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Vintage Silvertone guitars
Silvertone Kay 1425 2pu electric guitar hollow body is a curated collection of electric guitars chosen for their unique tone, design, and significance in electric guitar history from approximately 1950-1980. This collection approaches electric guitars from the underdog perspective. So we carry guitars built for the masses, luthiers & manufacturers who pushed the boundaries as to what was possible in terms of not only instrument quality but tone. Design also plays an important consideration in this collection. Alternative materials, innovative tuning systems, and high quality-low cost manufacturing processes are only some of the unique qualities found on instruments at

Silvertone 1444 bass - semi-hollow solid body, 1 pickup, 1965 This site was started to establish an accurate history of Silvertone guitars and has now expanded into other manufactures. Silvertones were created for Sears by a variety of manufacturers including Harmony, Danelectro, Kay, National/Valco/Supro, and Teisco of Japan. You can read more about VintageSilvertones in the gallery area.

An extremely wise Liverpudlian once said: "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." Well, we've been busy with life and now, after a few year's hiatus, it's time to present the first phase of our new collection. For your consideration are some truly unique guitars: Silvertones, Danelectros Harmonys, a Supro 60, an Eko Florentine, and many more. Also, did we mention for all you Shagg's fans, there's a pretty stunning Avalon AV-2T. There's more to come very soon, stay tuned. Welcome to!

Harmony H16B metal flake blue finish 2 pickups NEW-SILVERTONES [see all]:
Recent Silvertone acquisitions in the for sale include:
Silvertone 1427/1385 Espanda-style
Silvertone 1423 Jupiter
Silvertone 1425
Silvertone Danelectro Bass 1444

Silvertone 1427 made by Harmony H62, two pickup, electric guitar, hollow body, black, made in 1960 FEATURED GUITARS:
Silvertone 1427
This is a rare 1960 Silvertone 1427L (It was also model number 1385L and renumbered 1427L in 1960. The Harmony model number is H62) archtop electric guitar made by Harmony of Chicago. [more]

Silvertone Jupiter-Harmony Stratotone-1423L 2pickup electric, black setlistSilvertone 1423 Jupiter
This is an early 1960's Silvertone made by Harmony of Chicago. The body style is similar to a Les Paul. The Jupiter 1423 is the top of Harmony's Stratotone line. [more]

EKO Florentine electric guitar 2 pickups made in Italy circa 1967 red burst double cutaway Here are our recent acquisitions:
Danelectro 3011
Danelectro Coral Firefly
Dan Armstrong Modified wpu
Dan Armstrong Modified bpu
Danelectro Bass 3412
Eko Florentine
Harmony H19
Harmony H16B
Hopf Saturn 63
Kapa 500
Supro 60
Westone Dan Armstrong III t-shirt MERCH:
Want to wear a VintageSilvertones t-shirt; then check out a whole new set of T-Shirts designs with a Rockin' Silvertone Guitar on them! We are also now offering a few other Silvertone items including: a notepad, mousepad, clock, and sweatshirt. T-Shirts - New Improved, Stronger Than Dirt!

Bartell blue hollow body 2pu 1964 Paul Barth

Danelectro 3011, black, finish, white pickguard, 1 lipstick style pickup, 1965

Danelectro Coral Firefly red, 2 pickups, Vincent Bell design, 1967
Dan Armstrong
Dan Armstrong Modified Danelectro, 1 white humbucker pickup, 1969
Dan Armstrong
Dan Armstrong Modified Danelectro, 1 black humbucker pickup, 1969

Saturn 63 , Semi-hollowbody arch top, spruce top, maple back, chrome binding, tear drop sound holes, tremolo tailpiece, 2  chrome covered pickups, electric guitar, made in Germany by Hopf circa 1963

Harmony H19 silhouette electric guitar, cherry redburst, 2 DeArmond pickups, type H vibrato tail piece chicago 1965

Harmony bobkat, h16B colorkat, metallic blue, solid body maple electric guitar with two gold tone DeArmond pickups, type w vibrato tailpiece, maid in Chicago1967

Kapa 506 2 pickpu sunburst semihollow body assembled in Maryland parts from Japan-Germany circa 1970

Supro 60 Ozark, white finish with perimeter stripe and 60 logo, one single coil metal covered pickup, single cutaway, National, Valco, 1958

Westone Dan Armstrong III 2 pickup black solid body electric guitar 1991
We get a lot of questions about the guitars. They're more than we can respond to so please check the FAQ for answers to the most common questions. If you have a pre-sale question please use our contact form

Do you need advice on purchasing a guitar? Looking for a specific sound or style? Need gift recommendations for someone else? Let us know what you need and we'll do our best to advise and assist. Go to the contact form and select "Pre-Sale Question"

Guitars may be tried out and purchased in person at our office in New York City by appointment only: week days, evenings and some weekends are available.

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