SILVERTONE MODEL: 658
ACOUSTIC HOLLOWBODY - circa 1965 - KAY
This is a mint Silvertone 658 acoustic guitar made by Kay of Chicago. The guitar is new, old stock (NOS) with a black satin finish. It is literally in the exact condition it was the day it shipped from the factory in the mid-1960s. It has never been played. So the finish is extremely clean with only a few factory blemishes. (see the small nick near the low e-string side of the body near the neck) The neck is straight and it's firmly attached to the body.Description from VintageSilvertones.com
The serial (or model) number is L1592; which is stamped inside the body. This is one of those guitars you only find once in a lifetime. So if you're a serious Silvertone collector you will not want to miss this opportunity. It includes everything shown in the photos: guitar, case, record, instructions, flyers, and the original shipping box (which is partially torn at the seam) from Sears. The guitar will be shipped in a larger box so the original is not damaged.Description from VintageSilvertones.com
The Dimensions are:
Overall length: 41"Description from VintageSilvertones.com
Body width: 15"Description from VintageSilvertones.com
Body thickness: 4 1/4"Description from VintageSilvertones.com
Here's the original description from the 1967 Sears catalog:
Silvertone Arch-top Guitars
Super auditorium size arch-top guitars, engineered to produce great volume unsurpassed by flat-top guitars. Slim steel reinforced necks handle easily, resist warping, bending. Fingerboards with inlaid position markers. Adjustable rosewood bridge allows setting of strings to comfortable height. Instruction record, pick, extra B and E strings incl.
4 1/4 x 15 x 41 in. long. Order guitar case 57 G 728L belowDescription from VintageSilvertones.com
Laminated hardwood; black-lacquered satin finish, rosewood-color fingerboard, white edge stripping, white pick guardplate.Description from VintageSilvertones.com
57 G 658L -- Shipping weight 10 pounds. $4 monthly....$24.95VintageSilvertones.com
Case. 5x16x42 inches long.Description from VintageSilvertones.com
57 G 728L -- Allow 10 lbs. postage.....$8.95Description from VintageSilvertones.com
Item #: k2010
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