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[NAMM] Gretsch Roots Collection mandolin & banjos

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Gretsch G9480 “Laydie Belle” Irish Tenor Banjo
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News Gretsch G9480 “Laydie Belle” Irish Tenor Banjo

Banjo from Gretsch belonging to the Roots Collection series

Gretsch expands its Roots Collection with two new banjos and one mandolin.

Legendary US-manufacturer Gretsch will be adding several models to its Roots Collection of mandolins and banjos during NAMM 2014

The acoustic-electric G9350 Park Avenue F-Mandolin has the following specs:

  • Arched solid spruce top with solid maple back and sides
  • Oval “F” soundhole
  • Maple vintage “V” shaped neck
  • Rosewood fretboard with 24 vintage-style frets (12 to body)
  • Scale length: 13.7"
  • Ebony bridge
  • Open-back geared tuning machines
  • Engraved tailpiece
  • Fishman M300 Nashville piezo-ceramic pickup
  • Antique semi-gloss Vintage Sunburst finish

 

The specs of the G9480 “Laydie Belle” Irish Tenor Banjo read:

  • 3-ply solid maple body
  • Tortoiseshell binding
  • Whyte-Laydie tone ring
  • Vintage soft “U” shaped 3-piece maple/walnut/maple neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with 17 frets and vintage B&D inlays
  • Scale length: 19.75"
  • Vintage-style “No Knot”-type tailpiece
  • Nickel-plated hardware
  • 24 brackets with notched hoop
  • 11" REMO High Crown Renaissance head
  • Vega-style armrest
  • Amber Maple Gloss Finish

 

And the G9455 “Dixie Special” 5-String Open Back Banjo has the following specs:

  • Open-back banjo with maple plywood body
  • Rolled brass tone ring and 24 tension brackets
  • Vintage soft “U” shaped 3-piece maple/walnut/maple neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with 18 frets and vintage B&D inlays
  • Scale length: 26.4"
  • Nickel-plated hardware
  • Geared planetary tuning machines
  • Vintage-style “No Knot”-type tailpiece
  • Rolled brass tone ring
  • Frailing scoop at 18th fret
  • 24 brackets
  • Ddual coordinator rods
  • 11" REMO Renaissance head
  • Vega-style armrest; geared 5th string tuner
  • Amber maple matte finish

 

For more info go to www.gretschguitars.com

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