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SKU GRETSCH-2711000535

Gretsch Jim Dandy Acoustic Guitar, Walnut Fretboard, White Pickguard, Rex Burst


Gretsch Jim Dandy Acoustic Guitar, Walnut Fretboard, White Pickguard, Rex Burst


Manufacturer's Description

Inspired by the historic “Rex” line of instrumentsoffered by mail-order catalog in the 1930s, ‘40sand ’50s, Jim Dandy™ models embody the charmand spirit of those early Gretsch® flat-top guitarswith superior playability and best-in-class-tone toboot.

Featuring a petite and portable parlor body shapeand a short 24“ scale length, the Jim Dandy™Parlor punches above its weight with a distincttonal clarity and throaty midrange for which parlorguitars are so beloved.

The X-braced body is crafted with selectlightweight laminate tonewoods for an optimalbalance of woody vintage tone and reliabledurability, while the “C”-shape neck presents aninviting feel for hours of old-timey inspiration.Period-correct details such as a vintage-stylepinned bridge, “G”-graphic pickguard, paintedpinstripe purfling, 3-on-a-plate open-gear tuningmachines and oversized dot fingerboard inlayscombine for a nostalgic personality destined forany barnburner or jamboree.

Well suited for everything from bluesy porchpickin’ to speakeasy swingin’, the Gretsch JimDandy Parlor is a ramblin’ companion for newbiesand old-timers alike.


  • Series: Jim Dandy™
  • Body Shape: Parlor
  • Body Top: Laminated Basswood
  • Back and Sides: Laminated Basswood, Laminated Basswood
  • Body Finish: Semi-Gloss
  • Bracing: X-Bracing
  • Rosette: White/Black Rings
  • Neck: Nato, “C” Shape
  • Neck Finish: Semi-Gloss
  • Fingerboard: Walnut, 12” (305 mm)
  • Frets: 18 (12 to Body), Vintage
  • Position Inlays: White Pearloid Dot
  • Nut (Material/Width): Synthetic Bone, 1.69” (43 mm)
  • Truss Rod: Single-Action
  • Tuning Machines: Open-Gear Die-Cast
  • Scale Length: 24” (610 mm)
  • Bridge: Walnut with Compensated Saddle
  • Pickguard: 1-Ply White with “G” Graphic
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel
  • Strings: D’Addario® EJ16 Phosphor Bronze, Light (.012-.053 Gauges)
  • Case/Gig Bag: None

Overall Condition

Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for Gretsch. This Jim Dandy is 100% brand new and is being sold with a full manufacturer's warranty.

note: The photos above may not be of the exact guitar you'll receive. The serial number may differ but specs will all be the same. Please feel free to get in touch with us for an in-hand description.

Our in-house guitar tech will inspect, test, set up, and clean all of our instruments on site prior to shipping. All of our instruments are guaranteed to be fully functional upon arrival.