The '61 6120 is the thinnest body yet at 2.25-inches. The ’61 model year is the last of the
single-cutaway 6120 format. The golden era of the iconic 6120 is coming to a close.
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- The reinforcement dowel was relocated to the side of the neck pocket, evident in the cutaway of the guitar.
- Pickups now bear the patent numbers.
- The pickguard evolves from the signpost to the Chet Atkins signature.
- Some very late examples come with a standby switch.
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