This is a Silvertone 1416, double-cutaway, solid body, electric guitar. It was made for Silvertone by Kay of Chicago IL, USA in late 1965. It has a sunburst finish with shaded walnut burst, one single-coil pickup, and tremolo. The neck is straight and all the electronics work properly. It includes the original hard shell case. Overall, it's a nice playing guitar.Description from VintageSilvertones.com
This Silvertone made by Kay is in good condition but does have some wear to the finish and edges of the body. Everything works properly and is original. The control knobs are plastic with gold embossed type. It has an adjustable bridge, truss rod, and chrome-plated Tremolo. The original case is 43" x 14" x 4.25". Description from VintageSilvertones.com
Six-inline tuners with plastic keys, in very good working order.
Bolt-on neck with three bolts. The neck is straight with dot inlays on rosewood fretboard, 19 brass frets, and 25 1/2" scale. Frets are in very good+ condition. There is some very minor playing wear on the neck. Plastic nut. The neck is pretty wide but not that deep. The action is medium.
One single-coil Kay-made pickup - strong and good working order. The pick works well and has a nice twangy sound and a bit of a bite. All the electronics are in proper working order.
The Dimensions are:
Overall length: 39"Description from VintageSilvertones.com
Body width: 13"Description from VintageSilvertones.com
Body thickness: 1 1/4" (with neck: 1 5/8")Description from VintageSilvertones.com
Scale: 25 1/2"Description from VintageSilvertones.com
Width of the nut: 1 5/8" (depth at nut: 7/8")Description from VintageSilvertones.com
1966 Sears Catalog description:
Single-pickup with tone and volume controls. Steel-rod neck reinforcing; rosewood fingerboard. Adjustable bridge. Turquoise-finished hardwood body. Zippered vinvyl carry bag, pick, cord, extra B, E strings.Description from VintageSilvertones.com
About 39x13x2 in. Wt. 10lbsDescription from VintageSilvertones.com
57 K1415L-$5 mo. Cash $39.95Description from VintageSilvertones.com
Similar to above but with vibrato tailpiece..adds exciting Hawaiian-guitar effect. Sunburst finish with dark mahogany shading.Description from VintageSilvertones.com
Wt. 10lbs.Description from VintageSilvertones.com
57 K1416L-$5 mo. Cash $46.95Description from VintageSilvertones.com