Gretsch launches six celebratory 140th Anniversary models – see the luxuriously-spec’d guitars in action

Gretsch 140th Anniversary guitars
(Image credit: Gretsch)

Gretsch has officially launched six ultra-luxurious electric guitars, which celebrate the storied brand’s 140th anniversary in spectacular style.

First unveiled at the start of the year, the 140th Double Platinum Anniversary Collection includes special editions of some of Gretsch's most iconic models – the Falcon, Penguin and Jet among them – that sport gorgeous Two Tone Platinum finishes.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.