Fred Gretsch Musical Instruments,1877-1916

Early Fred Gretsch Musical Instrument Business addresses.

Unless otherwise stated, these addresses are from Brooklyn Directories.

1877-78

Gretsch, Frederick, clerk, h 46 third Street

Trow’s New York City Directory

1879

Gretsch, Frederick C. colorer, 12 N. Williams, h. 58 S. 8th Brooklyn

Trow’e New York City Directory

1881-82

Gretsch, Frederick W. bookkpr. h. 200 S. 5th

1882-84

Gretsch, Fred’k musical insts. 379 B’way, h. 866 Willoughby av.

1884-5-6

Gretsch, Frederick, drums 134 1st St

h. 866 Willoughby Ave

1887

Gretsch, Frederick musical insts. 134 1st, h. 866 Wil’by ave.

1888-90

Frederick Gretsch, banjos 130 Middleton

168 Lee Street

1891

Fred’k Gretsch, mfr, h.130 Middleton

1892-93

Fred’k Gretsch musical insts.132 Middleton

h. 20 Hart

1893, Paul DeWitt’s Welt-Adressbuch

Gretsch, Fred., 126 & 132 Middleton str., Fabrik von Schlaginstr.,Trommeln, Cymbals, Tambourins, Xylophons u. Banjos.

Thanks to Dr. Christian Hoyer,

Framus Museum & Framus Archiv, Markneukirchen, Germany for this citation.

1893-94

Fred’k Gretsch drums 132 Middleton,

h.20 Hart

1894-95

Fred’k Gretsch musical inst.mfr. 104 S.4th,

h. 20 Hart

1895-96

Fred’k Gretsch musical instr. mkr. 104 S. 4th

Rosa Gretsch, wid Fred’k, h.20 Hart

1896-97

Fred’k Gretsch musical instr. 104 S. 4th St

h.20 Hart

1897-98

Fred’k Gretsch musical instr. 104 S. 4th St

h.20 Hart

1898-99

Fred’k Gretsch musical instr. 104 S. 4th St

h.20 Hart

Rosa Gretsch wid. Fred h.20 Hart

1899-1900

Fred’k Gretsch musical instr. 104 S. 4th St

h.20 Hart

Rosa Gretsch wid. Fred

h.20 Hart

1902

Fred Gretsch, Musical Instruments, 104 S. 4th St.

Rosa Gretsch, wid. Fred, h.20 Hart

1912

Gretsch, Fred’k, Mfg.Con musical inst.104 S 4th

Gretsch, Fred’k, musical insts 104 s.4th, hm 285 Kingston av

1913

Fred Gretsch, 104 South 4th St.

h. 385 Kington Av.

1916

March, letterhead

The Fred. Gretsch MFG.Co.

54-82 Broadway,

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