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Friedrich Gretsch manufactured banjos, tambourines, and drums until his death in 1895. moved operations to a larger facility where Gretsch went on to become one of the most prominent manufacturers of American musical instruments.
Most modern-era Gretsch guitars are manufactured in the Far East, though American-made "Custom Shop" models are available.
switch to a Gretsch Tennessean and his Country Gentleman made its last appearance in the music video of "You're Going to Lose That Girl" in the movie Help!
FMIC discontinued the low-end bolt-neck Electromatic models of the late 1990s and early 2000s.
The renewed Electromatic Hollowbody line became successful, from the 5125–5129 series (with U.
In late 2002, Gretsch and the Fender Musical Instruments Corporation reached an agreement giving Fender control over marketing, production, and distribution of guitars, with the Gretsch family retaining ownership of the company.
Fender instituted a program intended to restore production practices of the era of Gretsch's greatest popularity.
The trestle bracing of the 1959–1961 era was re-introduced on the Setzer line and other selected models.