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Danelectro Silvertone Model 1457 Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar and Amplifier Set (1965)
Danelectro Silvertone Model 1457 Model Semi-Hollow Electric Guitar and Amplifier Set (1965), made in Neptune, NJ, red/black sunburst with sparkles finish, masonite and pine body, poplar neck with rosewood fingerboard; masonite amplifier case, black hard shell case.
The classic Danelectro-made Silvertone 1960's guitar, original equipment for thousands af teen combos in the 1960's. Double cutaway asymmetrical body with sharp curling "horns", white Masonite pickguard, Silvertone logo "paddle" headstock with skate key-style tuners. Two great-sounding Dan-O lipstick pickups with concentric control tone/volume pots, traditional Dan-O chrome plate bridge with rosewood saddle. This is a extremely fine example of these great sounding and playing little guitars, one of the best vintage bargains still going.
Overall length is 37 1/4 in. (94.6 cm.), 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 25 in. (635 mm.). Width of nut is 1 3/4 in. (44 mm.). Super clean, all original-as nice as these get! Amp is complete with pedal, molded cord and all original Silvertone-branded tubes. The guitar has a few chips on the headstock edges and a little tarnish on some metal surfaces, otherwise near mint. Plays fine, sounds GRR-EAT! -as cool now as it was in 1965! Excellent + Condition.
Item # 5186
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