Gretsch G7593T Billy Duffy Signature Falcon Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Bigsby - White

Falcon Electric Guitar White
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Billy Duffy is not afraid to make a statement, and few things make a bolder statement than Duffy wielding his Gretsch White Falcon under the stage lights with British rock legends The Cult. Duffy burst out of London’s early '80s post-punk scene in Theatre of Hate before meeting Ian Astbury and forming one of rock 'n' roll’s most powerful, unique and long-lasting duos as what would become The Cult. Duffy's combination of thick power chords steeped in rich chorused delay, melodic Morricone-inspired lead phrases and filthy feedback-laden solos created an unparalleled sound larger than most venues could contain. The Cult’s first two albums, Dreamtime and Love, solidified their place among the pre-"alternative" elite, with the latter album featuring what would become their most popular single, "She Sells Sanctuary", which remains a global staple on rock radio twenty years on and was even featured on a 2012 Super Bowl advertisement in the States. Every track on those iconic albums featured his Gretsch White Falcon exclusively, and Duffy has made a point to include it on every subsequent album, most notably the chart-topping Electric and Sonic Temple, and their most recent critically acclaimed release Choice of Weapon. It is with great pleasure that Gretsch is releasing the G7593T Billy Duffy Falcon guitar, which has immediately become one of the most unique and bewitching White Falcon guitars ever made. Featuring much of what Falcon fans hold dear, Duffy's inimitable guitar has several unique aesthetic differences that separate it from the rest of the "Falcon" flock, namely its period-correct '70s Baldwin-era styling, pure White gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish, V-shaped Falcon headstock, Silver Sparkle binding, custom wound hot “Black Top” Filter'Tron pickups with three-point adjustable '70s-style metal bezels and Duffy's preferred Bigsby tailpiece. In addition, Duffy's signature bird of prey features a 17" wide, 2 ¾" deep single cut-away three-ply maple body with a three-ply maple arched top and back and two spruce parallel tone bars and sound post, a three-piece maple/walnut/maple neck with ebony fingerboard, a chrome-plated truss rod cover with Duffy's signature emblazoned on it, a chrome-plated output jack plate, pearloid wide-block fretboard inlays, '70s-style aluminum "G" arrow knobs and a premium gray speckled "Billy Duffy" case. The Gretsch G7593T Billy Duffy Falcon guitar, the tool inspired, designed and built to deliver the ultimate statement of rock 'n' roll nirvana.

Model Name G7593T Billy Duffy Falcon
Series Artist
Colour White
Part No 2401409805

Body Back Arched Maple

Body Depth 2.75" (70 mm)

Body Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Body Shape Falcon™

Body Sides Maple

Body Top Arched Maple

Bracing Parallel Spruce Tone Bars with Sound Post

Fingerboard Radius 12" (305 mm)

Fret Size Medium Jumbo

Fretboard Ebony

Neck Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck Material 3-Piece Maple/Walnut/Maple

Number of Frets 22 (Plus Zero Fret)

Nut Width 1.71" (43.4mm)

Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm)

Bridge Pickup CUSTOM WOUND "Black Top" Filter'Tron™ with Hex Socket Cap Screw Pole Pieces and 3-Point Adjustable '70s Style Metal Bezels

Controls Volume 1.(Neck Pickup), Volume 2.(Bridge Pickup), Master Volume.

Neck Pickup CUSTOM WOUND "Black Top" Filter'Tron™ with Fillister Head Machine Screw Pole Pieces and 3-Point Adjustable '70s Style Metal Bezels

Pickup Switching 3-Position Toggle Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup

Auxiliary Switching 3-Position Master Tone Switch Position 1. Medium Level, High Frequency Roll Off. Position 2. Switch Out of Circuit, Pickup Wide Open. Position 3. Slight Level, High Frequency Roll Off

Bridge Adjusto-Matic™ with PINNED '70s Style Ebony Base

Hardware Finish Chrome

String Nut Bone

Tailpiece Bigsby® B6CW w/Wire Handle

Tremolo Arm Handle Bigsby® "Wire" Style Handle

Tuning Machines Grover® Imperial™ with Butter-Bean Buttons

Control Knobs G-Arrow

Unique Features Chrome Plated Truss Rod Cover with Billy Duffy Signature, Chrome Output Jack Plate, Pearloid Wide-Block Position Inlays, '70s Style Aluminum "G" Arrow Knobs, Premium Gray Speckled Billy Duffy Case