#10700 on inside label = 1954.(9000-13000 = year 1954).Natural blonde with flamed maple top,back and sides.(before 1954 usually with spruce top).Original small clear knobs.Original unbound tortoise pickguard. Original open back tuners, works fine.Original Melitta bridge.ORIGINAL except Pro refret and old nitro overspray on top (original finish on back / sides and neck). 2 original Dearmond pickups and bigsby. THE best sounding Gretsch we have ever had. Reissue white cowboy case!! .
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