Chet Atkins Country Gentleman II

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Epiphone Chet Atkins Country Gentleman II
1989 Epiphone Chet Atkins Country Gentleman II
Epiphone Chet Atkins Country Gentleman II
1990 Epiphone Chet Atkins Country Gentleman II

Chester Burton Atkins (June 20, 1924 – June 30, 2001), better known as Chet Atkins, was an American guitarist and record producer who, along with Owen Bradley, created the smoother country music style known as the Nashville sound, which expanded country's appeal to adult pop music fans as well.


  • 1989-1990


  • Laminated Spruce top
  • Arched mahogany back and mahogany sides
  • 17" body width


  • Two-piece Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard with thumb print inlays
  • Small Open-book with no inlay (1989)
  • Modern clipped-ear with deco diamond inlay (1990)
  • 2-ply truss rod cover with "Chet Atkins" signature engraving
  • 25.5" scale
  • 1.68" nut width


  • 3-ply body front
  • 1-ply body back


  • Two special designed humbucker pickups
  • 1 Vol. 1 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch


  • Chrome hardware
  • 3-ply raised black pickguard
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with ebony bridge base
  • Deco-style trapeze tailpiece
  • Die-cast tuners
  • Elevated 4-ply pickguard
  • Black speed knobs


  • Ebony (EB)
  • Wine Red (WR)
  • Vintage Sunburst (VS)

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