2015 by Justin Zeman Sean Jordan

Sean Jordan was in the shop last week and we talked him into doing a quick video for us. He just graduated high school and is heading out to Berklee… READ MORE

Blog

  • simo
    JD Simo Visit
    August 17, 2015 by Justin Zeman

    JD Simo was out on the road and dropped in to say hello. He played a little for us on Dave’s 1959 Les Paul Burst. Enjoy!

  • DGS017
    DGS Shop Tour
    June 17, 2015 by Tylor

    Our Friends over at Premier Guitar came through and did a really great tour of our shop. Make sure you check it out!

  • DGS012
    Blues Day at DGS
    by Tylor

    We had a little fun Yesterday afternoon and got our Blues Face on. Enjoy!

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