The Gretsch G100CE is an affordable acoustic-electric archtop with deco style and a sweet jazz sound.
There are not many acoustic archtops on the market at this price, and the G100CE will definitely please guitarists looking for a lightly amplified archtop sound. Its contemporary-feeling neck makes it a perfect first guitar for new jazz players.
Laminated spruce top. Laminated maple back and sides. Three-piece maple neck and rosewood fretboard. Parallel tone-bar bracing. Height-adjustable Synchromatic rosewood bridge. Chrome tailpiece. 25.5-inch scale. 111/16-inch nut width. 21/8-inch string spacing at the bridge. Matte urethane finish (natural or black). Chrome-plated die-cast tuners. Gretsch neck-mounted single-coil pickup. Tone and volume controls mounted in pickguard. DAddario .011.050 flatwound strings. Made in Korea.
Watch the video review below, courtesy of the official Acoustic Guitar Magazine: