Jimmy Egypt & Sons
Gretsch Jim Dandy Deltoluxe Parlor, Walnut Fingerboard, Tortoiseshell Pickguard, Black Top
Gretsch Jim Dandy Deltoluxe Parlor, Walnut Fingerboard, Tortoiseshell Pickguard, Black Top
Gretsch Jim Dandy Deltoluxe Parlor, Walnut Fingerboard, Tortoiseshell Pickguard, Black Top
Gretsch Jim Dandy Deltoluxe Parlor, Walnut Fingerboard, Tortoiseshell Pickguard, Black Top

Gretsch Jim Dandy Deltoluxe Parlor, Walnut Fingerboard, Tortoiseshell Pickguard, Black Top

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  • Basswood body with X-bracing
  • 12th fret, 24”-scale nato set neck
  • 12” radius walnut fingerboard with pearloid dot inlays and vintage-style 18 frets
  • Synthetic bone nut
  • Gretsch Deltoluxe soundhole pickup with gold/white rosette rings
  • String-through walnut bridge with compensated synthetic bone saddle
  • Single-ply tortoise pickguard with “G” graphic
  • 1950s-style vintage open-gear die-cast tuning machines and vintage end-pin strap buttons
  • Nickel hardware
Product Description

Inspired by the historic “Rex” line of instruments offered by mail-order catalog in the 1930s, ‘40s and ’50s, Jim Dandy models embody the charm and spirit of those early Gretsch flat-top guitars with the superior playability and best-in-class tone that their namesake suggests.

Featuring a petite and portable parlor body shape and a short 24“ scale length, the Jim Dandy Deltoluxe Parlor punches above its weight with a distinct tonal clarity and throaty midrange for which parlor guitars are so beloved.

The X-braced body is crafted with select lightweight laminate tonewoods for an optimal balance of woody vintage tone and reliable durability, while the “C”-shape neck presents an inviting feel for hours of old-timey inspiration. The onboard Gretsch Deltoluxe magnetic soundhole pickup produces versatile electrified acoustic tone, providing added utility for live performance, recording, and effects pedals. Period-correct details such as a vintage-style pinned bridge, “G”-graphic pickguard, painted pinstripe purfling, 3-on-a-plate open-gear tuning machines and oversized dot fingerboard inlays combine for a nostalgic personality destined for any barnburner or jamboree.

Well suited for everything from bluesy porch pickin’ to speakeasy swingin’, the Gretsch Jim Dandy Deltoluxe Parlor is a ramblin’ companion for newbies and old-timers alike.

Specification

General

SERIES Jim Dandy

ORIENTATION Right-Hand

COLOR Black Top

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN ID

 

Neck

HEADSTOCK 1950's Gretsch® 3x3

NECK MATERIAL Nato

NECK FINISH Semi-Gloss

NECK SHAPE "C" Shape

FINGERBOARD RADIUS 12" (305 mm)

FINGERBOARD MATERIAL Walnut

POSITION INLAYS White Pearloid Dot

NUMBER OF FRETS 18 (12 to Body)

TRUSS ROD Single-Action

TRUSS ROD NUT 4 mm Hex

STRING NUT Synthetic Bone

NUT WIDTH 1.69" (43 mm)

NUT MATERIAL Synthetic Bone

 

Body

BODY Sapele

BODY FINISH Semi-Gloss

BODY SHAPE Parlor

BODY TOP Laminated Sapele

BODY BINDING Tortoiseshell

BODY BACK Laminated Sapele

BODY SIDES Laminated Sapele

BODY MATERIAL Sapele

BRACING X-Bracing

WAIST 7.8" (19.8 cm)

ROSETTE Gold/White Rings

 

Hardware

BRIDGE Walnut with Compensated Saddle

BRIDGE PINS Aged White

PICKGUARD 1-Ply Tortoiseshell

HARDWARE FINISH Nickel

TUNING MACHINES Open-Gear Die-Cast

STRINGS D'Addario EJ16 Phosphor Bronze, Light (.012-.053 Gauges)

STRAP BUTTONS Vintage End-Pin

 

Electronics

CONTROLS NA

SPECIAL ELECTRONICS Gretsch Deltoluxe Soundhole Pickup

 

Measurements

UPPER BOUT 9.31" (237 mm)

LOWER BOUT 12.6" (320 mm)

BODY DEPTH 3.75" (95 mm)

BODY LENGTH 17.8" (45.2 cm)

FRET SIZE Vintage

SCALE LENGTH 24" (610 mm)

More Info

Model
2711030511
Part Number
2711030511
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Stock Availability
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Range
Jim Dandy
Type
Acoustic Guitar
Body Shape
Parlour
Electro Acoustic
Yes
Body Material
Sapele
Soundboard
Sapele
Back & Sides
Sapele
Fingerboard
Walnut
Neck Material
Nato
Colour
Black
Scale Length
24"(609.6mm)
Construction
Set Neck
Finish
Satin
Case Supplied
-
Number of Strings
6

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