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made in 1967 - HARMONY

Silvertone -Harmony-made - 1479 solid body electric guitar with 1750 whammy bar, double cutaway 2 pu, redburst circa 1967 This is a solid body, double cutaway, double pickup, redburst Silvertone made by Harmony of Chicago on January 19, 1967. The guitar's body shape is similar to that of a Fender Jaguar. This guitar features two red DeArmond pickups, a white pickguard on which all of the electronics are mounted, an adjustable metal, roller-style bridge, two white plastic strap pins, and a 1750 style tremolo tailpiece. This 1479 is very clean and 100% original. It looks almost as if it was never used. With its great fast action and terrific tone, this guitar plays like a dream. It includes an original hardshell case. The Christmas gift that you've been waiting since 1967 has finally arrived. Get this instrument while you can.

This guitar is 100% original and it is in good condition. It is very clean and it is probably as close to new old stock as you'll ever get. There are is some wear on the bottom and the back of the lower treble bout. There is also some barely visble wear along the back of the bass side of the guitar. This guitar has had a long rock & roll history; however, it is still really beautiful after approximately fifty years. It plays wonderfully and sounds great!
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The tuners, opened-back, 6 inline with plastic buttons are in very good working condition. All of the tuners are smooth and hold the pitch well.

The neck is in good shape. It is a straight, bolted-on, neck with circular mother-of-pearl inlays on an ebonized fretboard, 20 frets, and a 24" scale. The frets are in fine shape. The headstock features a vertical silkscreened Silvertone logo. The neck is kept straight with dual steel reinforcement rods. With its fast action, the neck feels fantastic under your fingers.
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The two red colored single coil, DeArmonds are very clean, strong and full sounding. The bridge pickup has a clean, potent, twangy but warm tone. The neck pickup has a potent, clean bell-like tone. This guitar is perfect for blues, rock, jazz, funk, or rockabilly but it is also extremely versatile. You can acheive a myriad of musical styles with the right tone and pickup settings. There are four black, plastic knobs. Each pickup has a tone and volume control. The toggle switch allows you to select the neck, bridge or both pickups. The pots and toggle are clean sounding and work great.
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The Dimensions are:
    Overall length: 37"Description from
    Body width: 12"
    Body thickness: 1 3/8" with neck 1.75"Description from
    Scale: 24" approx.
    Width of the nut: 1.75" (depth .75")
    String height at 12th fret: 1/16"Description from

Silvertone Harmony #1479 Item #: h3075 $1079
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Silvertone -Harmony-made - 1479 solid body electric guitar with 1750 whammy bar double cutaway, redburst, 2 red pickups made 1967

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