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SILVERTONE: LAP STEEL 1312
1959

Silvertone lap steel model 1312 with original case - 1 pickup black/brown finish, gold hardware circa 1961 This is a 1959 Silvertone lap steel/slide guitar, model 1312 with the original hard shell case. It's is 100% original. It has a black finish; which has faded slightly to dark brown. It has a black and white 50's Modernist-style three dimensional patterns on the fingerboard and an Art-Deco Silvertone logo on the headstock. It was made by Supro for Sears. It has all gold hardware and translucent tuners with gold sparkles embedded. This must have been a special edition since the Sears catalogs do not reference the gold hardware. The serial number is T19xxx (last 3 digits removed). The guitar is in great playing shape. The neck is straight and all the electronics work correctly. This lap steel will be appreciated by both collectors and players.Description from VintageSilvertones.com

Silvertone lap steel
1961 Sears Catalog description:

Hawaiian Electric Guitar
Handsome hardwood body with smart black finish. Mar-resistant lucite fingerboard. Plastic-covered hardwood control knobs. Fast and easy adjustment while playing. 23-inch scale. Measures 32 x 8 1/2 inches. Nickel-plated machine heads. Includes 3 nickel-plated picks. Plastic thumb pick, bullet-shaped steel home study book and 8-foot electric cord included. Optional water resistant case 57G01486 of heavy chipboard, rayon plush lining.
57 G 01311--Shipping. weight 8lbs $4 down, $5 monthly...Cash $39.95
Description from VintageSilvertones.com

57 G 01312--With case (57G01486) Shpg. wt. 13 lbs $5 down, $5 monthly...Cash $46.95


Silvertone Lap Steel Item #: s1002 SOLD

Silvertone lap steel model 1312 with original case - 1 pickup black/brown finish, gold hardware circa 1961


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