Gretsch guitars has added new finishes to its Jim Dandy acoustic guitars, now wrapped in a remarkable limited edition Nocturne Blue finish or the classic Frontier Stain finish. Faithful to the Gretsch “Rex” parlor guitars of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, the G9500 Jim Dandy Flat Top parlor-style model embodies everything that was great about the beloved “first guitar.”
The Gretsch Roots Collection resurrects timeless designs that take you through nearly a century of sound. Inspired by tradition, these instruments capture the voices and sounds of generations past and celebrate the deep musical roots inside each of us. Ideal for songwriting, practice or even as a travel guitar, this little wonder is great for beginners or seasoned pros alike. Comfortable to play, and full of woody vintage tones with full-sounding bass, the Roots Collection will inspire hours of playing joy.
- G9500 Jim Dandy™ 24” Flat Top Guitar, 2022
- G9500 Limited Edition Jim Dandy™ at Top Guitar, 2022
The G9500 Jim Dandy™ Flat Top parlor-style model embodies everything that was great about everyone’s first guitar. Everything and then some that is, because the G9500 is crafted with select guitar woods and is fully lined and braced for a warm and pleasing tone, with a 24” scale for endless hours of playing comfort.
Wrapped in a classic Frontier Stain finish, the G9500 also has 1950s-style vintage open-gear die-cast tuning machines, nickel hardware and single-ply white pickguard featuring a “G” graphic. Ideal for songwriting, practice or even as a travel guitar, this little wonder is great for beginners or seasoned pros alike. Comfortable to play, and full of woody vintage tone with full-sounding bass, the Jim Dandy will inspire hours of playing joy.
- Sapele body with X-bracing
- 12th fret, 24”-scale nato set neck
- Vintage-style 18 frets
- Synthetic bone nut
- Black walnut fingerboard with pearloid dot inlays
- Top-load walnut bridge with compensated saddle
- Single-ply aged white pickguard with “G” graphic
- 1950s-style vintage open-gear die-cast tuning machines and vintage end-pin strap buttons
$189.00 USD, £205.00 GBP, €240.00 EUR, $399.99 AUD, ¥40,700 JPY